Bollinger B1 Gets Front Intakes And Vents, Is Still As Slippery As A Brick

Bollinger has tweaked the front fascia of the B1 all-electric SUV before deliveries commence early next year.

The best way to describe the B1’s utilitarian design is to call it a brick on wheels. Consequently, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that it’s not the most aerodynamically-efficient electric vehicle out there. Bollinger hopes its minor modifications will make the SUV a little more friendly to the air it will smash through.

To do so, Bollinger has incorporated a set of air intakes in the front fascia which also support the headlights and turn signals. These intakes allow air to pass through the vehicle’s front and out of a pair of vents on the hood. Not only does the new design result in better efficiency, it also makes the B1 look a little nicer.

Prior to these changes, Bollinger says the B1 generated more than 400 kg of lift at the front and 350 kg of downforce at the rear. The subtle facelift helps to equalize these figures but the company has yet to announce just how improved they are.

The B1 is currently offered with either a 60 kWh or 100 kWh battery pack and offers a range varying between 120 and 200 miles (193 km and 321 km). Additionally, a pair of electric motors result in a combined 360 hp and 472 lb-ft (640 Nm) of torque, enough for a 0-60 mph (96 km/h) time of 4.5 seconds and a 127 mph (204 km/h) top speed.

In November last year, Bollinger said it had secured more than 10,000 reservations for the B1.


  • Well I mean boxy design doesn’t always mean not aerodynamic, have you seen the original Giulia? One of the most streamlined car every produce, despite the boxy design.

Alpina Has No Interest Tuning BMW’s Front-Wheel Drive Models

Alpina says it would be hard to make money from pumped-up versions of Munich’s latest FWD crop of cars.

This Ferrari 308 GTB Is An Enthusiast’s Dream Come True

It might not be the best, most reliable or fastest Ferrari, but for one person who was in love with it for a long time, it’s bliss.

Next-Generation Fiat Panda To Gain All-Electric Variant In 2023

The Panda EV will closely resemble the Centoventi concept and will adopt its swappable and upgradeable battery pack.

Mercedes-AMG G63 Proclaimed The Most Desirable Big SUV In The World

It’s still a great off-roader, has a modern, luxurious cabin, lots of power and can even tackle a track, so what’s not to love?.

If Toyota Were To Revive The MR2, It’d Rather Do It With Porsche

How does a mid-engine platform for a new MR2 and next-gen Boxster sound?.

Electrify America And EVgo Join Forces To Simplify U.S. Charging Network

EV owners will be able to use one account to use both companies’ charging stations throughout the country.

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S Isn’t Short On Power, But Manhart Gave It 700 HP Anyway

Manhart’s GLC 63 S also has yellow accents like the Edition 1 launched by Mercedes-AMG itself.

This Porsche 911-Inspired Power Wheels Car Has A 51 HP Motorcycle Engine

Fitting such a tiny build with the single-cylinder unit of a KTM dirt bike is a nice way to have fun on a budget.

Chris Harris’ Personal Camaro Z/28 Hits The Auction Block

A Camaro Z/28 owned by the popular car journo and Top Gear presenter is now looking for a new home.

2020 Toyota Supra: Good Enough To Make You Overlook The 718 Cayman?

The fifth-gen Supra claims to be totally different to the Z4. Even if that’s the case, , should you choose it over the baby Porsche?.