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Gabriel Gélinas

An automobile writer since 1991, Gabriel Gélinas found journalism by way of auto racing. He was a driver before becoming the head instructor at the Jim Russell driving school at the Mont Tremblant Circuit. There, he developed several advanced driving programs for various automobile manufacturers.

As a journalist, Gabriel is passionate about sports cars and all the latest technologies coming out of the automotive industry. In addition to contributing to the print and electronic versions of Le Guide de l’auto and The Car Guide, he is also a columnist for The National Post and driving.ca. In addition, Gabriel acts as the automotive expert on TVA’s Salut Bonjour! television program and regularly contributes to news reports for TVA, LCN, Argent and CTV.

Most recent articles

First Drives2019 Volvo V60: Sleek Swede4.0/5
BARCELONA, Spain – Wagons are part of Volvo’s DNA and this style of vehicle is still very much a factor in European markets, as well as certain select markets around the globe. That’s why the introduction of a new V60 is of paramount importance to the Swedish automaker, and it …
Spotlight on2019 Volvo V60: We're Driving it This Week
The Car Guide is on its way to Barcelona, Spain for the first drive of the new 2019 Volvo V60, which had its world premiere at the Geneva Auto Show and made its North-American debut at the New York Auto Show. After its successful launch of the new XC40 subcompact …
First DrivesExclusive 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS: Alpha Dog4.5/5
CLARINGTON, Ontario – The current Porsche 911 Carrera lineup is made up of 23 different variants and the 911 GT2 RS is the top dog. It is the fastest, most powerful 911 Porsche has ever made, and it is the current lap record holder for production cars on the famous …
First Drives2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS: Track Ready5.0/5
NURBURGRING, Germany – The 911 GT3 RS cars sit in the pits of the Nurburgring Formula One track, bright coloured wild beasts waiting under an overcast sky. I get in to one of them and start adjusting the seat, steering wheel and mirrors before I buckle up. Everything is right …
First Drives2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Behold the Beast4.5/5
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – I was sent for a ride of the ZR1 on a road circuit right beside the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. And when I got into the car, Tony Kanaan, winner of the 2013 Indianapolis 500 and IndyCar driver for A.J. Foyt’s team, greeted me with the …
New York2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback: World Debut at the New York Auto Show
Audi’s Sport Division has just introduced the RS 5 Sportback at the New York Auto Show. As the latest iteration of the RS 5, it’s got a more dynamic profile than the Coupe, thanks to a sloping roofline and its five-door configuration. The RS 5 Sportback follows the RS 7’s …