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World’s First Electric Rolls-Royce : UK Firm Unveils 300-miles Classic Phantoms, Costs $657k

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World’s First Electric Rolls-Royce, UK firm unveils classic 1961 Phantoms that will cost $657,000.

Also available is the Rolls-Royce Silver Clouds, which goes for $450,000.

Just 30 of these classic cars will be built, which each going 300-miles on full battery charge.

Each will have modern facilities like privacy screen, sat-nav, air-conditioning, television screens, USB charge ports and on-board WiFi.





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U.K.-based tuner Lunaz is known for ripping petrol engines out of classic cars and replacing them with batteries and electric motors.

While we wait for year 2040 for Rolls-Royce to start producing only electric cars, Lunaz has announced the availability of vintage Phantoms and Silver Clouds that promises no exhaust pollution.

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Lunaz founder David Lorenz said :

“The time is right for an electric Rolls-Royce”

“We are answering the need to marry beautiful classic design with the usability, reliability and sustainability of an electric powertrain.”

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“More than ever we are meeting demand for clean-air expressions of the most beautiful and luxurious cars in history. We are proud to make a classic Rolls-Royce relevant to a new generation.”

Just 30 of the limited-edition examples will be built at its headquarters in Silverstone.

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Each of these battery-powered cars will have come with modern facilities like sat-nav, air-conditioning, television screens, USB charge ports and on-board WiFi.

For rear passengers, Lunaz said the Phantom with two televisions, a privacy screen dividing them from the driver and a full bar service complete with finely-crafted decanters.

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The electrified Phantoms will start at $657,000, which is six times the value of the original 1961 car. The Silver Clouds goes for $450,000.

Each of these cars will have a 120kWh battery pack that allows 300 miles on a full charge.





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