Photo : Rivian R1X/Сarscoops
American automakers have created a unique SUV Rivian R1X with an engine of 1.2 thousand horsepower. A photo of a new car has appeared on the Web, writes the specialized publication Сarscoops.
It is noted that the engineers created a sports SUV inspired by the rally. It will be as powerful as a Wrangler and Defender off-road, and as fast as a Cayenne Turbo on pavement.
This model will be based on a shortened version of the R1 platform underlying the R1S, which will result in to eliminate the third row and allow for a steep fastback roof.
The car is expected to hit the market at the end of next year, it will be equipped with a new battery and four electric motors.
The engines will be brand new and will be used in conjunction with future dual engine versions of the R1T and R1S due out in 2024. This will give the R1X a total output of 1,200 horsepower and 1,625 Nm of torque. Dual engine options have power in excess of 600 horsepower (447 kW/608 hp) and 813 Nm of torque.
Prepared by: Sergey Daga