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…Rivian was able to load the entire Trans-America Trail map into our nav system, it couldn't provide turn-by-turn navigation to intermediate waypoints. We simply followed a yellow trace, with no "distance to destination" reading to compare against our remaining range…

So- trail maps!

…and hopefully the waypoint navigation omission is not permanent.
 
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…Rivian was able to load the entire Trans-America Trail map into our nav system, it couldn't provide turn-by-turn navigation to intermediate waypoints. We simply followed a yellow trace, with no "distance to destination" reading to compare against our remaining range…

So- trail maps!

…and hopefully the waypoint navigation is not permanent.
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I think this was a great article. The pictures were incredible. It showed the R1Ts capabilities in real world scenarios. They were even honest about issues that occurred.

I am curious if Rivian has tested it this hard as well.

This TAT run that MT did was amazing and has made me even more excited for the R1T. I know Ill never do what they did, but just the potential to do half of that is good enough for me. I'm imagining myself out on a beach and hopefully not getting stuck, but at least I know you can get out!
 

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We simply followed a yellow trace, with no "distance to destination" reading to compare against our remaining range…
I hope this does not imply that we are exclusively stuck with SoC displayed in terms of range. Many find SoC as a percent much more informative, intuitive and easy to use.
 

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Yeah a great story. Now there’s more real world data points to demonstrate the trucks are more than capable for serious off roading- and maybe an OTA update from being true…game changers (sorry)…
 

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The MT folks could have shown a bit more self awareness with their climate change and man destroying the environment lamenting while simultaneously testing and endorsing a back country rig about to be unleashed on humanity. I had not considered the contradictions of an off-road EV for hard core greenies but there it is…
 

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Three of 'em? If that doesn't induce range anxiety...

...I wish they would have driven it until it stopped so we'd all have a better handle on the 'secret' reserve...
 

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They sure beat the hell out of those trucks. Looks like off roading could be a very expensive hobby
It reminds me of taking a sports car to track day events. It's a blast, but a very expensive hobby.
 
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