4 Feb
The RWD vision of Quebec racing star Antoine Bessette

With every nation under the sun seemingly joining the epic Supercar Wars — including Poland’s Arrinera De Veno, India’s DC Design Avanti, Mexico’s Mastretta MXT, Spain’s Aspid GT-21 Invictus, etc — it was only a matter of time until America’s hat, aka Canada, got in on the action. The Quebec-based Felino Cars has unveiled its cB7 supercar, a carbon-fiber-loaded two-seater powered by a 6.2 litre V8 engine that sends all 525 horses (at 6,300 rpm) to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual gearbox or an optional sequential gearbox. The vision of Quebec racing star Antoine Bessette, the cB7 mates incredible lightness (1,135 kg) with blinding torque (489 lb-ft at 4,400 rpm) and a perfect 50/50 weight balance, the results being a serious track car that hopes to also become street legal. If Felino can keep their stated starting base price of only $100,000, the cB7 could sell excellently… but that’s a big IF. Watch the video of Bessette taking out his slick, matte black creation on Montreal’s famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve racetrack below…

More looks at the Felino cB7 Supercar after the Jump…

via Gadget Review

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