THE INCEPTION

As a motoring enthusiast, Peter has an affection for British sports cars having owned many MGs, Triumphs and Jaguars himself over the years. As the MD of restoration company RBW Classic & Sports Cars, Peter could see that these vehicles faced an uncertain future in the modern world. He saw the potential for an electric car that had all the benefits of a modern vehicle but with the aesthetic appeal of a beautiful classic car. And so RBW Electric Classic Cars evolved. 

From the outset, he wanted to create an “electric” system that could be sympathetically applied to different classic cars without degradation to the car and with a clear focus on “safety first”. 

With safety the number one priority we ensured we sourced BEST IN CLASS components, not second-hand electric vehicle parts, but BRAND NEW approved parts. We had to ensure safety of our modern classics.

RBW wrote to a number of companies and one of the WORLD LEADERS in automotive EV solutions contacted us… ZYTEK Automotive, who are owned by CONTINENTAL AG and operate within the Continental Engineering Services Group (CES) were only six miles away from our facility, Formula E champions with a long history of EV development, perfect! When you think Continental, you think tyres, right? Well that’s £14billion of the Continental empire. CES, design, build and manufacture components, electric motors and safety systems for many of the top car manufacturers on the planet, with a turnover of £48billion, 266,000 employees. In automotive terms, they are world technology leader.

Our thinking, design and ethos was engaged by Continental Engineering Services with whom we contracted in the development of the RBW Electric Car.

This was just the beginning…

THE INCEPTION

As a motoring enthusiast, Peter has an affection for British sports cars having owned many MGs, Triumphs and Jaguars himself over the years. As the MD of restoration company RBW Classic & Sports Cars, Peter could see that these vehicles faced an uncertain future in the modern world. He saw the potential for an electric car that had all the benefits of a modern vehicle but with the aesthetic appeal of a beautiful classic car. And so RBW Electric Classic Cars evolved. 

From the outset, he wanted to create an “electric” system that could be sympathetically applied to different classic cars without degradation to the car and with a clear focus on “safety first”. 

With safety the number one priority we ensured we sourced BEST IN CLASS components, not second-hand electric vehicle parts, but BRAND NEW approved parts. We had to ensure safety of our modern classics.

RBW wrote to a number of companies and one of the WORLD LEADERS in automotive EV solutions contacted us… ZYTEK Automotive, who are owned by CONTINENTAL AG and operate within the Continental Engineering Services Group (CES) were only six miles away from our facility, Formula E champions with a long history of EV development, perfect! When you think Continental, you think tyres, right? Well that’s £14billion of the Continental empire. CES, design, build and manufacture components, electric motors and safety systems for many of the top car manufacturers on the planet, with a turnover of £48billion, 266,000 employees. In automotive terms, they are world technology leader.

Our thinking, design and ethos was engaged by Continental Engineering Services with whom we contracted in the development of the RBW Electric Car.

This was just the beginning…

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

HERE AND NOW

RBW Electric Classic Cars has brought together the very best in classic car craftsmanship and 21st century technologies. The result is a blend of high-quality patented components, race-winning EV engineering and proven reliability.

Our passion is to create beautiful classic cars that capture your emotions, epitomise style, but have a modern twist, affording trouble free passionate motoring for the future. These beautiful sports cars can be used for pleasure, everyday commuting in the city, or on the open road. 

A safety first approach underpinned development with £2m investment, RBW have created a unique Classic platform with latest EV technology powered by Continental – The future in motion, OEM suspension, breaking, and in partnering Hyperdrive Innovationlatest  battery technology – further, our vehicles have completed stringent testing at MIRA a world class testing facility in the Heart of the UK https://www.horiba-mira.com/ 

HERE AND NOW

RBW Electric Classic Cars has brought together the very best in classic car craftsmanship and 21st century technologies. The result is a blend of high-quality patented components, race-winning EV engineering and proven reliability.

Our passion is to create beautiful classic cars that capture your emotions, epitomise style, but have a modern twist, affording trouble free passionate motoring for the future. These beautiful sports cars can be used for pleasure, everyday commuting in the city, or on the open road. 

A safety first approach underpinned development with £2m investment, RBW have created a unique Classic platform with latest EV technology powered by Continental – The future in motion, OEM suspension, breaking, and in partnering Hyperdrive Innovationlatest  battery technology – further, our vehicles have completed stringent testing at MIRA a world class testing facility in the Heart of the UK https://www.horiba-mira.com/ 

MODELS AVAILABLE

MODELS AVAILABLE

YOUR DREAM CLASSIC AWAITS. 
TRY OUT OUR CUSTOMISATION BUILDER

These days it’s all about individuality and to celebrate this, RBW now offers you the option to customise your car online. Choose the exterior colour, leather interior cover and wheel options – it’s all up to you. We will work with you to create your dream classic every step of the way. Not only is our technology unrivalled, our build affiliates are industry leading so we know we can achieve your vision.

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