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Ram is offering pickup buyers a new special edition model in the form of the 1500 Stinger Yellow Sport.
It’s available for the 2016 model year in Crew Cab 4x2 and 4x4 configurations and will be produced in a limited run of 2,250 units.
As its name suggests, the pickup is decked out in a bright yellow paint finish. It also gets some unique interior treatments, body-colored accents, a vented hood, 22-inch wheels (20-in on 4x4 models), an 8-speed automatic and a 395-horsepower V-8.
The 2016 Ram 1500 Stinger Yellow Sport is on sale now. Pricing starts at $44,340, which includes a $1,195 destination charge.
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And for the 2018 model year, Ram is expected to introduce its next-generation 1500. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed recently that the new Ram 1500 will go on sale in January of 2018. This suggests a reveal will take place in the second half of next year. Production will stay in Michigan but will be moved to FCA’s Sterling Heights plant instead of the current model’s home in Warren.
At the Warren plant, FCA will build the next-generation Grand Cherokee and a new Grand Wagoneer. The new Grand Cherokee is currently expected to be launched in 2018, as a 2019 model. It should be followed by the Grand Wagoneer roughly one year later.