Michigan-based Bollinger Motors presented 2 models of electric off-roaded named B1 and B2, accordingly. After a long period, these almost-produced models preview the start up's initial two series-produced models, while revealing insight into what the remainder of its range will resemble.
The B1 is an SUV, and the B2 is a pickup. Both four-door models expand on the two-door B1 uncovered before, and outstanding with a precise, practically retro-inspired plan that appears as though it was drawn with only a pencil and a try square. They share a more styling idea with the first Land Rover Defender than the second-generation model presented during the 2019 Frankfurt automobile expo. Keeping the Bs as straightforward as achievable promises to make them generally simple to manufacture while giving them a dash of tough, Instagramable appeal.
The semi-vintage, semi-steampunk situation proceeds inside with round, chrome-rimmed simple gauges attached into a flat dashboard, air vents shaped like the barrel jacket on an automatic weapon, and a three-spoke directing wheel without an airbag. Bollinger hasn't clarified how it anticipates its trucks should pass a U.S. crash test as-may be, rather guiding attention to the smart pass-through that expanses from the front of the truck to the back of it. The compartment assists to convey annoyingly long things like lumber and fishing rods.
The B1 and the B2 are twins on paper. Both are furnished with a double engine powertrain that conveys 614 horsepower and 688 pound-feet of torque. That is sufficient for a 4.5-second run from 0-60 mph, a 100-mph top speed, and a 7,500-pound towing capacity. We understand the engines draw electricity from a 120-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, yet driving range stays under-wraps
That battery is enormous, coincidentally; the greatest unit Tesla offers has a 100-kWh capacity.
Bollinger didn't embark to structure a mall prowler. The Bs offer an adjustable suspension that gives the driver a chance to dial in the middle of 10 and 20 inches of ground clearance and a two-speed gearbox with high and low ranges. They sound like genuine, simple off-roaders.
We know Bollinger can talk the talk; we're standing by to check whether it can walk the walk. We'll watch out for the company as it transforms its two models into production models that common drivers can buy and reliably use daily. Pricing data and accessibility haven't been reported at this point, however, the firm pledged the B1 and the B2 will be street-legal all around the globe.