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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 DrivesAudi R8 GT 2023 : Last Blast4.0/5
As we all know, Audi is firmly committed to electrification and the glorious days of internal combustion engines are numbered in Ingolstadt, but that hasn't stopped Audi Sport engineers from fine-tuning the sporty R8 by creating the new GT variant powered by the most powerful version of the naturally aspirated …
New Models2024 Volvo EX90 Debuts as Volvo’s Flagship Electric SUV
The all-new 2024 Volvo EX90 may not be the Swedish automaker’s first fully electric SUV, but it’s definitely the most advanced and sophisticated yet. It also marks the beginning of a new era for Volvo in its quest to become an EV-only brand by 2030. Following the seven-passenger EX90, which …
New ModelsAudi e-tron Gets Fresh Looks, More Range, New Name
Four years after its debut, the Audi e-tron is changing its name to Q8 e-tron as part of a mid-cycle update that also includes styling revisions and increased range. In Canada, the new Q8 55 e-tron will be available in standard and Sportback body styles with a larger 114kWh battery …
First Drives2023 BMW i7 xDrive60: An Eco-Friendly Expression of Opulence4.5/5
Palm Springs, California— The launch of the seventh-generation 7 Series marks an important milestone for BMW . For the first time ever, the Bavarian automaker’s full-size sedan is available in 760Li xDrive trim with a new twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 and as a fully electric model called i7 xDrive60 . Both …
First Drives2023 BMW M4 CSL: 42 for Canada4.0/5
One thousand. That’s how many units of the new 2023 BMW M4 CSL ( Competition Sport Leicht ) will be sold globally. And only 42 of those—one more than initially announced—will be allocated to the Canadian market, priced at $166,500 apiece. Since most customers will likely keep the car safely …
Test Drives2022 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT: A Real Rocket4.0/5
Nineteen. That’s how many Porsche Cayenne models you’ll find in the Canadian lineup with the addition of the new Turbo GT, which is exclusively available in Coupe configuration. Of course, we’re used to such generous selection, with the 911 and Panamera offering a whopping 23 and 24 models, respectively. Now, …
First Drives2023 Lexus RX 350: Continuity Through Change4.0/5
Santa Barbara, California— The 2023 model year marks the debut of the fifth-generation Lexus RX , the Japanese luxury brand’s best-selling vehicle in Canada (which happens to be its fourth largest market behind the U.S., China and Japan). Highlights include new four-cylinder engines with either a turbocharger or any number …