Today, it can be difficult to even look at a new car, which is one of the difficult aspects of the process. Even from major manufacturers, the cars are frequently sold before they even reach the lot and are gone in a matter of hours. It’s much worse for a startup firm like Rivian because there are just no dealers where you can see the car up close, get inside of it, or take a test drive.
I’m not saying it can’t be done. You might notice an electric vehicle in a parking lot or at a charging station in areas where people are wealthy and EVs are popular. If you can wait, Rivian will soon be providing locations for people to come and engage with Rivian owners, including hubs, seasonal spaces, outposts, and preserves. However, the corporation is aware that many individuals have yet to view one and experience its interior.
Thankfully, a recent post at Rivians website provides us a glimpse of the R1S in a way that helps you understand just how huge the car is. It’s significant for individuals who haven’t been in one.
Naturally, they begin with the fundamentals. They demonstrate the automobile and discuss its inside capacity (7 passengers plus goods) as well as how easily it fits into most parking spots. They provide dimensions for many different items, including clearance beneath the vehicle, width, length, and height. This is useful information for those who are knowledgeable with measures, but it doesn’t really tell us much in terms of application.
After discussing the Rivian R1S’s additional features, they begin displaying pictures of people using it for various activities, including a child climbing inside, seats being folded up and down, adults occupying all seven seats, and even car seats (which can be hard to fit 3-in-a-row in many vehicles). When it comes to cargo, they demonstrate a range of items being loaded in the back so we can determine what would fit on our own. Of course, they also give measurements so you may check your own items.
They also demonstrate additional facets of carrying objects. The privacy screen, the cargo management tie downs, the frunk, and the location of the charging wire when not in use are all demonstrated. It makes it simpler to see the entire car.
Of course, no matter how large a vehicle is created, some things will never fit inside. They therefore wanted to make sure that everyone was aware of the 7,700-pound-capable hidden hitch receiver. So, there is a lot more you can do. Even though they don’t get into specifics, they mention charging because it will need more range to tow a trailer.
For those of us who haven’t seen a Rivian, particularly an R1S, I realize this isn’t a big thing, but after reading the piece, I think it will be much simpler for those of us who live outside of Illinois or California to see oneself driving and exploring in an R1S.
By Rivian, the featured picture.
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