Following the unveiling of the Rivian R1T all-electric pickup truck, we took a closer look at what is becoming one of the most anticipated EVs scheduled to come out in the next two years. Here’s a ton of pictures, videos, and GIFs of the Rivian R1T, and why I ordered one. As we already reported, the R1T’s specs are unbelievable . It’s equipped with 4 electric motors, each a 147 kW power capacity at the wheel, while the total power output can be configured to different levels from 300 kW to 562 kW (input to gearbox). The different power levels match different choices of battery packs, which are another impressive feature since they have the highest capacity of any other passenger electric vehicle out there: 105 kWh, 135 kWh, and 180 kWh. Rivian says that it will translate to “230+ miles, 300+ miles, and 400+ miles” of range on a full charge. They’re talking about a charge rate of up to 160 kW at fast-charging stations and an 11-kW onboard charger for level 2 charging. The entire powertrain is fitted on a slick modular skateboard platform for the different battery capacity: Rivian R1T platform Rivian platform Rivian suspension Rivian […]

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