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Correct me if I'm mistaken, but it's my understanding that RIVIAN offers a 22inch wheel with the PIRELLI 325x40x22 SCORPION TIRE. That's a big tire!
"Downside lots of rubber on the ground for reduced range under regular travel.
Upsided range is increases with a larger diameter tire and wheel when on the Highway!
Pretty sure I saw the 22” option is a 275/50 (in fact they’re all 275 section) … 325 is massive, and a would have to be a non-square setup …





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Correct me if I'm mistaken, but it's my understanding that RIVIAN offers a 22inch wheel with the PIRELLI 325x40x22 SCORPION TIRE.
275/50 R22
 

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I love dark wheels, but won't pay what Rivian is asking for them.

You can literally have the non-dark wheels powder coated for $150 per wheel. You could also customize with something other than black, go matte, etc.
 

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So we heard from a fellow forum member that spoke to their Guide today that:
2. Color and wheel selection will affect production window. Guides aren't sure by how much, but it will be a consideration.

based on this comment I have a theory that if someone configures the 21” rim with the P275/55R21, your delivery may be delayed. This is because Rivian stated that they partnered with Pirelli and the tire size is new and specific for Rivian. I went on Tire Rack and saw the same fact.

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Fortunately, the 20” option has been around for years and there are 40 choices available in P275/65R20. The 22” size has been around less but at least there are 8 choices available in the P275/50R22, including the specific Pirelli Scorpion.

Did anyone that got contacted by a Guide configure the 21” option? It’s difficult to roll trucks off the assembly line without plenty of tires.
Specifically it is difficult to ROLL even one truck off the line without at least 4 tires.
I doubt if Rivian is supply constrained by tires, they may have logistical challenges figuring out what wheel/tires they will need but that is 100% of their own making.
 

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Pretty sure I saw the 22” option is a 275/50 (in fact they’re all 275 section) … 325 is massive, and a would have to be a non-square setup …
325 is good. I have 325/65r18’s sitting in my shed from my Ram 2500. I know, they’ll never fit. 😊
 

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After hitting a pothole in my 2013 Ford F-150 Limited resulting in an unusable flat Pirelli Scorpion rear tire on a bent 22"x9" rim ($1,750 OEM), I will NEVER buy another low profile 22"+ rim on a truck AGAIN!
Thankfully, I discovered *The Rim Doctor* who fixed it for $110 so well that the Firestone tire guy couldn't even tell me which rim that I had bent afterwards!

That said, don't EVER try to take a 22"+ rim/low profile tire off the pavement and/or drive it in the SNOW! #NeverAgain

Depending on how impressed I am with my new RIVIAN, I may be looking for 22 to 24 inch light weight aftermarket wheels that will improve both look and performance!
 

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I apologize for posting the incorrect information about the 22inch tire that RIVIAN offers, although I am a fan of good performing sport wheels and tires. With being said, I have decided to stay with my preordered 22inch wheel and tire set, but may still purchase aftermarket wheels and tires. I'll ask my fellow RIVIAN comrades to stay posted as I will probably offer my preordered 22inch wheel and tire set for sale probably around $1,000.00.
 

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So you ask what size tire would I be considering; a 305x45x22 offers less revolution per mile than the 275x50x22 offered by RIVIAN. This relates to greater range.
 

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I would have switched to the 20 inch AT wheels if I knew the EPA ratings were close to the range of the 21 inch wheels. We all know 21 is an odd size, but have been banking on the 21 inch having the greatest range, maybe by 20-30 miles, we just don't know until they tell us. If 21 inch wheels are the holdup, I would have been better to configure the 20 inch AT, then change my mind when the Guide makes contact based on actual EPA ratings. Who really knows...may be too late to make any changes, so probably will just leave as is...
 

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