Dodge Ram 1500 Heavy Duty | Debut in October
What was communicated in the past few hours from the brand of Aries, in anticipation of the innovations that will be contained on board Ram 1500 and Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty Model Year 2014, whose redesign of the third series, remember that this model has been in production since 1981, which will debut in October will have prices starting at $ 24.200 and is notable for the introduction of new 18″ or 20″ rims and a choice for the equipment with a new front parking assistance system. It has a new 3.0 V6 bio diesel produced by VM Motori of Cento, for decades the Fiat Group’s partner for diesel and turbo diesel solutions, and since 1992 also present in the Chrysler range. This engine is the twin of the unit that goes to equip Jeep Grand Cherokee MY 2014 is a V6 with a 60° angle, DOHC, capable of developing 240 hp and 420 Nm of torque equipped with particulate filter and selective catalytic reduction, coupled with the new gearbox TorqueFlite 8, the only Automatic 8 speed offered in the segment of medium sized pickup.
Dodge Ram 1500 Heavy Duty side
Dodge Ram 1500 Heavy Duty front
Dodge Ram 1500 Heavy Duty rear
The same transmission was chosen for the equipment of other versions of the new Ram 1500 MY 2014, starting with the 3.6 V6 Pentastar which for the model year 2014 edition has some improvements at the level of variable valve timing. It is declared for 305 hp and 269 Nm of torque. On top of the scale of values, the performance is confirmed 5.7 Hemi V8 from 395 hp and 410 Nm of torque with a hemispherical combustion chamber according to a decades long project Chrysler, now equipped with fuel saving device by deactivating up to 4 cylinders at medium low.
Dodge Ram 1500 Heavy Duty interior
Dodge Ram 1500 Heavy Duty dashboard
The second novelty of the family Dodge Ram 2014 is for the operation of restyling Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty long wheelbase, a real working vehicle, available in three versions with prices starting at $ 29.200 with two petrol and one diesel. It is in more detail the 5.7 Hemi V8, the same characteristics of the unit on board Ram 1500 but with power of 383 hp and 400 Nm of torque mated to a six speed automatic 66Rfe, and in reference to the petrol engines, the new 6.4 Hemi V8 with variable valve timing and also a Fuel Saver technology has the power output of 410 hp and 429 Nm of torque.
Dodge Ram 1500 Heavy Duty Diesel
Dodge Ram 1500 Heavy Duty engine
The turbo diesel for Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty is the 6.7 Cummins 6 cylinder available with three exchange solutions. The six speed manual, a six speed automatic 66Rfe or Aisin automatic As69Rc, also a six speed.