Rivian has compared its interiors to Bentley and Lamborghini

Rivian has compared its interiors to Bentley and Lamborghini

August 25, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

US firm Rivian has postponed the launch of the R1T and R1S by about six months, but they may be worth the wait as the company promises they will have luxury interiors.

During an event last week, US startup Rivian’s director of workmanship said the company is comparing its interiors to Audi and Lincoln saloons, as well as Bentley and Lamborghini.

Richard Vaughan said the company wants its future cars to be “truly world class” and express craftsmanship at first glance. This goes beyond traditional materials and designs, as he noted the need for durable tactile sensations as well as “good” sounds generated by everything from the user interface to moving parts.

Rivian hasn’t said much about the interior, but the company has previously stated that their future electric vehicles will use wood and colors and textures inspired by nature. The company has also pledged to use high-quality, yet utilitarian materials in “places where adventure tends to leave a mark.”

Of course, the models will also be high-tech as they will feature a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 15.6-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a 6.8-inch rear display. The information system has received particular attention as Rivian previously described it as a “custom” unit that has a “digital user interface [that] clearly reflects adventure, nature and exploration.”

Until the models arrive in about a year, prices start at $ 69,000 and they will have four electric motors as well as 105, 135 and 180 kW batteries. The pickup and SUV will also have power from 402 hp. and 560 Nm to 754 hp. and 1120 Nm.