Electrical-vehicle startup Rivian simply shared some testing movies displaying off the R1T pickup’s capabilities.The clips, which you’ll watch beneath, depict the pickup drifting, launching, dashing down grime trails, and rock crawling. The Rivian R1T was purported to go on sale this 12 months, however its launch has been postponed to 2021 because of the pandemic. Go to Enterprise Insider’s homepage for extra tales.
It has been a giant week for pickups. On Thursday, upstart Lordstown Motors formally unveiled its new Endurance electrical truck and Ford debuted the newest F-150, which comes with all types of cool new options. Rivian joined the occasion by sharing new movies of its upcoming R1T thrashing grime roads and conquering boulders throughout testing in Arizona. The Michigan-based EV startup launched three clips displaying the R1T launching, drifting, and tackling grime trails. There’s additionally a fourth, longer video with some further footage of the exams. The R1T and its R1S sibling — each billed by Rivian as supremely succesful off-road autos — had been purported to drop later this 12 months, however the pandemic pushed their launch date again to 2021. Within the meantime, you’ll be able to try the truck and its capabilities via the movies beneath: