11
Oct

Electrical truck maker Bollinger unveils its Class 3 B2 pickup, B1 modular SUV

Bollinger Motors B2 Electrical Pickup Truck

Although we’re nonetheless greater than a 12 months away from with the ability to purchase one in all these vans, Bollinger has unveiled what we are able to count on when its all-electric pickup and SUV lastly do hit the market.

Each vans characteristic a twin motor setup and ship 614 horsepower and 668 lb-ft of torque. With these specs behind them, they’re thought-about Class 3 vans, which means they share the market with Ford’s F-350 Tremendous Obligation and the 3500 heavy responsibility pickups from GM and Ram.

The B1 and B2 can run Zero-60 mph in simply 4.5 seconds and might attain a high velocity of 100 mph. Pricing hasn’t but been introduced and the primary deliveries received’t happen till 2021 since manufacturing received’t begin till subsequent 12 months, the corporate says.

The our bodies of the vans are aluminum, however the cab panels up high are created from metal and act as an uncovered roll cage construction relatively than having a spherical tube roll cage, Bollinger chief engineer Karl Hacken informed our sister web site Arduous Working Vehicles.

As a result of there are such a lot of shared parts between the 2 vans, it’s form of exhausting to inform them aside on paper. Nonetheless, the B1 is taken into account an SUV—although it’s a modular one as a result of it may well morph right into a pickup by eradicating the rear cab panels on the perimeters and high to create a half-cab. The B2 pickup is longer—extra mattress area—and can’t be transformed into an SUV.

2021 Bollinger B1 electric SUV

2021 Bollinger B1 electrical modular SUV.

Each automobiles characteristic the next:

120 kWh battery pack
Two-speed, hello/lo vary gearbox
15-inch floor clearance
10-inch wheel journey
Storage areas within the entrance truck with a patented pass-through door within the firewall permitting lengthy items of lumber or different supplies to mainly run the size of the vans’ chassis.
5,201 kilos of payload functionality
7,500 kilos of towing capability

The vans additionally characteristic disconnectable sway bars within the entrance and the rear together with a hydro-pneumatic suspension that’s self-leveling and may be manually adjusted up or down 5 inches from the static journey peak.