R1S is a complete electric SUV. It is the second production vehicle of Rivian with a length of 202 inches and a width of 79 inches. Similar to R1T, R1S comes in three variants that are launch package, adventure package and explorer package. The aluminum, steel and carbon fiber body structure of R1S along with airbags and automatic emergency braking system counts in the safety of the vehicle. R1S is a three-row SUV that can accommodate 7 passengers. Seats of R1S are fold-flat seats which can give a storage capacity of more than 100 cubic feet. R1S is equipped with a 360° sound system. R1S is equipped with a feature called driver+ that helps the vehicle to steer automatically, adjust speed and change the lanes.
Battery Life and Performance
R1S will be launched with a 135 kWh which will be able to deliver 300+ miles range. The company claims to release a 105 kWh battery variant which will give a range of 250+ miles. The company also claims to release a 180 kWh version of R1S which will give a range of 400+ miles in January 2022. The R1S will be launched with a quad motor setup which will enable it to go from 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds. The company claims that the vehicle has the on-road handling of a sports car. R1S is equipped with air suspension which can be adjusted to a lower height of 8.1 inches, which makes it easier to load. The air suspension can also give a ground clearance of 14 inches. The vehicle has the same off-road capabilities as R1T, it can be driven through 3 feet of water. It can also crawl at 100% grade. R1S has the capacity to tow up to 7,700 lbs in all variants. The R1S will come with 754 horsepower.
Rivian R1S Price
R1S is available with a starting price of $70,000 this base model will be lacking some feature when compared to the adventure variant. Currently, there is no option for a 180kWh battery variant. Special colors can cost you from $1500 to $2500. The off-road package can also be added for $2000. Costumers will also have a choice to go for all-terrain 20-inch wheels for an additional $1800 or an all-terrain black variant for $3500. Sports and sports dark wheels are also available for $1800 and $3500 respectively. Adventure package starts at $77,500, it has an additional interior color upgrade for $2000. Buyers can also choose between a 5 seat and 7 seat variant.
All in all, RIS is a fully electric SUV with three rows and an accommodating capacity of 7 people. Like its previous variant, it possesses all the safety features along with off-road capacities. With a 135kWh battery pack and powerful quad electric motor, it further enhances the exceptional experience. Acceleration, amazing towing capacities and different ranges of price make it different from its competitors. Its second and third-row splitting mix the passengers seating and arrange the cargo space for longer journeys. With its panoramic roof and vegan leather seats, it is best suited for occasions with your loved ones. RIS offers you a marvelous experience to explore the places you cherish and journeys you adore with the people you love.