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Old 09-07-2017, 10:26 PM   #1
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Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Coventry, England, made the conversion, keeping most things stock to the Series 1.5 E-Type, save for more efficient LED headlamps, modified instrumentation and fascia and a 220 kW electric powertrain—some components of which were borrowed from the upcoming Jaguar I-Pace.

That new motor is fed by a 40 kWh battery that has roughly the same dimensions, same placement and a similar weight to the E-Type’s original V6 XK engine. Jaguar claims it has a real-world range of around 170 miles, and can be fully recharged in six to seven hours.

That new electric drivetrain all packaged very cleverly to resemble the original car, with the electric motor and reduction gear just behind the battery pack where the gearbox would have gone. A new propshaft directs that power back to a carry-over differential and final drive.

Best of all, the entire package is about 100 lbs lighter than the original, and the front-to-rear weight distribution did not have to be changed, making the whole drivetrain somewhat plug-and-play. If the owner wanted the original petrol-powered XK engine back in its place, they could relatively easily do that.

This new electric drivetrain lets the car once called “the most beautiful car in the world” by Enzo Ferrari go from 0 to 62 mph in just 5.5 seconds—faster than the original Series 1 E-Type. That’s not exactly world-beating performance, but Director of Jaguar Land Rover Classic Tim Hannig said that was on purpose:

In order to seamlessly combine the new electric powertrain of the E-type Zero with the dynamic set-up of the original E-type specification, we have limited the vehicle’s power output. We believe this provides the optimum driving experience.
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hi please create a Defender Zero for N. America tyvm
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