What is FELINO cB7?

Some recently post a picture of this fascinating car on my Google Plus account and I had to look it up.

cB7 Prototype

cB7 Prototype – Look a little like a C7? That’s what I thought.

 

So what is cB7?

The FELINO cB7 is a tubular frame vehicle wrapped with composite and carbon fibre elements; it weighs approximately 1 000 kg, according to the selected drive train.

Therefore, the cB7 can be mounted with a 4, 6 or 8-cylinder engine, optional for the buyer.

The early prototype, equipped with a 4-cylinder turbo engine, was tested and received high marks in 2012 and 2013. In 2013, a 6,2 litres V-8 was installed under the bonnet of a second-generation prototype and will be tested thoroughly in the Spring of 2014.

The specifications featured in the press documents are those of the V8 version. These specifications may change. Final model specs will be available in the Summer of 2014.

The entry-level model of the FELINO cB7 will be available at a price under $100,000. Final sales prices will be announced later. The FELINO corporation is already considering the possibility of an electric vehicle in a few years.

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PRODUCTION STATUS OF THE FELINO cB7

After three years of research and development, the first FELINO cB7 prototype became a reality in 2012 and was tested on race tracks and notably on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in 2012 and 2013.

In 2013, FELINO built a second-generation prototype, featuring a chassis evolution, along with a mechanical and design upgrade. It will be tested in the Spring of 2014.

In 2014, the company will reach the final phase of development and the level of pre-production. Two more units will be assembled and tested before Production 1 starts. A limited production series is forecasted for 2015.

via F E L I N O | Informations.

Here are the specs they vary of course depending on the drive train.  I’m liking it to a kit car – like a Cobra.

Specs

Specs

 

Would you buy one?

Thanks for reading

Tim

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Super car soon to be a reality

One does not often mention Canada and supercars in the same breath, but Felino, a new high-performance carmaker based in Montreal, hopes to change that with its first production model, the Felino cB7. Founded by the former Canadian racecar driver …

1,000,000th Corvette Surprise Rescue!!!

http://corvettemuseum.blogspot.com/2014/03/millionth-corvette-unexpectedly-saved.html

“Initially there was no intention to bring the Millionth out, but as we got in there and saw more this morning we did feel like this might be our best chance,” said Danny Daniel, President of Scott, Murphy and Daniel Construction.

Danny indicated that they pulled the car by one wheel from where it was lodged and it swung free into the cavern. They were then able to lift the car and place it to rest, upside down on the bottom of the sinkhole. Finally, the Corvette was hooked up by its two tires for final lifting out of the sinkhole, much like the process to retrieve the 1993 40th Anniversary.

“Went like a champ, we were tickled to death,” added Daniel.

“The Millionth Corvette has been through a lot, but the damage at first glance seems to be less extensive than what it could have been, especially given the precarious spot the car landed,” said Bob Hellmann, Facilities and Displays Manager at the Museum. “The undercarriage and frame look to be in good condition and everything is repairable.”

The Millionth Corvette was built at 2:00pm on July 2, 1992 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Just like the first 1953 Corvettes, it bears a white exterior, red interior and is a convertible. The car was donated to the Corvette Museum by General Motors. In a press release from 1991, Jim Perkins, General Manager for Chevrolet at the time, said “We’ve been looking for a way to support the goals of the museum, which are to enshrine a great car and the great people who made it an American institution.” This donation came two years before the museum that exists today had opened its doors.

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She looks a little rough to me.

I have to take a minute to give job well done to the crew working the rescue.  Lots of people appreciate their efforts.  I having pulled a RV from a 100 ravine with a tow truck, it’s nerve racking job….these guys are pros.

Thanks for reading.

Tim

SEMA 2013: Total Cost Involved And Ford Build Snakebit F100 – RodAuthority.com

 

 

This a great looking custom.  I might of not been so straight forward with the Mustang headlines/front end.  See the video below!!!

This a great looking custom. I might of not been so straight forward with the Mustang headlines/front end. See the video below!!!

 

The automotive community is good at giving back. We love to find a good cause and raise some money to benefit it. So to benefit a children’s hospital in Canada, Total Cost Involved, Ford Racing, and many others got together to build a one of a kind 1956 F100 pickup.

The Snakebit F100, is a blending of classic F100 truck style, with modern technology. Wayne Halabura from Ford was instrumental in getting the project off the ground, and bringing all of the right suppliers together to make it happen. The truck was assembled in just eight months.

Under the hood is a supercharged 5.4 liter engine, the same as what’s found in 2007-2012 GT500 Mustangs, backed up by a TR3650 six-speed transmission. The wheelbase has been stretched by five inches thanks to the Total Cost Involved chassis. There’s also a Currie Enterprises nine-inch rear end with 3.73 gears in the back.

via SEMA 2013: Total Cost Involved And Ford Build Snakebit F100 – RodAuthority.com.

SEMA 2013 Trend: Cancer Consciousness

At SEMA 2013, cancer awareness was higher-profile than in previous years. Momentum from October Breast Cancer Awareness Month carried into November. Many male SEMA attendees were also participating in Movember: not shaving throughout 
The mild and wild custom debuts of SEMA 2013

The mild and wild custom debuts of SEMA 2013. You never know what sort of custom cars you’ll see at the SEMA Show. From lightly modified Corvettes to insane 1,000-horsepower Hyundais, we’ve got the highlights right here. Antuan Goodwin. by Antuan 

Car Feature: Jacobo Herrera’s Lincoln Is “The Missing Link” – RodAuthority.com

Whether you like chopped, dropped or lowered car or not (they really aren’t my thing) you have to marvel at the workmanship that goes into one.  This Lincoln is unbelievable.

 

Car Feature: Jacobo Herrera’s Lincoln Is “The Missing Link” – RodAuthority.com.

 

When it comes to popular customs and lead sleds, one car stands above the rest as far as the most iconic in the industry, at least for most. After all, the 1949 Merc is no stranger to the hobby and finds itself accompanied by many of its same kind at virtually any show you attend. But just because the late 40s Mercury is one of the more notable lead sled designs amped up by today’s popularity doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some stiff competition out there for the most gorgeous low-slung design.

AWESOME!

AWESOME!

 

Thanks for reading.

Tim

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Sittin Pretti draws custom cars for charitable cause | SLIDESHOW

ARLINGTON — Hundreds of auto enthusiasts turned out again to generate thousands of dollars for the Arlington Boys & Girls Club at the annual Sittin Pretti Summer Slam car show at the Arlington Airport on Saturday, Aug. 17. “It’s been a pleasure to