The British classic EV conversion firm Lunaz Design made the Bentley S2 Continental into an electrical automotive. In accordance with Lunaz, this particular mannequin is considered one of solely 4 examples in-built 1961 and has now been given a second life.
The posh automobile was powered by a 6.2-litre V8 petrol engine and can now be geared up with Lunaz’s modular electrical powertrain. In accordance with Lunaz, parts will be adjusted to mirror the automotive’s innate character. Within the case of the Bentley S2 Continental, the automotive is now geared up with a 400 bhp all-electric powertrain that delivers 530 lb-ft of torque. The automobile can go from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in about 6.9 seconds.
Lunaz didn’t announce any particulars in regards to the battery dimension, charging capacities or vary.
“This magnificent Bentley S2 Continental was already an distinctive motor automotive, as considered one of only a few examples of its sort that stay on the earth,” mentioned David Lorenz, Founding father of Lunaz, who added: “In its new guise, it’s the rarest automobile ever to be transformed to totally electrical propulsion, and essentially the most unique challenge we’ve ever undertaken at Lunaz Design: it’s actually considered one of a sort. This automotive can be an extra demonstration of our confirmed upcycling course of and applied sciences, developed completely in-house at our Silverstone facility, that are quick turning into the de facto gold commonplace for electrification tasks involving the world’s most prestigious marques.”
The within was additionally restored. And holding according to its zero-emissions strategy, a lot of the supplies used are sustainable. Similar to carpets constituted of 100per cent regenerated nylon and backing constituted of 100 per cent recycled plastic bottles.
The 2-door saloon was initially constructed for a particular buyer and is the rarest automotive that Lunaz has transformed to electrical energy up to now. All works occurred on the firm’s analysis and manufacturing facility in Silverstone, UK.
Lunaz was based in 2018 and has already made information after changing Rolls-Royce, Vary Rover, Jaguar and Aston Martin to electrical.