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I LOVE the idea of having kids color the truck. Obvious in hindsight (they even released that coloring book), but the best of ideas are.

Some things I noticed:

Is this a glimpse of the fabric tonneau cover? (power cover IIRC was rumored to be an option):
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Is this one of the R1Ts that was in South America? Note the license plate, and also the slightly misaligned tailgate - the lightbar on the right specifically. I noticed the same in some South America shots of the white vehicle.
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(^ from https://www.rivianforums.com/forum/...-r1t-spotted-testing-at-tierra-del-fuego.267/)


...and no, I don't have anything better to do with my time than staring at each and every frame of the Rivian videos. :p
 

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I want them to offer the wrap as an option! They have the pattern just make one for the R1S now and sell it to me!
 
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Rivian posts new awesome video of the R1T in action. From video description:

"Last weekend, we grabbed our cameras and chased a few engineers around the desert as they put the R1T through its paces. Rock crawling. Off-roading. On-track. Enjoy. Test vehicle shown in camouflage (no, we didn’t change our headlights!). Vehicle testing was conducted on a closed course and in areas designed and maintained for this type of driving. Please be responsible out there. "

Interesting at :46 video mark the R1T had what looks to be telemetry equipment attached to the roof.
Updated the OP with the following:

June 25, 2020 - Rivian Youtube (1:36) - To the Max | Electric Adventure Vehicles | Rivian
 

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Cool video from AZ.

Kind of got me thinking that Rivian could offer the offroad equivalent of BMW's M Driver School. I think it would sell.
 
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How is it getting traction mid-slide on gravel like that? That's just cool.

 

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They are beating the snot out of that thing. I love seeing real physical evidence that these vehicles are being stress tested to the max, not driven around some pre-designed "proving ground" with a few puddles and speed bumps. This footage is very confidence inspiring.
 
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Traction in the launch video is extremely impressive!

 

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Wish there was more activity behind RJ in the factory. Looks pretty empty and slow there. Can they really start delivering June 2021? Humm...
 

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