Rivian Confirms the Start of Production in December of the R1T

Rivian finalizes the commissioning of its plant in Normal, Illinois. An installation acquired from Mitsubishi from where it will produce its vehicles for the whole world, which will begin its vehicle assembly activities during December.

Besides that, Rivian got everything to succeed, such as the billions of dollars invested in the electric car startup and the commitment to its deliveries.

The first model to be for sale will be the R1T. A pickup that promises excellent performance both for its mechanical configuration, and for its design and equipment. Just three months later, the production of the R1S will begin. An SUV that maintains the same proposal, but offers a more familiar look.

In both cases, we talk about a model of 5.51 meters long that will have at least two versions, one equipped with a propulsion system of 408 hp and 135 kWh battery. The second with 764 hp and fitted with a pack 180 kWh. They will allow you to achieve autonomy between 370 and 640 kilometers EPA depending on the version.

A model that will have a capacity of 4,985 kilos, which will undoubtedly be a crucial fact for those looking for an electric model capable of moving through difficult areas. To this add that the SUV version, the R1S, will have three rows of seat configuration, which will accommodate up to 7 passengers.


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