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Michel Deslauriers

A full-time automotive journalist since 2004, Michel Deslauriers spent several years working for the Auto123.com portal, we he notably occupied the role of Editor-in-chief. He then moved over to TC Media where he collaborated to the launch of AutoGO.ca, before joining the team at The Car Guide in 2015.

His knowledge and his interest for the automotive industry range from earth-scorching muscle cars to earth-friendly electric vehicles.

Most recent articles

Special Events30 Years of Lexus
LIBERIA, Costa Rica – As the Japanese automobile manufacturers expanded their business globally in the 1980s, they grabbed a stranglehold of the small-car market in North America. Three of those automakers decided to build on that success and aim to redefine the luxury-car market. Honda was first, creating the Acura …
First Drives2020 Lexus RX: Minor Changes to Stay in the Game4.0/5
LIBERIA, Costa Rica – Lexus is proud to say that it invented the luxury crossover when it introduced the RX 300 back in 1998. It was an instant hit and when on to become the brand’s all-time, best-selling model. In 2018, it accounted for 29% of total Lexus sales across …
Test Drives2019 Cadillac XT4: Seeking New Blood4.0/5
The last few years haven’t been easy for domestic luxury brands Cadillac and Lincoln, who must figure out how to attract a younger clientele. A brand image is hard to establish, difficult to change and easy to ruin. With so many SUVs in General Motors’ portfolio, we wonder why it …
NewsThe Audi A6 allroad is Likely Headed to Canada
Last year, the German automaker unveiled the wagon version of its midsize A6. Since we received confirmation that it wouldn’t be sold in Canada, we decided not to talk about it. In early June of this year, Audi struck again by launching the A6 allroad, a high-riding variant of its …
Test Drives2019 Ford Mustang BULLITT: Call Me Steve4.0/5
Although Ford is trying hard to convince us that a turbo four-cylinder Mustang is awesome, this sports car is much more delectable with a good ol’ V8. For those who believe they’ll lack originality by purchasing a Mustang GT, and who can’t swing a Shelby GT350, there’s the BULLITT. In …
Test Drives2019 Acura RDX: Just in Time4.0/5
These days, if a luxury brand portfolio isn’t filled with SUVs of all shapes and sizes, it’s because someone high up within the company messed up. That person—or it could be a committee—misjudged the shift towards light trucks and are left struggling with declining sales. We don’t know who these …