Archive for May, 2013
The American Farmer has been the backbone of America for generations. Ram Trucks has been paying tribute to and celebrating the Year of the Farmer in 2013. Inspired by the Paul Harvey speech, “So God Made a Farmer” he gave in 1978 at a Future Farmers of America convention the epic speech portrays the hard working lifestyle of the farmer.
Ram trucks has set up a special web page dedicated to the Year of the Farmer at http://www.ramtrucks.com/keepplowing/. To help non farmers catch a glimpse of the lifestyle of a farming family, Ram Trucks commissioned the following infographic . The typical day starts before dawn and ends well after sunset. (more…)
The Fast & Furious movie franchise is back featuring the Dodge Charger SRT8 and the Dodge Challenger SRT8 in Fast & Furious 6. Dodge is excited to once again partner with Universal Pictures providing the movie with the vaunted SRT8 versions of the Charger and Challenger. Dodge provided a 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 to be driven by the star, Vin Diesel. Diesel will be playing the role of Dominic Toretto in the movie.
The movie will use ten Dodge Charger SRT8 models powered with the stock 6.4 Liter Hemi® V-8. The movie will also feature a 1969 Dodge Dayton driven by Diesel’s character Toretto. In Fast 5 Dodge supplied the movie with 50 vehicles but only received two of the vehicles back. If you watched the chase scenes in the movie you can see why.
Fast & Furious 6 Video
Dodge will be involved in several different aspects of the movie release and branding activities. For example Dodge will be using Shazam to create a mobile experience and interactive features including the chance to win a new 2013 Dodge Dart. Several products licensed by the Fast & Furious brand will feature Dodge vehicles including apparel and video games. (more…)
Once again the innovative 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 Engine has been named to the Ward’s 10 Best Engines list. To qualify for the list engines are compared to the previous year’s winners. The Pentastar V6 has made the Top 10 for three consecutive years now and is the only truck engine to make the prestigious list of top automobile engines.
The editors from Wards evaluated the 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 paired with an 8 speed Torqueflight transmission in a 2013 Ram 1500. This power plant combination yields more acceleration in the lower gears and improves overall engine efficiency. The fuel efficiency also impressed the editors as the Pentastar had an increase in fuel efficiency without a loss of towing capacity. The Pentastar V6 pounds out 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque while providing best in class fuel economy.
The 2013 Ram 1500 has been racking up an impressive list of awards this model year including the Super Bowl of truck awards the 2013 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Award. Other significant awards earned by Ram Trucks this year include being named Truck of Texas by the Texas Auto Writers Association.
Now is a great time to get behind the wheel of the award winning 2013 Ram 1500 for yourself. Once you take the Ram on a test drive you’ll understand just what all the automotive critiques have been gushing about. If you are looking for a winning combination be sure to visit Lone Star Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram where not only will your new truck come with plenty of awards but you will also be protected by our Free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty and Free Oil Changes for the first 50,000 miles of ownership.
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