Introducing… The RBW MGB Roadster

The RBW MGB Roadster was inspired by Managing Director Peter Swain’s first car when he was aged just 17 years – an MGB. A personal favourite of Peter’s, the original car was released in 1962 and further styled by Pininfarina. Over 500,000 were made and it was so popular worldwide that nine out of ten were exported overseas. This is a true British Classic and a motoring icon.

Therefore, the first of the electric designs is the RBW MGB Roadster, which affords all the stylings of the 60s, yet, re-imagined, preserving this iconic design for the future classic motorist.

Prices start from £105,000  | Deposit 5% 

Introducing… The RBW MGB Roadster

The RBW MGB Roadster was inspired by Managing Director Peter Swain’s first car when he was aged just 17 years – an MGB. A personal favourite of Peter’s, the original car was released in 1962 and further styled by Pininfarina. Over 500,000 were made and it was so popular worldwide that nine out of ten were exported overseas. This is a true British Classic and a motoring icon.

Therefore, the first of the electric designs is the RBW MG Roadster, which affords all the stylings of the 60s, yet, re-imagined, preserving this iconic design for the future classic motorist.

Prices start from £105,000  | Deposit 5% 

Driver comfort

To ensure drivers comfortable driving and complete safety, rather than taking an old body shell with distressed and tired metal, RBW has partnered with British Motor Heritage to provide brand new body shells. 

Peter explains: “In our research and development, we put the cars through vigorous testing which showed just how much pressure is on the body as well as the components. Such is the power of the engine, we used new components wherever possible to ensure the best for owners to enjoy from their classic electric sports car. 

Driver comfort

To ensure drivers comfortable driving and complete safety, rather than taking an old body shell with distressed and tired metal, RBW has partnered with British Motor Heritage to provide brand new body shells. 

Peter explains: “In our research and development, we put the cars through vigorous testing which showed just how much pressure is on the body as well as the components. Such is the power of the engine, we used new components wherever possible to ensure the best for owners to enjoy from their classic electric sports car. 

Handmade, British craftsmanship

As with all cars, the design evolves over the years and improves. The RBW recreation has had the body de-seemed, with modern lighting, electric windows, central locking, and air-conditioning added for the driver’s comfort. 

An LCD instrument panel sits within the dashboard of the British hand-built leather cockpit bringing together modern technology with classical style. 

The limited-edition hand-built models, are in continual development with the first cars being delivered summer 2019.

Handmade, British craftsmanship

As with all cars, the design evolves over the years and improves. The RBW recreation has had the body de-seemed, with modern lighting, electric windows, central locking, and air-conditioning added for the driver’s comfort. 

An LCD instrument panel sits within the dashboard of the British hand-built leather cockpit bringing together modern technology with classical style. 

The limited-edition hand-built models, are in continual development with the first cars being delivered summer 2019.

Interior Features*

*Fitted as standard

High quality trim 

LED headlamps

Bluetooth connectivity

SAT/NAV

LED instrument screen

Brushed steel gear selector

Classically aesthetic.
Engineered for a modern, environmentally-friendly sports car

70

KW power output


Externally excited 
Synchronous
160

Miles


Range on
(260km)
60

Mph


Time of 8.5s
8

Recharge hours (3.5kw)


3-4 hours (7.0kw)

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Thanks to everyone who visited us and saw the Electric MGB Roadster at Techno Classica. The car is remaining in Germany as it is heading for the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Europe Expo with Continental www.evtechexpo.eu ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to everyone who visited us and saw the Electric MGB Roadster at Techno Classica. The car is remaining in Germany as it is heading for the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Europe Expo with Continental http://www.evtechexpo.eu

Essen - one of the largest Classic Car Shows in the world - great response to our vision, hand built British cars with German technology ticks the box - we are here to open out a dealer network in Germany to support sales and service with a number of businesses engaging.....Check out the photos ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Beautiful cars

Mark Ripley Neale

You are a bright light, I had one, a white gbgt

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Busy times at RBW HQ - Taking our Electric MGB concept car to Techno Classica in Essen. Come and see us in Hall 2 stand 2-119. ... See MoreSee Less

Busy times at RBW HQ - Taking our Electric MGB concept car to Techno Classica in Essen. Come and see us in Hall 2 stand 2-119.

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All good in the hood...

 

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It can never be a true classic if it ain’t got a proper Engine !

How about some pictures of the motor and electrics? Really interested in how you take a classic and convert to electric.

I absolutely love your whole concept, I wish I'd known about you when I was choosing my new car in 2016. I ended up getting a Vintage 57 Fiat 500 for the look but the reliability of a new car. If I'd known you were around I might have had to think about popping a little treat for myself on the mortgage 😉😊

Love this 👍🏻 Great development; I love both 👍🏻😀

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Dashing into the weekend...

 

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Popping down on Monday 👍

Charging into a new week...
The RBW #MGB Electric Roadster #ClassicCars #ElectricCars #ClassicElectrics rbwelectricclassiccars.co.uk/the-car/
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Charging into a new week... 
The RBW #MGB Electric Roadster #ClassicCars #ElectricCars #ClassicElectrics https://rbwelectricclassiccars.co.uk/the-car/

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The past, the present and the future...

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