Clavey, William


Le Guide de l'Auto, Le Journal de Montreal


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Formerly a technical writer, William has always aspired of one day becoming an automotive journalist. Fed up of occupying jobs that no longer stimulated him, he opened up a blog and started writing about his passion: cars. Over time, his blog, Clavey’s Corner, grew and became recognized across the country by important people in the industry. Over a period of two years, William Clavey has driven over 100 different cars.

He then started writing for Jalopnik, a controversial American car website, where he became known internationally for his humoristic and censor-free writing style. William currently works full time at Le Guide de l'auto / The Car Guide. He still collaborates to Jalopnik, as well as Le Journal de Montréal. He writes in both English and French.

Recent Articles:

  1. 2019 BMW Z4 sDrive30i: No Need to Worry

    William Clavey

    PALM SPRINGS (California) – After a three-year hiatus, BMW’s drop-top roadster returns with an all-new face, built on an entirely updated platform and powered by two new engines. Exciting. But we were worried. Worried that this new Z4 would be too big, too soft and far from its roots (the …

  2. Rolls-Royce Cullinan 2019 : un diamant pour les sentiers battus

    William Clavey

    Si vous trouvez que la folie des VUS est devenue hors de contrôle, prenez le temps d’écouter les conférences de presse des constructeurs. Vous vous rendrez rapidement compte que l’existence de ces véhicules est tout à fait justifiée. Pensez-y : quand les garages de votre clientèle cible sont remplis de …

  3. BMW M850i xDrive 2019 : l'art du grand tourisme

    William Clavey

    À la fin des années 80, BMW cessait la production de son grand coupé sport, la Série 6, afin de développer quelque chose d’encore plus opulent : la Série 8. Ce bolide, aux allures nettement plus modernes que sa devancière, incorporait des technologies de pointe et une mécanique inhabituelle pour …

  4. BMW Z4 sDrive30i 2019 : inquiétudes dissipées

    William Clavey

    PALM SPRINGS (Californie) - Après une pause de trois ans, la décapotable biplace de BMW revient sous une allure complètement différente, assemblée sur une nouvelle plate-forme, et alimentée par de nouveaux moteurs. Ça promet. Mais nous étions inquiets. Inquiets que cette Z4 soit trop grosse, trop lourde et loin de …

  5. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Welcome to Canada

    William Clavey

    Two years after its official release, the Chevrolet Bolt EV remains competitive even if it now faces serious rivals such as the long-range Nissan LEAF PLUS and the Hyundai Kona Electric. Plus, the Tesla Model 3 is finally here, and it’s not only an accomplished product, its gaining quite a …

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