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Bollinger Motors Pure EV SUV

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So you like the look of a traditional Land Rover or the brick G-Wagon and wish you could have an American made Brick SUV that was Green?

Welcome to BOLLINGER MOTORS who this summer introduced their PURE OFF ROAD EV the Bollinger B1. Check them out

Bollinger wanted to show off their testing of their new EV SUV.

 

Autoblog did a video covering the internals of this bad ass American Made EV SUV.

AutoBlog Video

 

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I'm definitely not anti-EV, but c'mon; this thing looks horrendous. However; I've got to give it to them; they figured out how to hide the door hinges, something the equally horrendous-looking benz-wagon has been unable to upgrade.

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If ya did not follow the link, some pretty interesting info:

POWERTRAIN

  • All Wheel Drive (AWD)
  • 0-60 in 4.5 sec
  • Top Speed 127 mph
  • 360 Horsepower
  • 472 lb-ft Torque
  • Dual Front/ Rear Motor
  • 60 kWh or 100 kWh Energy Storage
  • 120 Mile or 200 Mile Range
  • 67.4 est. MPGe
  • Charge Time 60 kWh (from fully depleted) Level 2 (220v): 7 hours
  • Charge Time 100 kWh (from fully depleted) Level 2 (220v): 12 hours
  • DC charging compatible
  • J1772 (110 & 220) & CHAdeMO (DC Fast) Charging Ports
  • Electronic locking differentials (front and rear)
  • Dual Front/Rear, 2 speed HI/LO range gearboxes. 4x Torque multiplication in LO range
  • Top Speed LO Range: 32 mph

CAPACITY

  • 3900 lbs Total Vehicle Weight
  • 295 lbs Chassis Weight
  • 10.8 Power / Weight Ratio
  • 6100 lbs Towing Capacity
  • 6100 lbs Payload Capacity
  • 10001 lbs GVWR
  • 50/50 Weight Balance
  • 12,000 lb hydraulic winch,
    125 ft lead

INTERIOR

  • 95 cu. ft. Total Cargo Capacity with Rear Seats Removed Including the Frunk and Passthrough Area
  • 14 cu. ft. Storage Capacity Frunk
  • 13" Wide x 14" High of the Pass-Thru
  • 24 Sticks of 2x4s Can Fit Through the Pass-Thru
  • 72 Sheets of 1/2 Plywood Fit in the Rear Cargo Area
  • 12' Length from Front to Rear Liftgates with Liftgates Closed
  • 15' - 4" Length from Front to Rear Liftgates with Liftgates Open
  • Fits 4 Passengers Comfortably

EXTERIOR

  • 15.5" Ground Clearance
  • 10" Wheel Travel
  • 56°/33°/53° Approach/Breakover/
    Departure Angle
  • LT285/70/R17 Wheel Size
  • Front/Rear 11.75" Vented; Regenerative; 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Inboard Disc Brakes
  • 105" Wheelbase
  • 150" Length
  • 76.5" Width
  • 73.5" Height
  • 68" Rear Track

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The ultra-basic/simple styling reminds me of the original Land Rover and the original Bronco...very old school looking.  Wonder if it could be built though w/ the realities of today's market. 

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Totally see Original Bronco, International and Range Rover original.

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Latest Dyno Testing

 

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Bollinger sent an update, they have attended the Texas Truck Rodeo, only all-electric truck in attendance. Then hit Colorado for some testing in the Rocky Mountains, Sand Flats in Utah and then Moab for proving this EV can handle the Rubicon Trail, then to Sema. They are not going to be at the LA Auto Show Dec 1st to 10th in the West Hall. Check out the PDF for some updated Photo's.

BollingerSUV-Update11-13-2017.pdf

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