It’s got a long name and a limited color palette. Who’s in? Find more info at CarBuzz. More pics after the jump!
Ram has unveiled the new for 2017 Power Wagon. No radical changes required thank you very much, just a retro graphics package and slightly reworked interior. It has also inherited the new Ram grill sans crosshairs and new black wheels. Find more info at Allpar. FCA info video after the jump!
A couple of motorcycle racers in Japan, who used Dodge Ram Vans to transport their motorcycles to and from the track, decided to take their transporters onto the track for a friendly race. It caught on and, eight years later, the resulting “race cars” are some seriously modified Dodge vans that compete in a yearly D-Van Grand Prix. We love it! Find more info at Hooniverse. Video after the jump!
Bangshift found this mint Dodge pickup on eBay that’s reported to have only 70 miles on it. Such crazy low mileage vehicles are generally priced very optimistically but the owner of this truck is asking….ready for it…$33,000! He does have a defense for the apparent high price though. “Auto manufactures must make new vehicles each year to keep higher prices. The have to keep depreciating older vehicles. For this reason the gap widens each years. The “Blue Book” was invented by auto manufactures as a convenience for them to create this “FARCE”. How did we miss that?Need another reason? “Try special ordering a 2015 model with wing windows, – NOT GOING TO HAPPEN!”. Where’s my check book? Follow the eBay auction here. More pics after the jump.
Or anyway, that’s according to U.S. News & World Report.
“In addition to being a fully capable full-size pickup truck, reviewers say the 1500 has the smoothest ride in the class and first-class cabin materials that make it feel like a luxury car,” said Jamie Page Deaton, Managing Editor – U.S. News Best Cars. “The Ram 1500 also has an available diesel engine with plenty of grunt for towing, as well as great fuel economy.”
Sounds about right to us.
The New York Times has done a short write-up on the Ram 1500 Diesel. The competition is paying attention and reacting quickly.
Remember that magical station wagon rear door that could open out and down like a truck tailgate or sideways like a conventional door? Ram does and decided to take a closer look at truck tailgates. Allpar reports that Ram filed a patent on Feb 12, 2013 that shows a two piece tailgate that can be opened in a number of different ways. Just like the multi-link coil spring rear suspension, airbag rear suspension and the Ram Box–Ram continues to lead the pack in innovative new ideas. Find more detail at Allpar.