the RBW
story so far

Born from a passion to create beautiful cars that capture
your emotions, epitomise style, with a modern twist.

Born from a passion to create beautiful cars that capture your emotions, epitomise style, with a modern twist

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 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. 

 

Peter wrote to a number of companies and had a response from one of the World leaders in automotive EV solutions.  Zytek Automotive, owned by Continental AG, operate alongside Continental Engineering Services (CES).

Having worked with the four time Formula E champions, CES has a long history of EV development. Perfect!

CES design, build and manufacture components, electric motors and safety systems for many of the top car manufacturers on the planet. After sharing the RBW design and ethos, Continental Engineering Services was engaged by RBW to develop the RBW Electric car system.

This was just the beginning…

 

 

from inception

november 2017
The Concept was born
DECEMBER 2017
Insurance approved.

Continental Engineering Services sign up to build a ‘proof of concept car’.
november 2018
Prototype Launches - RBW’s vision of future electric classics launches on the Continental Stand at Cenex followed by the Classic Motor Show at the NEC.
january 2019
First driving sample car.
may 2019
RBW secure European Patent
september 2019
Passenger Car M1 Approval attained. Regulation 100.
february 2020
RBW started production.
october 2020
RBW Roadster was released to the media.
february 2021
Social Media presence growing. James May reviews the Roadster.
january 2022
First UK Client delivery.
june 2022
RBW was invited to celebrate at the British Embassy in Japan.
November 2022
First ex UK Client delivery.
March 2023
Track car appears on Fifth Gear.
june 2023
RBW secured investment to scale up production.
August 2023
Showroom launch event, St.John’s Wood London.
October 2023
New Factory opens its doors.
December 2023
Official Launch of GT model.
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