Rivian, the supposedly Tesla killer is gaining power and attention in the Electroinc Vehicle industry as it recently unveiled an interesting camper version of it’s R1T Electric pickup truck which comes with loads of perks to make it more fascinating for campers. Whether Tesla likes it or not, Rivian still currently holds the medal of electric pickup truck in the industry for now.
After Rivian uveiled the R1T last year, automobile giants such as Ford and GM have all announced their interest in the EV Pick up program as well even Tesla is planning to unveil it’s own later on this year. But Rivian on the other end is setting the pace making the R1T an adventurous vehicle.
Despite being an Electric vehicle, it comes packed up with a 180 kWh battery setup which can make the truck to travel a in the range of up to 400 Miles which is really adventurous enough.
The inclusion of modular box systems is also in development to enable the car owner to be able to use those in whatever situation they might find it necessary to use. The unveiled Camper truck, Rivian R1T has a cool camper setup such as bed and even an amazing tunnel between the bed and the cabin.
They have designed a prototype camping kitchen system with that fits inside that storage area.
In the company’s statement, the design was describe as an ideal setup that emulates a real home and makes it comfortable to travel anywhere in comfort.
“We’ve cooked up a mobile kitchen prototype that showcases just one of the many ways to utilize the extra storage space in the R1T. It features 2 induction burners, a sink, 5 gallons of water storage and keeps all your cookware and utensils organized while you’re out in the wild.”
While there isn’t any official confirmation whether the system will be coming to the market just yet, Rivian said the R1T will start at $69,000 before incentives in the United States and the production is expected to start next year 2020. Earlier this year, Rivian announces investments from Ford and Amazon.
The thing about Global warming and the need for eco-friendly cars is becoming a big phenomenon in the automobile industry and Rivian is here to innovate. The car allows you to travel miles without a single emission. And the ability to be able to store your accessories in a well suited environment makes the vehicle a really great innovation.
Considering the fact that most electric vehicles usually have their battery setup right on the floor of the vehicle, this places more real estates to keep things and turn the R1T into an RV. Although it’s quite pricey, but considering how far this can be useful to our society and the owner, it’s worth the investment.