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The prototype posted seems to be a hodgepodge of parts. The interior pleather and front dash wood is ocean coast, but the center console wood/trim as well as the trim around the wood of the dashboard appears to be that of Black Mountain.

While I love that there's finally some interior photos coming out, I wouldn't read too much into this particular example. It also probably explains why everyone has been told they aren't yet allowed to take photos of the interior when the mules are being spotted out and about.
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The prototype posted seems to be a hodgepodge of parts. The interior pleather and front dash wood is ocean coast, but the center console wood/trim as well as the trim around the wood of the dashboard appears to be that of Black Mountain.

While I love that there's finally some interior photos coming out, I wouldn't read too much into this particular example. It also probably explains why everyone has been told they aren't yet allowed to take photos of the interior when the mules are being spotted out and about.
Agreed... if you go to the actual instagram post, first picture is an exterior shot of an R1S. The driver side rear door, has a "Launch Green" door handle... Wait, or Forest Green...
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Any guesses to what is on the backside of the stalk on the steering column? I see two black rocker switches, and noticed the sliver buttons on the end of the stalk too! 🧐
Wiper Interval and DRL intensity are my guesses
 

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Found another picture on Imgur, never seen the lighting anywhere like this. Looks really cool

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That is an extremely old photo. Take it w/ a grain of salt when it comes to what we will get.
 

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Charge port door certainly an issue, this is yet another one that has been replaced. Curious what the redesign will be like.

My preference make it like a fuel filler door with an electric release and normal hinges.
 
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Charge port door certainly an issue, this is yet another one that has been replaced. Curious what the redesign will be like.

My preference make it like a fuel filler door with an electric release and normal hinges.
Going from the Tesla with a charge port that closes for you to a BMW where the charge port is like a fuel door, I beg of Rivian to leave it as Tesla has it. I forget to close it often, the lock on it fights me constantly, and when I forget to close it and get in the car I have to get out to close it instead of being able to hit a button. It's one of my biggest gripes with my car.
 

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Going from the Tesla with a charge port that closes for you to a BMW where the charge port is like a fuel door, I beg of Rivian to leave it as Tesla has it. I forget to close it often, the lock on it fights me constantly, and when I forget to close it and get in the car I have to get out to close it instead of being able to hit a button. It's one of my biggest gripes with my car.
I would be happier with the design if they left it power-operated but changed to hinged from the front. This is like most traditional fuel doors are and, if I recall correctly, the way Tesla does it with their models in production.

I think that would be more durable when off road because the hinged leading edge could be stronger and hopefully aligned best to minimize the changes of damage and getting caught on things in the first place.

My Ford’s charging door is like a manual version of what I’ve seen on the Rivians, pop out and rotate. The dual action seems like it would be a lot harder to make reliably power-operated. While I may not be thrilled with it, I’ll have to accept that they did enough testing to establish that it won’t be an issue.
 
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