Rivian Updates Configurator With Twin-Motor, Customary Battery Pack Choices

Shortly after showcasing the efficiency dual-motor Rivian R1T in a YouTube video, the Irvine-headquartered model has added the dual-motor and efficiency dual-motor variations of the electrical truck to its on-line configurator and store.

A Rivian Boards member frequenting the net store noticed a dual-motor model with the big, 135-kilowatt-hour battery pack and 21-inch wheels listed for $70,000.

Though he seems to be a preorder holder earlier than the worth hikes took impact – such clients are supplied stock autos as per Electrek. For another house owners, the identical configuration prices $80,000, as per the discussion board.

The twin-motor R1T paired with the smaller 105-kilowatt-hour battery pack can also be now accessible on the configurator. This base R1T has a Rivian-estimated vary of 270 miles, and its beginning worth is $73,000, $15,000 decrease than the beginning worth of the quad-motor model with the 135 kWh battery and an EPA-estimated 328 miles vary.

Rivian R1T dual-motor, standard pack

The R1S configurator has additionally been up to date, with the dual-motor electrical SUV with the usual pack and 260 miles vary beginning at $78,000, $14,000 decrease than the quad motor variant. Notice that the efficiency dual-motor variations are unavailable with the small battery pack for each fashions.

Since launch, the Rivian R1T was solely accessible within the quad-motor iteration. Whereas the 4 motors unleashed ferocious efficiency, they made the EVs costlier. Manufacturing constraints seemed to be the stumbling block in scaling up. However the model appears to be overcoming these points slowly because it set a brand new all-time report for deliveries in Q2 2023.


The quad motor system is Bosch-sourced, though it’s engineered and manufactured by Rivian. The brand new dual-motor Enduro drive items are developed in-house, and EPA filings revealed that they arrive with a marginal bump in efficiency and vary, in comparison with the model’s earlier estimates.

They entered manufacturing early this yr for each the R1T and R1S. The addition of an in-house developed motor is prone to pace up buyer deliveries, as Rivian advised within the Tweet above. Furthermore, with the federal clear automobile credit score, clients will probably be capable to get again $3,750 in tax advantages.