Aston Martin turns classic cars into electric vehicles

  • Client

    Aston Martin Lagonda Limited

  • Services

    To ensure future practicality for its noteworthy models.

  • Technologies

    Electric vehicles

  • Dates



The brand that is James Bond's substance is going electric: Aston has built up an adaptable drive idea that permits expensive works of art to be transformed into electric vehicles and back once more.


With the "world's first reversible EV powertrain plan" , the car producer would like to ensure future practicality for its noteworthy models. From 2019, clients ought to have the capacity to make their exemplary vehicles electric so as to maintain a strategic distance from potential driving bans on burning motors. The "legacy zap idea" depends on exercises gained from building up the Aston Martin Rapide E, disclosed as an idea contemplate in 2015. The electric vehicle is to be based on a little scale in 2019: only 155 of the 610 HP sports autos will move off the generation lines at first, as per "auto engine and game" magazine . Furthermore, reports that the Lagonda arrangement is to be relaunched as a simply electric extravagance mark.


As a proof of idea, the Brits changed over a 1970 DB6 MkII Volante to electric power. The segments for the electric powertrain are to a great extent contained in an EV tape. As per Aston Martin, this guarantees the vehicle can likewise be reestablished to its unique condition, saving its legitimacy as a versatile authority's thing and holding its verifiable esteem.


As revealed by , Jaguar is following a comparable methodology with the charge of its exemplary E-Type sports vehicle. The primary models are required to be accessible in 2020 under the name E-Type Zero.