Electrical truck maker Bollinger Motors doesn’t plan to begin constructing autos till 2020, however when it does, it should have three. At the very least.
The American startup has revealed plans for a battery-powered four-door pickup that it’s going to promote alongside its beforehand introduced two- and four-door SUVs.
Renerings present the B-2 Pickup has the identical boxy fashion and high-tech options as its stablemates, together with an aluminum physique, twin electrical motors offering 520 hp and all-wheel-drive, a hydro-pneumatic suspension system that may improve floor clearance from 10 to 20 inches on command and a spread of over 200 miles between costs.
The autos are being developed as heavy obligation Class three vehicles, which implies they gained’t want the entire costly security tools as passenger automobiles, like airbags, though Bollinger is advertising them for each business and leisure use.
The Pickup has a Four-foot 1-inch-wide by 5-foot 9-inch-long mattress that may be prolonged to accommodate Eight-foot-long gadgets by folding down an “internal tailgate” behind the passenger compartment and flipping up the rear window. Bollinger says it should match a stack of 72 sheets of plywood on this configuration. You may as well slip narrower objects of infinite size down the center of the truck and out by a entrance “nose-gate” due to the absence of a big inner combustion engine up there. The utmost payload and towing targets are 5201 kilos and 7500 kilos, respectively.
Bollinger was based as a small operation in Hobart, N.Y., however moved its headquarters this 12 months to Ferndale, Mich., the place it’s placing the ending touches on its vehicles with the assistance of established automotive business consultants and suppliers.
The corporate claimed final 12 months to have over 10,000 reservations for its SUVs, which firm founder Robert Bollinger instructed Fox Information he’s aiming to cost beneath $100,000.
Whereas not one of the established automakers at present have plans to introduce absolutely electrical pickups inside Bollinger’s timeframe, it might face some competitors from fellow startup Rivian Automotive, which will probably be unveiling a battery-powered pickup and SUV on the Los Angeles Auto Present this November that it hopes to begin constructing in Illinois in 2020.
RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE IS LOOKING TO BATTLE ELECTRIC CARS WITH BATTERY-POWERED TRUCKS: