The Jaguar E-type Zero is a renewed Series 1.5 E-type Roadster with an electric-powered powertrain, whose framework and exterior have been scrupulously reconditioned to the original. The majority of the interior components are also period-perfect. You will discover, however, two items that hand out its not-quite-original position. The first is the incredibly modern, digital display device set and central console apparatus. The next thing is you’ll no longer hear the engine sound when you start it up and while it is running.
The charging port is located near the filler cap underneath the fuel hatch on its left-rear fender. Under the hood, substituting the engine is a precisely-positioned and weighted power source. Behind that is an electric-powered motor to run the car forward, together with its reduction gear, set along the transmission. The motor links to a newly-created prop shaft that attaches to a carry-over differential for an solid power to the back wheels.
The E-type Zero offers a 220 kW powertrain with a 40 kWh lithium-ion battery. Total vehicle range is set 170 miles per charge with about 7 hour charge time for many 220V charging areas. The light has a 0-100 km/h time of only 5.5 seconds, a whole second faster as compared to the original E-type.