The Meridian upgrade is probably worth 2-3 grand itself. The wood trim is incredible. Air compressor and Bluetooth speaker are included too. The ventilated seats are also an upgrade.
The total value seems reasonable for the cost.
Inside EVS Tom Moloughney has reviewed the grizzle-e from the same manufacturer and had good things to say. The Alpha can schedule charging, meter usage and produce reports from its apps. Tom has done preliminary tests with the Alpha and is impressed.
Just a thought on this topic. I hope we Rivian owners will be able to choose our own sounds to play at low speeds. I am thinking of the sound of a diesel engine accelerating. I'd fit right in with the larger trucks and won't be coal rolled.