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The Ram 1500 features an innovative cargo system called the Ram Box Cargo Management System. A great choice for truck owners that need versatility in handling bulky cargo or easy and secure access to their tools. Organize your truck bed to meet your needs with ease with the Ram Box Cargo Management System. (more…)
The testing is over and the 2014 Ram 1500 has been named Motor Trend’s 2014 Truck of the Year®. That is back to back for those keeping score at home. The Ram 1500 is the first back-to-back winner of the Motor Trend Truck of the Year award. When it comes to truck accolades, Ram Trucks have claimed three Motor Trend Truck of the Year® awards in the last five years.
In this year’s testing the Ram 1500 was up against the all new Chevy Silverado, Toyota Tundra and GMC Sierra among others. Even though the 2014 Chevy Silverado was completely redesigned, the Ram 1500 came out on top again. The judges still appreciated the innovations introduced in the 2013 Ram 1500 and were blown away by the all new EcoDiesel engine. (more…)
Blacked out truck fans will want to take note of the 2013 Ram Black Express from Ram Trucks. The new factory blacked out truck will be arriving on dealer lots in late July or early August. The Express model is the perfect choice for drivers that want to customize their truck even further. Reid Bigland, President and CEO Ram Truck Brand commented, “the new Black Express takes Ram’s aggressive good looks to an all new sinister level by ‘blackening out’ the entire truck while maintaining a great price.”
Ram Black Express Features
The new bold Ram Black Express truck is available in both two wheel and four wheel drive models. The blacked out truck is also available in Regular Cab, Quad Cab and Crew Cab body styles. The aggressive appearance is built out with the following features: (more…)
Ram Trucks is ratcheting up the fuel economy wars with the introduction of the 2014 Ram 1500 Diesel. The release date is yet to be announced but is expected to be in the winter of 2013. The 3.0 Liter EcoDiesel V6 engine will be the first diesel offering in the light duty truck segment for full size truck manufacturers. The EcoDiesel engine option is expected to add $2,850 to the price of a similarly equipped Ram 1500 with a HEMI.
The new 3.0 Liter EcoDiesel V6 Engine offers benefits in power, lower emissions and fuel economy. Torque is the name of the game when it comes to power. The new 2014 Ram 1500 equipped with the EcoDiesel engine provides 420 lb-ft of torque. Advanced technology like the diesel oxidation catalyst, diesel particulate filter and selective catalyst reduction helps lower the carbon dioxide produced by the new diesel engine. Compatibility with biodiesel fuels reduces greenhouse emissions as well. (more…)
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…)
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.