Classic cars experiencing royal rebirths as electric vehicles

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, are a trend-setting couple on many levels — but there is one movement they’ve championed that has gone relatively unnoticed.

With the world’s cameras set upon them last month, the royal couple rode in style from their wedding ceremony to the evening reception in a 1968 baby blue Jaguar E-type.

What global viewers may not have realized, however, is that the roadster had been refitted with a full battery-powered engine — an apt ride for the environment-conscious couple.

The prototype Jaguar E-type Concept Zero is so far a one-off, but E-type owners with a spare $400,000 can also get the electric conversion. Jaguar hopes it will “future-proof” classic car ownership and lead to a high-end electric fleet of what Enzo Ferrari called “the most beautiful car in the world.”

The E-type is one of several classics experiencing rebirths as zero-emission vehicles for a new generation of drivers.

Read more: WFMZ

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