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             THE E-TYPE ZERO: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL
             ELECTRIC CAR IN THE WORLD?






                                            The Jaguar E-type was declared ‘the   specifi cation. The electric powertrain
                                            most beautiful car in the world’ by Enzo   has similar weight and dimensions
                                            Ferrari in 1961. Now, 56 years later, the   to the original petrol engine and
                                            E-type has gone electric.       transmission, which means the car’s
                                             Unveiled at the Jaguar Land Rover   structure, including suspension and
                                            Tech Fest, the E-type Zero is a 1968 Series   brakes, has not changed. It drives,
                                            1.5 E-type Roadster, and was restored   handles, rides and brakes like an
                                            and converted at Jaguar Land Rover   original E-type.
                                            Classic Works in Coventry, not far from   ‘Our aim with E-type Zero is to future-
                                            where the original E-type was born.  proof classic car ownership,’ Jaguar
                                             The E-type Zero features a fully   Land Rover Classic director Tim Hannig
                                            electric powertrain, enabling it to go   said. ‘We’re looking forward to the
                                            from 0-62mph in just 5.5 seconds –   reaction of our clients as we investigate
                                            faster than the original E-type.  bringing this concept to market.’
                            THE JAGUAR E-TYPE   Apart from the powertrain and   The E-type Zero was on display
                         ZERO FEATURES A FULLY
                         ELECTRIC POWERTRAIN  modifi ed instrumentation and facia, all   alongside the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE,
                                            the features meet the vehicle’s original   which goes on sale in 2018.





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