Joe Palermo of Lake Charles — Co-Founder of the Bad Boy Buggy
Joe Palermo of Lake Charles is the co-founder of Bad Boy Buggy, an off-road electric vehicle manufacturing company in Natchez, Mississippi. The company was founded in 2003 and has been developing an all-electric four-wheel drive hunting and all-purpose vehicle (patent pending).
Joe Palermo resides in Lake Charles and is a successful business entrepreneur with over fifty years’ experience in the real estate industry in the state of Louisiana. As the co-owner of Bad Boy Buggy, he has worked hard to create a unique brand of electric utility vehicles designed specifically for hunting. The vehicles are like golf carts and have dual motors, that’s a total of thirty-one horsepower and delivers 170 foot-pounds of torque. But don’t let its specifications make you believe it is a loud vehicle, the buggy is quiet enough to sneak up on a deer.
The company was started in 2003 and released its first all-electric four-wheel drive vehicle. In 2010, the company merged with the Textron family, a Fortune 500 company popular around the world for its powerful products like the Cushman ® industrial vehicle, Greenlee ® tools, Cessna ® aircraft and Bell helicopters. In 2016, the company released its revolutionary Stampede ™ side-by-side and the Onslaught ™ ATV. These high-powered vehicles provide the independent outdoorsman the opportunity to enjoy their favorite outdoor activity in a superior vehicle.
Joe Palermo of Lake Charles is a successful businessman and an active member of the community.