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Not to be a downer, but check out that arm rest while they were talking about "fit and finish"
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...I'm sure all this will be resolved in the next 6 months. I'm happy with the delivery delays if this is the stuff they're finding and fixing in the pre-prod vehicles.
Those are clearly built in arm massagers.





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Newer builds are awesome!

Anyone else think the movement of the latch mechanism to the door side of the gear tunnel is a little odd? Seems like something to get caught on and/or make it awkward to sit on it and gear up

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That was a good catch. No pun intended.
 
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Given all the bad karma I've accumulated for laughing about testicular injury that resulted in death recently, it definitely makes me nervous.
I thought your comment was funny enough, but then I got bigger chuckle when I saw your screen name😃. Tread lightly, sit even lighter....
 
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Those are clearly built in arm massagers.
I'm impressed! It took me 25 years to get the doors in my convertible to do that! Joking aside, I, too love how impressed David was with the fit and finish, as well as the ride. I can't imagine how much of an adventure the entire crew had making the film. Like all of you, I'm looking forward to making many great adventures in the years to come. June can't get here soon enough! My calendar shows today as "March 318, 2020"....
 

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Looks like there are still some issues without the light....

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Kinda still looks like light/shadow play to me. Regardless, near-final interior looks pretty sharp even if there's one defect in this pre-pro.
 

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Regardless, near-final interior looks pretty sharp even if there's one defect in this pre-pro.
Yes, issues at this stage are to be expected. We can add this to the issue with the panel gap between the hood and driver's side fender.
 

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I think it looks phenomenal!

Yeah the armrest door skin separation is a minor thing, but I think the R1T is only getting better with time! Exciting!

Questions...

1. So it's the Launch Green, with a Matte Black wrap? The interior does look dark green to me (headliner also lighter then black/black option online), so forest green interior?

2. The speaker grill (Meridian), anyone see that the mesh door pocket holder appears fixed in place. Like it's imbedded into the grill. So the rear door pockets aren't removable? Not that it's a huge deal.

3. So the stereo ceiling speakers lead me to believe that the R1T is the Adventure trim level, but the mirror caps are gloss black. Doesn't the Adventure pack change the caps to a body color match? I noticed this because I've always had my mirror caps painted gloss black aftermarket on my vehicles. If you go explorer trim (black caps), the interior options (color and stereo) aren't available.

All and all that extra piece of trim or "armor" on the bottom is a really good look. It's incredible how something so subtle can make such a big visual difference. I really do like it. I can't say it enough though the matte wrap is the best-looking thing I've seen on the R1T.

Looks like my color choice is made... Wonder how much something like that will cost 😰?
 

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I think it looks phenomenal!

Yeah the armrest door skin separation is a minor thing, but I think the R1T is only getting better with time! Exciting!

Questions...

1. So it's the Launch Green, with a Matte Black wrap? The interior does look dark green to me (headliner also lighter then black/black option online), so forest green interior?

2. The speaker grill (Meridian), anyone see that the mesh door pocket holder appears fixed in place. Like it's imbedded into the grill. So the rear door pockets aren't removable? Not that it's a huge deal.

3. So the stereo ceiling speakers lead me to believe that the R1T is the Adventure trim level, but the mirror caps are gloss black. Doesn't the Adventure pack change the caps to a body color match? I noticed this because I've always had my mirror caps painted gloss black aftermarket on my vehicles. If you go explorer trim (black caps), the interior options (color and stereo) aren't available.

All and all that extra piece of trim or "armor" on the bottom is a really good look. It's incredible how something so subtle can make such a big visual difference. I really do like it. I can't say it enough though the matte wrap is the best-looking thing I've seen on the R1T.

Looks like my color choice is made... Wonder how much something like that will cost 😰?
At about the 3:56 mark David mentioned it's exactly 1 year (within a day or two) of them receiving the vehicles down in South America. We know from "Long Way Up" that they started that trip in September of 2019. So I believe this was actually filmed in September of 2020. So this makes me believe a couple of things. First I now think this one is a slightly earlier prototype than we may have originally thought. With that said I think it's more likely Forest Green Color under the wrap with the Forest Edge interior. It's also very possible they were still mixing options in the builds while they figured out exactly what would be included in each package. So some Adventure options and some Explorer options prior to those being locked down.
 

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At about the 3:56 mark David mentioned it's exactly 1 year (within a day or two) of them receiving the vehicles down in South America. We know from "Long Way Up" that they started that trip in September of 2019. So I believe this was actually filmed in September of 2020. So this makes me believe a couple of things. First I now think this one is a slightly earlier prototype than we may have originally thought. With that said I think it's more likely Forest Green Color under the wrap with the Forest Edge interior. It's also very possible they were still mixing options in the builds while they figured out exactly what would be included in each package. So some Adventure options and some Explorer options prior to those being locked down.
The matte black R1T sighting images that predated this are pretty recent. They're just approximating. Also I thought Gase corrected to year and a half.
 

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The matte black R1T sighting images that predated this are pretty recent. They're just approximating. Also I thought Gase corrected to year and a half.
Early in the video they discussed year and a half but I took that to mean they probably took 6 months to build the prototypes for Long Way Up. So started building them in April of 2019 and delivered in September. It was late in the video when Gase brings out the engineering team at the end of the drive that David talks about it being almost exactly a year since delivery. Who knows, I could be wrong but taking the video as a whole it seemed plausible that the year and a half was from inception of the project and year was referencing the beginning of the Long Way Up trip.
 

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Early in the video they discussed year and a half but I took that to mean they probably took 6 months to build the prototypes for Long Way Up. So started building them in April of 2019 and delivered in September. It was late in the video when Gase brings out the engineering team at the end of the drive that David talks about it being almost exactly a year since delivery. Who knows, I could be wrong but taking the video as a whole it seemed plausible that the year and a half was from inception of the project and year was referencing the beginning of the Long Way Up trip.
Long Way Up began filming in Sept 2019. IIRC, they built the prototypes crazy fast. I think it was two months.
 

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