Not toys: the 2024-2025 Ram electric pickups

Ram BEV cutaway

Ram, probably the main profit driver of Stellantis in North America, has been increasingly popular thanks to its “new-plus-old-generations” sale strategy. In the future, though, electric power may be the key to success; and Ram is apparently set on staying relevant, without losing its character. The cutaway in the Ram EV Day presentation shows a …

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Ram launching Big Horn BackCountry, Lone Star BackCountry

Ram BackCountry badge

Today, Ram introduced a new BackCountry Edition of the popular Ram 1500 Big Horn and Lone Star, which will be shown this week at the Chicago Auto Show. Ram chief Mike Koval Jr. wrote, “Ram 1500 BackCountry will resonate positively with customers who live an active lifestyle,” thanks to its robust off-road features. The 2022 Ram 1500 …

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New: Ram 1500 Laramie G/T and Rebel G/T

Ram G/T

Ram is launching two new pickup packages whose main addition is some Mopar aftermarket gear, added in at the factory.  G/T versions of the Ram 1500 Laramie and Rebel add a sport performance hood and G/T decals to distinguish them from the rest of the Rebel and Laramie lines, but that’s not the main attraction. What …

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GME-T6 appears to be on its way again

Four years ago, I wrote about the “Tornado,” as the turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine then being development was coded. Insiders were certain that the 5.7 Hemi would be dropped so Chrysler could boost its fuel economy ratings and drop its lavish support for Tesla. (The project nickname honored the airplane, not the classic Willys-Jeep engine.) The …

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Ram Celebrates 10 Years of Limited Luxury

2022 Ram 1500 Limited 10th Anniversary Edition

Back in 2012, the Ram 1500 Limited debuted as the ultimate luxury-level pickup and since then, the Limited trim level has consistently been improved upon, allowing it to stay ahead of the competitors. Today, no other brand offers the level of luxury as the Ram Limited, so to celebrate a decade of premium pickup domination, …

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2022 Ram 1500 TRX Order Banks are Open

2021 Ram 1500 TRX

We have confirmed with Stellantis that order banks for the 2022 Ram 1500 (DT) officially opened this today, but only for sold orders. This means that dealerships cannot order 2022 Ram 1500 pickups for inventory, but if you have been waiting to order a 2022 TRX, you can do so today. The downside is that …

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Mopar ’21 Ram 1500

Mopar 21 Ram 1500

The Mopar ’21 Ram 1500 is an option pack for the Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4×4, limited to 250 units: 210 in the United States and 40 in Canada. Available colors are Billet Silver, Bright White, Flame Red, and Hydro Blue. The new 2021 Ram 1500 Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4×4 is well-equipped …

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Rocky Mountain gang prefers Ram TRX

Ram 1500 TRX

The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press named the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX “truck of the year,” the latest in a long line of accolades for the hot pickup.  The group narrowed the candidates to four new pickups, and the TRX won a vote to win the award. The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press is a group of …

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Production Halted for Challenger, Charger, Ram 1500 and More

2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye

The global microchip shortage that is causing delays across the entire world’s auto industry hit Stellantis production facilities hard last week, with the automaker announcing multiple weeks of unplanned production stoppages for plants in the United States, Canada and Mexico. This production stoppage impacts the Dodge Challenger, the Dodge Charger, the Chrysler 300, the Chrysler …

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