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E-Type Zero at the Quail

 
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OK, if there's going to be a movement toward electric cars? I think having manufacturers retrofit classics with updated powertrains is absolutely the way to go. And for the record, there's not cutting or anything involved with the E-Type Zero, so if you ever wanted to put it back to stock, the option is available. What do you think about this? More pics here.
 
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The complete car is sure pretty, but damned expensive, waiting to see what the kit costs.
 
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Here is a project Zero update article, does talk about the $500K price for the car, doesn't talk about the price for the kit (it has to be under $100K, I'd venture under $50K to make it work given you still need to install it). Interesting to note the kit should work in any car with the Jaguar 6 that'd include D types, 120s, Mark 10s... Might be an interesting way to keep a lot of these cars on the road until the end of this century. https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews...ws&date=082918
 
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Here is a project Zero update article, does talk about the $500K price for the car, doesn't talk about the price for the kit (it has to be under $100K, I'd venture under $50K to make it work given you still need to install it). Interesting to note the kit should work in any car with the Jaguar 6 that'd include D types, 120s, Mark 10s... Might be an interesting way to keep a lot of these cars on the road until the end of this century. https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews...ws&date=082918
It's cool that it is so versatile... I'd like to see it dropped into an XJ6 too, as it sounds like it'd work?
 
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Yep, or an XJS for that matter. But think the coolest would be in an XK-120...
 
 
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