It’s troublesome to seize the creativeness of the pickup truck neighborhood with an all-electric car, however Rivian seems to have carried out simply that with the R1T.
There was loads of buzz round Rivian because the firm premiered its R1T pickup and R1S SUV late final 12 months. The corporate not too long ago secured a $700 million spherical of financing led by Amazon and is within the midst of growing a sequence of progressive options for the R1T earlier than bringing it to the manufacturing line.
One factor we’re fairly certain the corporate isn’t growing is a six-wheeled R1T, however that’s precisely what these renderings depict. They had been created by a consumer on the Rivian Homeowners Discussion board and present the R1T with a six-wheeled design just like the insane Hennessey-tuned Ford F-150 Raptors on the market. The enlarged Rivian additionally occurs to look simply nearly as good, if not higher, than the Ford.
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Past the inclusion of a further axle and two additional wheels, you’ll undoubtedly discover the fictional truck it additionally features a customized brush bar on the entrance, LED lights on the roof, flared entrance and rear wheel arches, and new off-road wheels and tires. The added measurement of the car might additionally permit Rivian to suit a secondary battery pack for additional vary and, why not, horsepower.
Three totally different R1T fashions are within the works. The entry-level mannequin will use a 105 kWh battery with a variety of 230 miles (370 km) and mated to electrical motors delivering 402 hp and 413 lb-ft (560 Nm) of torque. Subsequent within the vary shall be a 754 hp and 826 lb-ft (1120 Nm) model with a 135 kWh battery and a variety exceeding 300 miles (483 km). Sitting on the high quality shall be a 700 hp and 826 lb-ft (1120 Nm) variant with a 180 kWh battery permitting for a variety of greater than 400 miles (644 km).