Now that Rivian’s R1T and R1S “electric adventure vehicles” are shipping to more buyers, the company is busy adding awesome new features with quick software updates. Rivian recently released a new “Camp Mode” for its vehicles, and I wish every car had it. Plus, for its target audience, it’ll be a game-changer.
If you’re a proud new owner of a Rivian R1T or R1S or are still awaiting delivery, you’ll have one more reason to get excited. CEO RJ Scaringe confirmed the new Camp Mode is officially rolling out in the latest software update, and camping isn’t the only time owners will use its features.
With Camp Mode, Rivian vehicles will automatically level themselves, delivering a flat surface for Overlanding or car camping, and it’ll even use the vehicle to light up your campsite. Plus, the mode offers all sorts of options to control the outlets, USB ports, disable the bright distracting in-car display, manage power levels, and adjust how vehicles use battery energy.
Camp Mode comes in handy if your adventure takes you to the beach, mountains, or even a tailgate party at a football game. The vehicle…
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