While you’ve been waiting for the upcoming Cybertruck, or the new Ford F-150 Lighting, a newly formed company Rivian has been successfully fully delivering one of the best in the segment with it’s all electric drivetrain. And you’ll not believe it is a truck when you’ll know about it’s stupidly crazy acceleration and insane amount of torque. With it’s futuristic and extraordinary design will appeal for the modern day buyers, it’s 300 miles above range will be enough for the average truck buyer with a range anxiety and it’s a truck so it’s got tons and tons of space inside it makes it the perfect truck of the year award. And those who aren’t looking for an open and truck like experience then Rivian got it’s seven seater SUV, the R1S with similar specs.
What’s New ?
The new R1T is an all new model from the automotive company, Rivian. And it’s new truck has been out on the streets and in order. And although it’s a new company, it will work and function like how Tesla’s model works with it’s stores and service shops.
Engine, Transmission, 0-60 mph, Top Speed & Performance
The 2022 R1T, apart from its “back from the future” looks and it’s strip LED which looks very sick. It’s got a quad motor design with one electric motor for each of it’s wheels and can make a gigantic 800 horsepower and 900 lb ft of torque and is ridiculously fast with it’s claimed acceleration from 0-60 mph in just 3.0 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 125 mph.
You do note that it is a truck, how the heck it’s supposed to have this much power with this quickness. And with its standard all wheel drive and adaptive air suspension setup helps it to smoothen the ride and make it comfortable and can do what Rivian calls it a Tank Turn where the left wheels can move opposite to the right ones. And it’s a truck so it would have the capabilities far off from your usual car, with impressive on road and off road capabilities and even more that it will make your spine tingled with its ferocious acceleration.
Battery Capacity, Range & Charging
The 2022 Rivian R1T will pack a 135 kWh lithium ion battery with a claimed 300 miles of range from a single charge. And the company has said that it will offer a much more capable 180 kWh battery which can deliver upto 400 miles of range. And will have fast charging capabilities.
Dimensions & Weight
- Length: 217.1 in
- Height: 73.1 in
- Width: 81.8 in
- Cargo Volume: 22.6 cu ft
- Wheelbase: 135.8
- Towing Capacity: 11,000 lbs
- Payload Capacity: 1760 lbs
- Est Curb Weight: 6,800 lbs
The new Rivian R1T has a price tag of $67,000 (with standard eight airbags). Though it carries a hefty price tag, it is so worth it and justified if you want an ultimate driving experience from an all electric powered truck with a sweet ton, is luxury with vegan leather and features a rich cabin aura panoramic sunroof.
Interior & Exterior
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