The company was founded in 2009 by former racing driver Antoine Bessette in Montreal, Canada. The first vehicle produced was the Felino CB7, built between 2010 and 2014 and tested at the Formula One Gilles Villeneuve Circuit. In 2012 the first prototypes were shown at the Montreal International Auto Show, and commercial production began in 2015.
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- "F E L I N O | Timeline". www.felinocars.com. Retrieved 2016-11-12.