For the primary time, a pickup truck has snuck onto our Save The Planet Award class. The 2022 Rivian R1T bursts onto the scene as the primary all-electric truck which you could truly take residence and drive. Chances are you’ll surprise why the Tesla Cybertruck did not make the checklist. Effectively, Tesla hasn’t constructed it but. Possibly subsequent yr? As for the Rivian, it confirmed off spectacular off-road efficiency throughout our First Drive evaluate, sufficient to warrant a finalist spot on our 2021 Off-Street Warrior Award. The R1T packs 4 electrical motors producing 800 hp, sufficient to rocket this truck to 60 mph in solely three seconds.
Pricing is the best on this checklist beginning at $67,500, however we really feel the R1T is definitely among the many most essential EVs launched in 2021, so it deserves this finalist spot. Rivian proves an electrical truck can perform in the true world with 300 miles of vary in base guise, and as much as 400 miles with the bigger battery mannequin. Toss in some futuristic styling, luxurious inside, and distinctive Gear Tunnel, and the Rivian R1T is an superior different to a gas-guzzling pickup.
AUTO NEWS – 2021 CarBuzz Awards Finalists: Save The Planet