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  • Bollinger EV Truck – 15.5 Inches Ground Clearance, 56 Degree Approach Angle

Bollinger EV Truck – 15.5 Inches Ground Clearance, 56 Degree Approach Angle

Full Independent Suspension, 10 Inches Wheel Travel Also Claimed

Apr 5, 2017
Startup independent vehicle manufacturer Bollinger Motors has released new details on its forthcoming all-electric sport-utility truck. The chassis will be primarily aluminum, augmented by a high-strength steel “rollover structure.” Although rated at more than 8,600 GVWR to ease crash test certification requirements, the overall package appears to be remarkably compact. With a front and rear track of 68 inches and a wheelbase of 105 inches, the Bollinger will be slightly larger than a two-door Jeep Wrangler JK, which has a front and rear track of 61.9 inches, and a wheelbase of 95.4 inches. A Wrangler Unlimited has the same track as the two-door but has a 116-inch wheelbase.
Bollinger claims the vehicle will sport a substantial 15.5 inches of ground clearance, a four-wheel hydro-pneumatic independent suspension with 10 inches of wheel travel, an approach angle of 56 degrees, and a departure angle 53 degrees. Breakover angle is a claimed 33 degrees. All of these measurements are substantially higher than a stock JK Wrangler. The suspension A-arms will be made from high-strength steel for durability when off-roading, and taking a cue from the Wrangler Rubicon playbook, the suspension will feature disconnectable sway bars for added articulation when off-roading.
As we reported last month, we already discovered from one of Bollinger’s YouTube videos that the forthcoming vehicle will also have a portal axle arrangement, facilitating its massive ground clearance. Sure to get a thumbs-up from off-road enthusiasts as well are 285/70R-17 BFGoodrich Mud-Terrains that are installed on the prototype chassis. Look for a full report on Bollinger’s electric off-roader in the months ahead on TruckTrend.com!
Source: Bollinger Motors
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