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Lunaz sees surge in demand for electrified classic cars
Lunaz is experiencing a surge in demand for its electrified classic cars, as buyers across the globe rebalance their collections for a zero-emissions future.
From its base in Silverstone, the firm is fulfilling customer orders for the first tranche of production allocation of its reengineered and electrified classic cars. The customer commissions include orders for the Jaguar XK120 and Jaguar XK140s by Lunaz, in both coupé and roadster body styles.
All cars by Lunaz are hand-built in strictly limited production runs. This reflects a commitment to preserving the rarity and value of the most celebrated classics in history. Sustained global demand has brought forward plans to introduce a new marque to the Lunaz family.
Following a customer commission for an electrified version of the highly rare Bentley Continental S2 Flying Spur with coachwork by H.J Mulliner, the firm is now confirming allocation for a limited production run of all derivatives across the (1955-1965) Bentley Continental family, with order books for 2021 delivery now open.
Lunaz founder, David Lorenz, said: “Lunaz is delivering on surging demand for luxury electric cars. An entirely new breed of customer requires a clean-air powertrain, who until now have been limited to functional and utilitarian designs. Lunaz responds by taking the most beautiful cars in history and making them a relevant proposition for an emerging and influential group of buyers. We are delighted to breathe new life and usability into these timeless designs.”
“The world is changing. Global legislation and shifting attitudes towards sustainability is driving demand for clean-air alternatives. Our electric classic cars represent the ultimate in up-cycling and sustainable mobility. We are delighted to provide an option for a new generation of classic car lovers, in doing so preserving some of the most celebrated objects in automotive history.”
Following the latest UK government guidelines, Lunaz has created an environment at its headquarters that allows for social distancing and safe working. Because of these efforts, Lunaz remains on track to meet demand and deliver its 2020 production schedule.
In February, Lunaz announced it will double its workforce by the end of the year. These plans remain firmly in place. New technical staff will join a team drawn from Rolls-Royce, McLaren, Formula 1, Aston Martin, Cosworth and VW. New team members will work across the brand’s growing model portfolio.