Rivian R1T and R1S on track for Oz launch

Electric Rivian ute and SUV seen testing in New Zealand as Euro sales due to kick off early 2022

As the EV train continues to build momentum globally, one of the most anticipated next-generation utes – and its SUV sibling – from US-based electric car-maker Rivian is moving closer to an Australian launch.

While the powerful 588kW quad-motor 4×4 ute – complete with a 5000kg towing capacity – is being primed for launch in the US this month priced from $US67,500 ($A90,300), the 2022 Rivian R1T was also recently spotted in New Zealand alongside the R1S seven-seat SUV.

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