Video - Jaguar builds (converts) a 1968 E Type to electric

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Video - Jaguar builds (converts) a 1968 E Type to electric

Post by MitchJi » Oct 12 2017 12:50pm

Driveline by Rimac. It's designed so that the same driveline will bolt into a large percentage of existing jaguars.

Published on Oct 11, 2017One of the most beautiful sports cars ever produced, converted to electric drive by Jaguar Land Rover. It's faster and lighter than the original!

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Jaguar Land Rover Classic is presenting an electric-powered Jaguar E-type at the Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest, which opens to the public on 8 September in London

Jaguar Land Rover Classic electrifies the past with an inventive Jaguar E-type sports car featuring fully electric powertrain
Acclaimed by Enzo Ferrari as “the most beautiful car in the world”, the Jaguar E-type now combines breathtaking beauty with zero emissions for the first time
E-type Zero is based on 1968 Series 1.5 Jaguar E-type Roadster, and features a cutting-edge electric powertrain enabling 0-62mph in just 5.5 seconds
Engineered by Jaguar Land Rover Classic at company’s new ‘Classic Works’ in Warwickshire, UK
E-type Zero makes world debut during Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. The event begins with a media preview on 7 September and is open to public visitors from 8-10 September
E-Type Zero will sit alongside the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE at Tech Fest, which goes on sale in 2018
Enquiries regarding E-type Zero should be made using: +44 (0)203 601 1255 or #jaguarelectrifies

The car, known as E-type Zero, has been restored and converted at Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Coventry, not far from where the E-type was born.
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Re: Video - Jaguar builds (converts) a 1968 E Type to electr

Post by Hillhater » Oct 12 2017 5:23pm

I dont know if im reassured or concerned that Jaguar...who have developed a range of EVs themselves,....went to Rimac to design and build the key electrics for this. ( battery, motor, controls etc ?)
They certainly do not make that clear in their PR release info....
As you would probably expect, Jag pulled from its existing all-electric vehicle lineup to build the E-Type Zero, including the I-Pace, the automaker’s first all-electric SUV. Specs include a 220-kW powertrain juiced by a 40-kWh battery pack, with power routed through a new prop shaft, finally mating to an original E-Type differential in the rear before reaching the ground.
Personally, i would keep the E Type "oily", and have an EV Mk 2 as a daily driver......much more useable.
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Post by The fingers » Oct 12 2017 6:26pm

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