What would you like to see on your new Rivian or from the Rivian company??

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Being all electric drive train. Is it possible to have steering wheel trim for keeping the truck rolling straight as tires wear uneven etc..
I would like a deep dark "Gun metal Gray" Both my other cars are painted close to that I get a lot of compliments. Doesn't show dirt! exterior paint. Instead of wood trim a Carbon fiber trim.

Early stock options for us would really make me a loyalist and brag all day about my Rivian !

I love the HUD on my Zo6 Vette....
Dont really like the headlights up and down looks like a robot smiling at me but I can live with it if they are that way for a reason.

I give the team at Rivian A lot of credit for diving into these projects , creating a can do attitude this Company screams USA!!!!

Dont F-up!! with respect

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Being all electric drive train. Is it possible to have steering wheel trim for keeping the truck rolling straight as tires wear uneven etc.
Well yes, I suppose so but why would you want to do that? In any car if the wheels are out of alignment to the point that the car won't track and you "fix" the situation by applying constant steering input what's going to happen to your tires?

Now looking at the current Teslas we see that they watch the roadway to the extent that they are able to keep you in lane automatically which they do by applying steering torque. Whether autopilot is doing this or you are doing this the car sees the track and feels the torque so that if constant torque is necessary to stay on a straight line the car can sense that and alert you that you need to go to the SC for alignment. I don't know whether Rivian plans to do this or not (I don't even know if Tesla does it) but that's the thing to ask for.
 
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Request: Several trip (resetable) odometers each of which gives miles driven, kWh used and Wh/mi.
 

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Dont really like the headlights up and down looks like a robot smiling at me but I can live with it if they are that way for a reason.
I believe the reason was they wanted a distinctive, unmistakable face for the vehicles. Mission accomplished. There was a scene in "The Climb" video they released yesterday where an employee stated that she told RJ "the headlights are ugly". His response, "don't worry... they grow on you". I have found this to be true as I myself have shifted from reluctant acceptance to truly liking them. It takes most people some time to get used to something radically different.
 

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I love the idea of the car telling you to go in for an alignment!
 

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I hope the durability and simplicity of every feature is considered. I want a car that I can keep for ten years without worrying about things like electrical Gremlins.
 

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I hope the durability and simplicity of every feature is considered. I want a car that I can keep for ten years without worrying about things like electrical Gremlins.
Unfortunately, all newer car be it ICE or EV are all software and electronics driven. My Tesla Model 3 died on me 1st day while I was driving down the road, the culprit was a lose electronic harness. Tesla is aware of this and they came up with an industry leading wiring system that reduces the number of wires, increases the number of redundant relays to increase reliability, creating a semi rigid platform whereby a robot will perform these wiring tasks to remove human error. So, EVs are becoming a complex mix of motors, electronics and software, for better or worse.
BTW, since that harness incidence, my Model 3 has been smooth and trouble free!
 

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we are getting most of your wish list except HID, massaging seats, and adjustable pedals...not bad. Its a good start. Maybe later down the line since Ford already has all those tech that you wishes...
 

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I can't remember the last time I needed an alignment so I'll pass on the expense.
Premature replacement of tires should more than offset the "expense" of an alignment. Safety issues with steering are a real concern, especially in wet or ice/snow.

You might not need one if you never drive offroad, rough roads, or hit potholes. However, if your vehicle pulls or your tires wear uneven, go get it done.

As a poor teenager, I had a badly aligned truck that didn't pull, and it almost caused a serious accident when it "pushed" through a corner on a slick wet road.
 

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I would like to see the ability for the NAV system to save track logs, upload them to the Net somewhere or to a thumb drive, and to download and display ones from external sources. Off-road maps in my experience are often unreliable and out of date. Track logs saved recently by other folks are much more likely to be accurate.
 

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we are getting most of your wish list except HID, massaging seats, and adjustable pedals...not bad. Its a good start. Maybe later down the line since Ford already has all those tech that you wishes...
Awesome! I can live without HUD or adjustable pedals, but the massaging seats would really be a fantastic add.
 

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HUD would be nice. Auto up and down windows. The rear window of the R1T to go up and down. Like a 4Runner.
 

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I would like to see the ability for the NAV system to save track logs, upload them to the Net somewhere or to a thumb drive, and to download and display ones from external sources. Off-road maps in my experience are often unreliable and out of date. Track logs saved recently by other folks are much more likely to be accurate.
RJ told me you the were considering the ability to save your digital trail and share it with other Rivian owners, all part of their curated digital trails where full autonomy driving would be available.
 
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