Ram 1500 News

  • 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor

    Ford may have an answer to the 1500 Rebel TRX being cooked up by Ram. The pickup gods must be pleased as multiple sources have confirmed to Car and Driver that the Blue Oval is readying an F-150 Raptor powered by the same engine fitted to the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500. We're talking a 5.2-liter supercharged V-8 with over 700 horsepower. The magazine reported on Friday that Ford will launch the uber-Raptor as a sendoff for the current F-150 generation, which first arrived as a 2015 model. That pegs the launch around late 2020 or early 2021, given Ford's typical product cycles for the F-150...

  • 2019 Ram 1500 Multifunction Tailgate, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2019 Ram 1500's new split tailgate has the angle for you

    The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is already one of the most versatile trucks on the market, but its functionality has been dialed up a notch thanks to the addition of the new Multifunction Tailgate. The split tailgate can be opened at multiple angles, offering users greater cargo-access flexibility...

  • 2019 Ford Super Duty F-250
    Next Ford Super Duty might offer Ram Power Wagon rival

    Ram's Power Wagon may have some new competition inbound from Ford. Ford's president for global operations hinted Wednesday in Detroit that a new off-road Super Duty model is in the works that's based on the upcoming 2020 F-250, AutoGuide reported. It's not an F-150 Raptor but a "new version no...

  • 2019 Genesis G70
    Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona and Ram 1500 pick up 2019 North American Car, Utility & Truck of the Year title

    The jury is in, and they've just named the winners of the prestigious North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year awards for 2019. There was strong competition this year, particularly in the utility category which saw some new electric entrants. Nevertheless, over a period of several weeks...

  •  2019 Ram 1500 North Edition
    Get ready for winter with the 2019 Ram 1500 North Edition

    Winter is just around the corner, and Ram has rolled out a special 1500 designed to tackle the harsh conditions, especially those experienced in the Northeast. Called the 1500 North Edition, the special truck is currently hitting dealers as a 2019 model and lists from $47,585, including...

  • Ram 1500 Rebel Mopar concept, 2018 SEMA show
    Ram readies pair of 2019 1500 pickup concepts for SEMA

    This year's SEMA show is just around the corner and Ram has previewed two Moparized concept trucks it plans to unveil. Both are based on the redesigned 2019 1500, and as is typically the case the concepts probably preview a host of upgrades coming to the Mopar catalog in the not too distant future...

  • 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12

    Ram has added a dose of luxury to its popular off-road 1500 Rebel model. The brand announced Friday the 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12 package, which combines some of Ram's luxury and technology features with the off-road capability of the Rebel. The 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12 begins life as a standard Rebel model with all of the extra goodies. They include a standard factory lift, locking rear differentials, Bilstein shocks, skid plates, and 33-inch tires. With the off-road portion of things taken care of, Ram focused on the finer things for customers. The Rebel 12 package notably adds the brand's...

  • Ram Rebel TRX concept, 2016 State Fair of Texas
    Ram Rebel TRX confirmed for production

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has finally given word that it will put a Ram Rebel TRX into production. The confirmation was made Friday during FCA's investor meeting in Italy, where CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed a new five-year plan for the automaker, his last before his retirement next year. The...

  • Aznom Atulux coach-built pickup truck
    $263,000 coach-built Ram 1500 is the Maybach of pickup trucks

    When money is no issue, you can afford to do things differently. That's exactly what the Italian firm Aznom Automotive has done with its Atulux pickup truck-sedan mashup. The coach-built pickup features extensive upgrades to create a luxurious experience far out of reach from the typical Ram 1500...

  • 2019 Ram 1500
    Living and working with the 2019 Ram 1500

    My mom's moving saga never ends. It's the gift that keeps on giving for a son who wants to help and has occasional access to pickup trucks. Recently, a 2019 Ram 1500 was available to me and that meant I became delivery boy once again. This time she needed an oven moved, along with a few bikes, and...

  • 2019 Ram 1500
    2019 Ram 1500 to start at $33,340, now shipping to dealers

    The first batch of 2019 Ram 1500 pickups are on their way to dealerships now, and the brand announced on Tuesday the new truck will start at $33,340, which includes a pricey $1,645 destination fee (which has increased by $250). Pricing shows the Quad Cab truck's base price has increased from...

  • 2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn Sport fitted with Mopar accessories
    2019 Ram 1500 gets Moparized at 2018 Chicago Auto Show

    Fresh from its debut last month at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ram's redesigned 1500 has rocked up to the Windy City dressed in a variety of Mopar accessories that will be available to buyers when the truck goes on sale next month. Ram on Thursday took the covers off...

  • 2019 Ram 1500

    Ram on Monday unveiled a new generation of its 1500 pickup truck, and tucked away in the plethora of materials handed out to the media was possibly a clue about a Hellcat-powered model. The clue came in the form of a “7:07” reading on the digital clock shown in one of the photos of the 1500 Rebel model. You'll only notice it if you zoom in close on the infotainment screen, which thankfully the folks at Allpar did. Otherwise it would probably would have gone unnoticed. The significance of course is that the 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 known as the Hellcat has produced 707 horsepower...

  • 2019 Ram 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show
    5 things to know about the 2019 Ram 1500

    Behind the 2019 Ram 1500’s muted styling update lies a wholesale rethink of the full-size pickup. We’ve already previewed the Ram 1500, but we sat down at the 2018 Detroit auto show after the new truck’s debut with some of the automaker’s engineers and spokespeople to find...

  • 2019 Ram 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show
    2019 Ram 1500 video preview

    The Ram 1500 full-size pickup changed the way we look at trucks when its big-rig style arrived more than two decades ago. Now, the new 2019 Ram 1500 sheds that butch look for a smarter, family-focused style loaded with tech and conveniences—and more room than ever. Ram has been working on...

  • 2019 Ram 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show
    2019 Ram 1500 first look: big rig turns the page

    The 2019 Ram 1500 broke cover Monday and revealed a new face for the full-size pickup that pushed the hauler further into family detail. The new truck is longer—about four inches, added entirely to the cab—lower by about an inch, and wider by a half-inch. All three dimensions were...

  • 2018 Ram 1500 Sport Hydro Blue Edition
    2018 Ram 1500 Sport Hydro Blue edition is one bright pickup truck

    We know the new 2019 Ram 1500 will make its debut at the 2018 Detroit auto show, but Ram isn't finished with the current truck just yet. On Thursday, the brand revealed the 2018 Ram 1500 Sport Hydro Blue edition. What's so special about it? It's in the name: it sports a unique blue color. The Hydro...

  • Page from leaked owner’s manual for 2018 Jeep Wrangler - Image via JL Wrangler Forums
    2018 Jeep Wrangler confirmed for LA auto show; Ram, Jeep detail future products

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles finally confirmed what many expected: The 2018 Jeep Wrangler (JL) will make its formal debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. Thanks to a handy production flow chart from Jeff Bennett, FCA's corporate and financial communications chief, we not only learned of the 2018...

  • 2019 Ram 1500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Ram’s popular workhorse, the 1500, is coming in for a redesign for the 2019 model year. The next generation of the full-size pickup truck, code-named the DT, will debut in early 2018 (January's Detroit auto show most likely) and bring with it a more modern face. The cross hair grille is intact, although it's been slimmed down. In addition, the headlights feature a squarer shape and look to feature some new LED elements. The hood now sports the powertrain designation and is more chiseled than on today’s model, a theme that continues on the rest of the body. In the cabin, Ram has...

  • 2018 Ram 1500 Tungsten Edition
    Ram gets posh with 2018 Tungsten Edition

    Shoppers are buying trucks as fast as automakers can build them—and for big money. Take one look at GMC's Denali and that's all you need to know. Now, Ram wants to join the party in the 2018 Ram 1500 Tungsten Edition. The Tungsten Edition builds upon the truck's Limited trim and adds more...

  • 2017 Ram 1500 Sublime Sport
    Ram 1500 Sublime Sport and Rebel Blue Streak roll into Big Apple

    Following the reveal of the Ram 1500 Rebel and Ram 1500 Limited at the 2017 Houston auto show earlier this week, which add Delmonico Red and a host of other factory options, Ram is heading to the Big Apple with two new additions to its full-size pickup trucks. Ram has revealed the 1500 Sublime...

  • Engineering Explained talks about the five features that make the Power Wagon a strong off-road truc
    These 5 features make for a powerful off-road truck

    Engineering Explained's Jason Fenske recently had a chance to check out the 2017 Ram Power Wagon. We think he likes it just as much we did ourselves. There are five standout features of the truck that help Fenske proclaim it an ultimate off-roader. First up is the fact that the truck is equipped...

  • 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport
    Two special edition Ram pickup trucks roll into the Windy City

    Truck owners like to make their rolling toolboxes stand out from the crowd. For them, Ram has just introduced two special edition pickup trucks headed to the 2017 Chicago auto show starting Thursday. For those looking for a more street-sport oriented truck, there's the 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport...

  • 2016 Ram 1500 HFE, Denver, CO, April 2016
    FCA nearing agreement with Feds over diesel

    If FCA chief Sergio Marchionne's recent statements are anything to go by, the Italian-American automaker isn't far from reaching an agreement on just how it will address the EPA's emissions concerns that affect 140,000 turbodiesel Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs and Ram 1500 pickup trucks. A refresher: a...

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