The announcement, made via a video released on the company’s YouTube channel, confirmed that the American brand was closing in on the completion of the prototype ‘trucks’ – their words, not ours.
“The team has been working for 18 weeks now on the two new prototype designs: the all-electric B1 Sport Utility Truck, and the all-electric B2 pick-up truck,” said the video’s voiceover. “Almost five months on the physical builds is coming to a close.”
The four-door B1 SUV and B2 pick-up share the same DNA, with both running a dual motor (one at the front; one at the rear) capable of generating 614hp (458Kw) and 668 ft-lb (906Nm), through a two-speed (Hi/Lo Range) gearbox.
A 120kWh battery pack provides a claimed EPA range of 200 miles (322km). Both have 38.1cm of ground clearance, 25.4cm of wheel travel and towing capacities of 7500lb (3402kg). However, the B2 has slightly less payload capacity 5001lb (2268kg) versus 5201lb (2359kg).
Both vehicles feature all-aluminium body, removable windshields and geared axle hubs, among a heap of features.
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For an extensive look at the Bollinger range, stay tuned for the September 26 revelation.