• Hot dam! Rivian says RT1 electric pickup tows 11,000 pounds in the desert

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    On Friday, Rivian released a video of its R1T electric pickup truck undergoing testing on the Davis Dam Grade-the Nevada road used by the Society of Automotive Engineers as the basis for its tow ratings. It's an indication that, just like manufacturers of gasoline and diesel pickups, Rivian is taking towing seriously. Located along a...
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  • Rivian R1T electric pickup: Towing 11,000 pounds up Davis Dam Grade, in scorching heat

    Rivian R1T electric pickup: Towing 11,000 pounds up Davis Dam Grade, in scorching heat

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    The Davis Dam Grade, located along a stretch of State Route 68 between Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam, ascends from 550 feet elevation to 3,500 feet in just 11.4 miles. It's a demanding climb in any vehicle; but it's more than that. The Davis Dam Grade test is the basis for an actual Society of Automotive Engineers test...
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