Bollinger Motors was getting ready its all-electric "sport utility truck," the B1, as its title suggests, its off-road work car. The rugged electrical car has been examined on and off the highway, together with some nice observe footage. We not too long ago had the possibility to fulfill the individuals of Bollinger to see the B1 within the flesh (we'll speak about it quickly) and speak concerning the subsequent steps in society. An essential announcement made by Bollinger is that he’ll comply with the B1 with a correct pickup, one other 100% electrical beast known as B2 Bollinger.
Bollinger discovered so much all through the event of the B1 – together with how effectively he’s in a position and the way. many individuals appear to love it – and apply these classes and expertise to B2 assortment. The B2 will share the identical electrical all-wheel drive system, with a 120 kWh battery pack powering a pair of electrical motors. The identical suspension, a hydropneumatic suspension and kit hubs within the wheels will permit an excellent floor clearance.
The large distinction will come from a superb pickup, which measures 49 inches extensive by 69 inches lengthy. With the rear hatch situated behind the folded down cabin, it could actually accommodate full plywood sheets – as much as 72 in between with the rear window open. With the B2 class three, it’ll have a gross car weight score of 10,001 kilos and a payload of 5,000 kilos.
From the B2 electrical van, Bollinger Motors founder and CEO Robert Bollinger mentioned:
"The brand new B2 incorporates the whole lot we've discovered in B1 manufacturing and directs it into an thrilling new route, and it's at all times been our intention to start out aligning our B1 and B2 lineup." From testing our prototype B1, we are able to use all that technical information in our newest four-door B1 and B2 autos.It's the pickup I've at all times wished and one thing loopy that's higher than what is offered in the marketplace at this time. "
Bollinger plans to construct the B2 pickup on the identical meeting line because the B1 in 2020. The corporate will announce extra particulars on choices and pricing subsequent yr.