Bollinger B1: an off-road electric with up to 320 km of autonomy

Bollinger B1

Bollinger B1, a new off-road 100% electric.

Bollinger is a young startup new york that has born with the aim of developing new electric vehicle battery. Yesterday, the brand hosted an event in New York city (united States) to present to the public and the media, and its first production model. The Bollinger B1. We are before an authentic off-road 100% electric that will come in 2019.

The supply of electric vehicles is growing. New companies that see a business opportunity in a niche market in which the rivalry is less. Although there are already SUV’s, compact, sedans and small utilities-electric, to find suvs or pick-ups is more complicated. Some companies offer packages that convert, for example, a Mercedes G-Class in power.

however, the offer of own products is very low. And that is where come into play the new Bollinger B1. An off-road pure electric with a design somewhat peculiar, but with a few capabilities and features that are very interesting. A vehicle which a priori is designed to be used in a professional field for the transport of materials, but don’t lose your adventurous side to enjoy a getaway to the countryside or the mountain.

Bollinger B1 - posterior

The first deliveries of the Bollinger B1 will occur in February of 2019.

Has an important cargo area and in its cabin can accommodate up to four passengers. As we can see in the images, it can be configured with the area of load exposed to the more pure style of a pick-up or with a hardtop to create the image an suv more conventional. The battery and drivetrain are located in the part lower of the vehicle, between the rails of the chassis.

all around the cabin Bollinger has installed several outlets of 100 and 12 volts, as well as multiple USB connectors. Has a payload 2.766 kg and the height of the body with respect to the ground is 39 inches, although this can be increased to 50 cm thanks to the adjustable suspension. The measures of B1 are the following

Measures of the Bollinger B1
Long 3810 mm
Width 1943 mm
High 1866 mm

Bollinger B1 - maletero

The new Bollinger B1 has a payload capacity of 2.766 kg.

In regards to their benefits, thanks to the 365 HP (360 hp) and 640 Nm of torque, can accelerate from 0 to 96 km/h in 4.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 204 km/h. It will be offered with two types of batteries: 60 and 100 kWh. The first of them will offer a range of 193 kilometers, while that with the larger capacity, we can go up to 321 km with a single charge. Thanks to its system of awd, guarantees a great off-road capability.

In regards to load times, making use of a power outlet, conventional (u.s.) will be 7 hours for the battery of 60 kWh and 12 hours in the case of the 100 kWh. And if we make use of a connector CHAdeMO DC fast-charging, we can reduce the time prior to 45 or 75 minutes, respectively.

During the remainder of the year Bollinger reveal to the rest of the details of the model, such as its price. However, the brand has already advance to early 2018 will open the reservation period (prior deposit of $ 1,000) and the first deliveries will begin from the first quarter of 2019. Yes, the company is still in discussions with several independent manufacturers that will be in charge of producing the vehicle.