Twin-Motor Rivian R1S, R1T rated at as much as 352 miles of EPA vary

The Rivian R1S electrical SUV and R1T electrical pickup truck are actually formally EPA rated at as much as 352 miles of vary with the brand new Twin-Motor AWD powertrain.

The very best vary ranking is achieved with the 135-kwh Massive Pack and 21-inch wheels. Choosing 22-inch wheels drops vary to 341 miles for each the R1S and R1T. Both manner, that tops what Rivian beforehand teased on its shopper and order pages, and the estimates given when Rivian first confirmed the Twin-Motor {hardware} final December.

EPA range ratings for 2023 Rivian R1S and R1T Dual Motor models

EPA vary rankings for 2023 Rivian R1S and R1T Twin Motor fashions


Output from the Twin-Motor powertrain is lower than what Rivian beforehand talked about, nonetheless. The corporate is now quoting 533 hp and 610 lb-ft of torque for the usual model and 665 hp and 829 lb-ft for the Efficiency model. Rivian order pages beforehand confirmed a fair 600 hp for the usual model and 700 hp for the efficiency model.

Torque has elevated from the beforehand talked about 600 lb-ft and 700 lb-ft for the usual and Efficiency variations, nonetheless. And Rivian’s 0-60 mph estimates of 4.5 seconds for the usual setup and three.5 seconds for the Efficiency tune are unchanged.


2023 Rivian R1S

2023 Rivian R1S

Each the R1S and R1T already topped 300 miles of vary with the Massive Pack and Quad-Motor AWD powertrain, and Rivian has boosted vary with over-the-air software program updates. Rivian in March additionally confirmed the 180-kwh Max Pack for fall deliveries. With the Twin-Motor powertrain, Rivian mentioned on the time that it was concentrating on 390 miles for the R1S and 400 miles for the R1T. However provided that Rivian exceeded vary estimates right here—and is rising capability by 33% with the Max Pack—it is not unreasonable to anticipate even larger numbers.

For now, the Twin-Motor Massive Pack fashions ship spectacular vary at a worth level $8,000 lower than the Quad-Motor model ($3,000 much less for the Efficiency Twin-Motor model). That is wanted after Rivian final 12 months dropped the bottom Discover grade, successfully elevating the bottom worth. The R1T now begins at $74,800 and the R1S at $79,800, each costs together with an $1,800 vacation spot cost.

Rivian plans to unveil the $40,000 R2 in 2024, however that mannequin is not scheduled to begin manufacturing till 2026.


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