Electrical Rivian R1T Truck: Canadian Pricing and Arrival Dates

Electrical car startup model Rivian appears set to develop into the primary automaker to deliver a battery-powered pickup truck to {the marketplace} with its R1T, which the corporate guarantees it is going to start delivering to paying prospects in January 2022.

That places the R1T’s Canadian launch weeks – if not months – forward of the Ford F-150 Lightning scheduled to achieve showrooms subsequent spring. It additionally factors to Rivian getting its truck into house owners’ garages a few 12 months earlier than the Tesla Cybertruck, which that firm says gained’t go into manufacturing till the tip of 2022.

In accordance with Rivian.com, the R1T’s Canadian beginning MSRP is $90,000 in an entry-grade Discover trim stage, whereas an uplevel Journey bundle will are available in at $97,250. Each costs embody an ordinary battery pack that Rivian estimates will present 480 km of driving vary. For one more $14,000, you possibly can add a bigger “max pack” battery and its promised 640 km.

The R1T’s beginning worth is double the restrict for the federal authorities’s electrical car buy incentive program, which stipulates an MSRP of $45,000 or much less for autos with six seats or fewer.

Rivian’s pricing can be larger than the $68,000 tag Ford has hooked up to the F-150 Lightning. Rivian says the R1T will tow almost 5,000 kg (11,000 lbs), which edges out the Lightning’s roughly 4,500-kg (10,000 lbs) restrict. Ford has invested a whole bunch of thousands and thousands in Rivian as a part of what the businesses name a strategic, long-term partnership. Nonetheless, the F-150 Lightning and Rivian R1T usually are not associated structurally or mechanically.

The R1T’s normal wheels are 21-inchers, however 20- and 22-inch wheels are extra-cost choices. A spare tire is an extra-cost choice too, with the worth depending on which wheel model/dimension you select.

Among the many Discover trim’s normal options are heated seats and steering wheel, vegan leather-based upholstery, an air compressor, recycled ground mats, and driver lumbar adjustment.

Improve to the Journey trim stage and Rivian provides ventilated seats, a Meridian sound system, fancier upholstery, entrance passenger-seat lumbar, and yellow inside accents.

Rivian says its R1S SUV can be set to achieve the market in the beginning of 2022.

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