BY THE BEST ELECTROMOBILITY
INNOVATORS IN THE BUSINESS

RBW Electric Classic Cars is convinced that electromobility in its many different forms will be an essential component of the future mobility. In order to shape safe, efficient, connected and comfortable mobility, RBW Electric Classic Cars has pooled expertise from all divisions of technology providers Continental Engineering Services (CES). CES has provided electric car technology innovation in the fields of integration, energy optimisation and drivetrain management. Working with other key partners such as Hyperdrive and using this wealth of knowledge and attention to detail, RBW Electric Classic Cars has not only created the optimum classic car for the future but the most innovative bespoke powertrain system available to the automotive market.

Hyperdrive | RBW Classic Electric Cars | Individually Crafted Electric Sports Cars | Powered by Continental Automotive Technology
British Motor Heritage | RBW Classic Electric Cars | Individually Crafted Electric Sports Cars | Powered by Continental Automotive Technology
ProtoTrim | RBW Classic Electric Cars | Individually Crafted Electric Sports Cars | Powered by Continental Automotive Technology

BY THE BEST ELECTROMOBILITY
INNOVATORS IN THE BUSINESS

RBW Electric Classic Cars is convinced that electromobility in its many different forms will be an essential component of the future mobility. In order to shape safe, efficient, connected and comfortable mobility, RBW Electric Classic Cars has pooled expertise from all divisions of technology providers Continental Engineering Services (CES). CES has provided electric car technology innovation in the fields of integration, energy optimisation and drivetrain management. Working with other key partners such as Hyperdrive and using this wealth of knowledge and attention to detail, RBW Electric Classic Cars has not only created the optimum classic car for the future but the most innovative bespoke powertrain system available to the automotive market.

POWERED BY

The experts at Continental Engineering Services (CES) understood that RBW required a sports car experience, rather than just another electric car. Creating a rear-wheel drive vehicle that gave an engaging experience was the real challenge. Now, anyone who drives an RBWcar will tell you Continental Engineering Services delivered, big time! How? 

Continental Engineering Services sits at the heart of the Continental organisation and afforded RBW Electric Classic Cars with unlimited access to its latest systems, technology, and more. This partnership gave RBW the ability to access a proven product for the electric classic system, including the all-important direct drive Electric Reducer Motors.

SPECIFICATIONS

AccreditationREG 100 H/V compliant for IVA and new vehicle registration
Top Speed80MPH
0-609 seconds
Range160 mile (260kms)

Increases to 200 miles if optional seventh battery installed

BatteriesSix Hyperdrive Lithium-ion battery (up to eight as an optional extra)
Power Output70 kW
DC Charging3.0 kW
Recharge Hours8 hours
Patented bespoke subframeGen 3 bearings

Five stud wheel adaption

Uprated drive shafts

SuspensionBespoke double wishbone

Coil-over damper technology

BrakingOEM brakes discs and callipers

Regen braking

InsuranceBrokerage Compliant
InteriorLeather

Choice of five colours

In-car TechnologyPioneer AVIC-Z920DA

7-inch 24-bit True Colour Capacitive Multi-touchscreen

Dual USB, HDMI and Dual camera input 

Satellite Navigation

Electric windows

Colours14 colour options
WheelsSix wheel style options
RoofSoft and Hard Top available.

POWERED BY

The experts at Continental Engineering Services (CES) understood that RBW required a sports car experience, rather than just another electric car. Creating a rear-wheel drive vehicle that gave an engaging experience was the real challenge. Now, anyone who drives an RBWcar will tell you Continental Engineering Services delivered, big time! How? 

Continental Engineering Services sits at the heart of the Continental organisation and afforded RBW Electric Classic Cars with unlimited access to its latest systems, technology, and more. This partnership gave RBW the ability to access a proven product for the electric classic system, including the all-important direct drive Electric Reducer Motors.

SPECIFICATIONS

 

AccreditationREG 100 H/V compliant for IVA and new vehicle registration
Top Speed80MPH
0-609 seconds
Range160 mile (260kms)

Increases to 200 miles if optional seventh battery installed

BatteriesSix Hyperdrive Lithium-ion battery (up to eight as an optional extra)
Power Output70 kW
DC Charging3.0 kW
Recharge Hours8 hours
Patented bespoke subframeGen 3 bearings

Five stud wheel adaption

Uprated drive shafts

SuspensionBespoke double wishbone

Coil-over damper technology

BrakingOEM brakes discs and callipers

Regen braking

InsuranceBrokerage Compliant
InteriorLeather

Choice of five colours

In-car TechnologyPioneer AVIC-Z920DA

7-inch 24-bit True Colour Capacitive Multi-touchscreen

Dual USB, HDMI and Dual camera input 

Satellite Navigation

Electric windows

Colours14 colour options
WheelsSix wheel style options
RoofSoft and Hard Top available.

DESIGN, TEST AND PROTOTYPING
CONTINENTAL ENGINEERING

Upon presenting our initial concept and system to the Continental Engineering Services team, they agreed with the principles of the design, which journeyed from the concept stage, through numerous developments, rigorous testing and adaptations before becoming a reality. To meet CES standards the software, battery supply and new high and low voltage wiring harnesses required a considerable amount of consideration and evolving development to get it to where it is today.

WHO ARE CES

DESIGN, TEST AND PROTOTYPING
CONTINENTAL ENGINEERING

Upon presenting our initial concept and system to the Continental Engineering Services team, they agreed with the principles of the design, which journeyed from the concept stage, through numerous developments, rigorous testing and adaptations before becoming a reality. To meet CES standards the software, battery supply and new high and low voltage wiring harnesses required a considerable amount of consideration and evolving development to get it to where it is today.

WHO ARE CES


THE RBW PATENTED
REAR DRIVE TRAIN

One of the benefits of the RBW system Patent p: 1906698.4 is weight distribution and space management – the electric motor is at the rear, the batteries are under the bonnet. The near 50:50 weight distribution gives a fantastic drive yet affords maximum battery volume to be housed in ‘vehicle specific battery boxes’ be that MG, E-Type and others. With a new high voltage harness and low voltage harness designed by Continental Engineering Services, we now have a proven quality ‘system’ that meets the latest standards and achieved the original desire of being a world leader in building new and converting high value classic sports cars. 

 


THE RBW PATENTED
REAR DRIVE TRAIN

One of the benefits of the RBW system Patent p: 1906698.4 is weight distribution and space management – the electric motor is at the rear, the batteries are under the bonnet. The near 50:50 weight distribution gives a fantastic drive yet affords maximum battery volume to be housed in ‘vehicle specific battery boxes’ be that MG, E-Type and others. With a new high voltage harness and low voltage harness designed by Continental Engineering Services, we now have a proven quality ‘system’ that meets the latest standards and achieved the original desire of being a world leader in building new and converting high value classic sports cars. 

 

BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM INSTALLED,
TESTED AND MONITORED BY HYPERDRIVE.

Hyperdrive Innovation designs, develops and manufactures lithium-ion battery systems for powering off-highway and material handling vehicles as well as stationary and portable energy storage systems.  Customers include JCB, the world’s largest online grocery retailer, and a multinational power management company. Based in Sunderland, UK where it employs more than 40 people, it’s also home to HYVE, the UK’s largest independent battery pack manufacturing facility and holds key intellectual property which puts them at the forefront of technological advances.

Hyperdrive | RBW Classic Electric Cars | Individually Crafted Electric Sports Cars | Powered by Continental Automotive Technology

SUPERIOR SAT NAV, AUDIO
AND VIDEO TECHNOLOGY


RBW Electric Classic Cars feature a Pioneer’s Flagship Wi-Fi® enabled high-end built-in navigation AV system with a large 7-inch 24 bit True Colour Capacitive Multi-touchscreen. Enjoy Apple CarPlay wireless, Android Auto, Waze, Bluetooth and DAB+ Digital Radio (Digital Radio Tick Mark approved). Dual USB, HDMI and Dual camera input is also included, as well as superior audio and video performance.

This AVIC unit brings a large motorised 7-inch 24 bit True Colour Capacitive WVGA multi-touchscreen into your dashboard featuring new, improved, easy to usegraphic user interface, designed around safe and smooth operation whilst driving. Personalise the settings to your taste, day or night. Pioneer’s AVIC-Z920DAB also features a HDMI input to mirror your smartphone, as well as SD Card input and Dual USB inputs. Lastly, to really get the best from the audio and visual performance, the AVIC-Z920DAB features gold plated RCA connectors for the highest audio quality possible.

ENCAPSULATED IN 
ICONIC BODYSHELLS

To ensure drivers comfortable driving and complete safety, rather than taking an old body shell with distressed and tired metal, RBW has partnered with British Motor Heritage to provide brand new body shells. The bodyshells are manufactured to the original specifications courtesy of the original tooling. 

With unparalleled knowledge, authentic production information and original drawings and patterns, British Motor Heritage body shells and panels are produced utilising traditional skills matched by the extensive use of modern materials, equipment and processes. 

SUPERIOR SAT NAV, AUDIO
AND VIDEO TECHNOLOGY


RBW Electric Classic Cars feature a Pioneer’s Flagship Wi-Fi® enabled high-end built-in navigation AV system with a large 7-inch 24 bit True Colour Capacitive Multi-touchscreen. Enjoy Apple CarPlay wireless, Android Auto, Waze, Bluetooth and DAB+ Digital Radio (Digital Radio Tick Mark approved). Dual USB, HDMI and Dual camera input is also included, as well as superior audio and video performance.

This AVIC unit brings a large motorised 7-inch 24 bit True Colour Capacitive WVGA multi-touchscreen into your dashboard featuring new, improved, easy to usegraphic user interface, designed around safe and smooth operation whilst driving. Personalise the settings to your taste, day or night. Pioneer’s AVIC-Z920DAB also features a HDMI input to mirror your smartphone, as well as SD Card input and Dual USB inputs. Lastly, to really get the best from the audio and visual performance, the AVIC-Z920DAB features gold plated RCA connectors for the highest audio quality possible.

ENCAPSULATED IN 
ICONIC BODYSHELLS

To ensure drivers comfortable driving and complete safety, rather than taking an old body shell with distressed and tired metal, RBW has partnered with British Motor Heritage to provide brand new body shells. The bodyshells are manufactured to the original specifications courtesy of the original tooling. 

With unparalleled knowledge, authentic production information and original drawings and patterns, British Motor Heritage body shells and panels are produced utilising traditional skills matched by the extensive use of modern materials, equipment and processes. 

A BESPOKE LUXURY FINISH

Prototrim specialise in trim development with more than 100 years combined knowledge and experience in a wide range of sectors spanning automotive, civil aviation, marine and other general product related markets. With the very highest levels of craftsmanship every finished interior is exquisite from the accuracy of the patterns to the quality of the stitch detail.

An RBW Electric Car is lovingly customised with a Prototrim interior – the possibilities are endless and the luxury finish is second to none.

ProtoTrim | RBW Classic Electric Cars | Individually Crafted Electric Sports Cars | Powered by Continental Automotive Technology

A BESPOKE LUXURY FINISH

Prototrim specialise in trim development with more than 100 years combined knowledge and experience in a wide range of sectors spanning automotive, civil aviation, marine and other general product related markets. With the very highest levels of craftsmanship every finished interior is exquisite from the accuracy of the patterns to the quality of the stitch detail.

An RBW Electric Car is lovingly customised with a Prototrim interior – the possibilities are endless and the luxury finish is second to none.

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