Rivian’s Dual-Motor System Only A Few Months Away From Production

Mason Verbridge, Principal Drive Unit Design Engineer at Rivian, has given us yet another sneak peek at the future dual-motor

all-wheel drive system The dual-motor powertrain is in the "final phases of certification" and will enter production 

in a few months after completing testing for roughly a year and a half. The dual-motor all-wheel drive technology will 

be available in the R1T and R1S, but the specifics won't be revealed until next year. Two variants will indeed be available, one of 

which is the entry-level model, with a combined output of 600 horsepower (447 kW / 608 

PS) and a 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) pace of 4.5 seconds. Customers can also purchase an

the little Tesla outperforms a number of well-known competitors.