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The thing that stands out to me is that the aluminum body looks great.

Does seem like there is a long way to go with the factory build out, but glad to see "in house" production.
 

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Another observation is about the 21" all season low rolling resistance tire option. I've never heard of a 21" wheel or tire...
 

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And just like that I am recharged!!!! No pun intended
 

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Another observation is about the 21" all season low rolling resistance tire option. I've never heard of a 21" wheel or tire...
That stood out to me as well. Until now, I think they had only mentioned a 20“ or 22” option.
 

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They painted all the assembly robots the same color blue as the pickups - brilliant!
 

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So curious about all the tire options and how each will affect range. I really prefer the look of All Terrain tires but guessing the Low Rolling Resistance All Seasons will allow for more range... Also, wonder if all their tire/wheel combinations give basically the exact same rolling circumference and/or is there a way to tell the computer what tires you're running so that speed/mileage estimates are accurate if you change them from time to time. I could see getting all season for daily driving and switching out to All Terrains for Overlanding trips.
 

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It's nice to see a video that feels like a progress report, for a change, instead of general PR and product hype. "Hang in there, baby, we're making progress," it seems to be saying. Is RJ listening?

Maybe a weekly progress report with different colored trucks every week? Maybe more on parts marshaling and production line readiness? Maybe some in depth details every week about different areas? This week, production. Next week, robotics and engineering. And so on.
 

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Looks like a lot of work ahead to setup and program the robots on the line...maybe we'll see a future robot dance with matching Blue Man group! :idea:
 

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I'm starting to think hard about flying there and driving the car back. It would be a good way to see what it can do, there are a few offroad areas between Normal IL and FL :D
 

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I'm starting to think hard about flying there and driving the car back. It would be a good way to see what it can do, there are a few offroad areas between Normal IL and FL :D
I’ll ride back with you. I live in FL as well
Get enough of a critical mass to do this with you and maybe Rivian will fund a "Long Way Down" video, complete with the requisite charging network along the way :D
 
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