Rivian R1T Summer Activities That Max Out Performance

The Rivian R1T's performance capabilities make it an electric adventure machine, perfect for some summer fun. Specific Rivian R1T performance capabilities fit specific summer activities. 

Conquer Off-Road Trails 

The Rivian R1T boasts exceptional off-road prowess, thanks to its all-wheel-drive system, impressive ground clearance of up to 14.9 inches, and adjustable ride height. The Rivian R1T also offers different Drive Modes, including All-Purpose, Snow, All-Terrain, Sport, Rally, Drift, Rock Crawl, Soft Sand, and Conserve. Select Drive Modes are available with specific variants. All Drive Modes are available with the R1T Quad-Motor AWD variant.

Below are some specific summer activities that highlight its off-road capabilities. 

  • Rock Crawling in Moab: The Rivian R1T's impressive approach, departure, and breakover angles make it ideal for tackling challenging rock crawls in iconic locations like Moab, Utah.
  • Desert Exploration in Baja California: Explore the vast landscapes of Baja California, Mexico, confidently. The Rivian R1T's all-terrain tires and long travel suspension effortlessly handle sand dunes and rocky terrain.
  • Forest Trail Riding in Montana: Navigate the scenic and sometimes challenging trails of Montana's national forests. The Rivian R1T's Drive Modes optimize performance for various off-road conditions. 

Experience the Thrill of Towing 

The Rivian R1T's impressive towing capacity of up to 11,000 lbs makes it ideal for hauling summer essentials. Try visiting some of the places listed below with your R1T this summer. 

  • Boat Launch at Lake Tahoe: Tow your boat to the crystal-clear waters of Lake Tahoe for a day of wakeboarding, waterskiing, or simply enjoying the scenery.
  • Camper Trailer Adventure in Yellowstone National Park: Embark on an off-the-grid adventure in Yellowstone National Park with your camper trailer securely towed by your Rivian R1T.
  • Jet Ski Fun in the Florida Keys: Experience the thrill of jet skiing in the turquoise waters of the Florida Keys. The Rivian R1T's towing capacity effortlessly handles multiple jet skis and all your beach gear.

Embrace the Speed on Open Roads 

The Rivian R1T can accelerate between 0-60 mph in 3 seconds, and its exceptional handling makes it a joy to drive on open highways. Plan summer road trips with your R1T to experience its electrifying performance on open roads. 

  • Pacific Coast Highway Cruise: Hit the legendary Pacific Coast Highway for a scenic road trip, enjoying the breathtaking views and experiencing the instant torque of the Rivian R1T on winding coastal roads.
  • Tail of the Dragon Challenge: Test the Rivian R1T's sharp handling on the famed Tail of the Dragon, a scenic mountain road with 318 curves in 11 miles.
  • Texas Hill Country Adventure: Explore the rolling hills and charming towns of the Texas Hill Country, enjoying the exhilarating performance of the Rivian R1T on open stretches and scenic byways.

Explore Uncharted Territory with Confidence 

The Rivian R1T has a range of up to 316 miles and driver-assistance features, making it perfect for extended summer expeditions. Below are some adventures that highlight the Rivian R1T's long-range capabilities.

  • Cross-Country Road Trip to Glacier National Park: Embark on a cross-country adventure from coast to coast, stopping at iconic landmarks along the way. The Rivian R1T's efficient electric powertrain and extensive charging network ensure a smooth and sustainable journey.
  • Remote Wilderness Camping in Colorado: Venture deep into the wilderness of Colorado's national forests, confident in the Rivian R1T's ability to handle challenging terrain and provide a comfortable base camp for exploring.
  • Stargazing in Death Valley National Park: Escape the city lights and head to Death Valley National Park for an unforgettable stargazing experience. The Rivian R1T's long range allows you to reach remote locations with pristine night skies.

With its exceptional performance capabilities, the Rivian R1T is the perfect vehicle to elevate your summer adventures. Plan your itinerary, gear up for excitement, and unleash the full potential of your electric adventure machine. 

Check out some of Rivianist's cool Rivian accessories for your R1T and R1S!

Hit the road with a rooftop tent! The Rivian R1T & R1S Crossbar Tent Mount is built super tough, so you can camp confidently anywhere. It attaches easily to your truck's bed crossbars and gives you a solid base to mount your favorite rooftop tent. No need to be a mechanic, installation is a breeze!


Need a license plate holder that goes on in a flash? We hear you! The Rivian R1T / R1S Front License Plate Holder "Quick Bandit" is the answer. This bad boy uses a special latching system so you can take it on and off in seconds – seriously, it's that fast! Perfect if you want to keep your Rivian looking sleek when you're out cruising.


Keeping your Rivian R1S sparkling clean just got easier! These All-Weather Floor Mats by 3D MAXPider are the real deal. They're made with a super durable material that looks great and protects your floors from all kinds of messes, rain or shine. The special grippy bottoms mean no slipping or sliding either.


Same goes for the Rivian R1T All-Weather Floor Mats by 3D MAXPider! They'll keep your truck looking sharp and protected no matter what you throw at it. 


Want to keep your Rivian's touchscreens looking brand new? This Rivian R1T / R1S Tempered Glass Screen Protector is what you need. It's super strong and scratch-resistant, so you can say goodbye to fingerprints and keep your screens crystal clear.


Got a furry copilot? This Premium Rear Seat Pet Cover from 4knines is a must-have! It's made from super tough material that's easy to clean and protects your seats from spills, muddy paws, and whatever else your furry friend tracks in. Plus, it comes in hammock or non-hammock styles, so you can pick what works best for you.