The 2019 Ram is here with significantly less weight and more of everything else. A mild restyle smooths the overall contours without losing the powerful presence, and it’s not just for looks: the Ram now has a class-leading 0.357 drag coefficient. Under the hood, the V6 and Hemi V8 options now feature the mild hybrid torque system, helping to increase payload and fuel efficiency, and if that isn’t enough, there’s a Cummins diesel with an obscene 930lb-ft of torque available. The Ram 1500 arrives in showrooms this Spring.
Following the world debut of thelast month in , Mopar has revealed a customized version of its all-new pickup at the Chicago Auto Show. The outdoor-sport-themed show truck provides a small sampling of the more than 200 parts and accessories that Mopar will offer for 1500.
Pumping up thecapabilities is a 2-inch lift kit for additional off-road clearance and meaty 35-inch tires wrapped around 18-inch Beadlock-capable wheels for more grip when airing down.
Helping the 5.7-liter Hemi V8 breathe better is a Ram Airflow cold-air intake and stainless steel performance cat-back exhaust system with dual 5-inch tips. The Hemi V8 is rated at 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque.
Visually, thegets black wheel flares for tougher looks and extra protection when navigating through trails, while aluminum running boards up style and function. Hood graphics, front tow hooks, and blacked-out Ram badges are also added to the exterior for additional visual punch.
Out back, there’s an adjustable Ram Rack that attaches to theoptional bed-rail system that can be used to carry large outdoor items such as kayaks, canoes or cargo boxes.
Dressing the interior are Katzkin leather seat covers, aluminum door sills, and all-weather mats to make for easy clean-up after messy off-road adventures.Mopar has 217 parts and accessories in the pipeline for the. Mopar says a large majority of them will be available at dealers when the new truck launches during the first quarter of this year. So if you’re interested in a new 1500 and have a hankering for customization, it sounds like Mopar has you covered.