The Lunaz company specializes in the transformation of British luxury cars. His latest project: two Rolls-Royce models, sold for hundreds of thousands of euros.
" The Rolls-Royce Phantom V was designed to be driven every day, without making concessions or fearing for its range ", Describes the official website of Lunaz, the British company which specializes in the electrification of historic models of luxury cars.
The firm, as noted by the Autocar website (spotted by Tom's Guide in France), has just unveiled on August 21, 2020 two new models on which it has worked: two Rolls-Royces which will be marketed from £ 350,000 ( 390,000 euros), the Phantom V and the Silver Cloud.
Restore, electrify, improve
Lunaz's work is above all a work of transformation: their teams take existing thermal models and modify them to run on electricity. " The conversion and restoration process requires a redesign from scratch », Describes the official site. " We weigh each item to understand its original weight and how it is distributed to the whole. This information allows us to make decisions about the placement of the chassis, powertrain and suspensions. The vehicle is then modeled in 3D before getting down to the boning of the car and then reassembly.
For the more expensive Phantom V (from £ 500,000), Lunaz boasts a 120 kWh battery, which is far more than any model from Tesla, or recent innovations from General Motors. Lunaz, on the other hand, only talks about a maximum range between 400 and 480 km, which is very important, but does not exceed the capacities of other more conventional vehicles on the electric market.
For the Silver Cloud, which starts at £ 350,000, Lunar mentions a battery capacity of 80 kWh, for a similar range (480 km maximum), and 375 horsepower.
Both vehicles, in addition to being electrified, also come with modern features such as improved heating and air conditioning, as well as speakers and screens integrated into the seats for the rear passengers.
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