American startup Bollinger Motors will not sell only electric cars of its own design, SUV and pickup truck B1 B2, but also a platform-skateboard E-Chassis on which they are built. In most companies, it is positioned as “the first and only frame chassis for electric SUVs with GVW of 4.5 to 6.3 tons”.
Platform E-Chassis designed for a load of 2268 kilograms and is suitable for FWD, RWD and AWD cars. It includes a pair of electric motors that are fed by the battery capacity of 120 or 180 kilowatt-hours. The capacity of the unit for B1 and B2 – 622 HP and 906 lb-ft of torque. The stated power reserve is 322 kilometers.
Small scale production Assembly SUV pickup truck B1 and B2 must begin within 2020, the same year they go on sale. Both models have the same starting price tag is 125 thousand dollars. The platform can be purchased in 2021, the cost has not yet been announced.
The main competitors of Bollinger B1 and B2 will be an SUV and a pickup truck from another us start-up called Rivian. Earlier it was reported that Rivian shared platform of its own design with the upcoming electric SUV Lincoln.