During its rich history, the legendary model Dodge Ram (in translation - "ram") has changed for several generations.
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Powertrain Magnum: 3.9-liter V6, 5.2 and 5.9-liter V8, 8.0-liter V10, and also 5.9-liter Cummins turbo diesel. The engines were aggregated with three mechanical and three automatic transmissions.
In 1997, he made his debut version of the Dodge Ram Sport with a V8 engine capacity of 5.9 liters, a modified sports suspension and sports silencer.
The second generation of full-size pickups Dodge Ram 1500 debuted in 2001. The car was actually redesigned, changes were made to all elements of the design. The design plays on the theme of "neo-retro": separate wings with an elegant wavy shape of lighting and a high hood with a powerful grille reminiscent of the famous Dodge pickups of the 50s. In the second generation, the interior of the cabin has noticeably increased in size, and the quality of the interior has increased markedly. Traditionally, cabs were offered in two types: the regular Regular Cab and the “double” Quad Cab. The length of the body with a short cab is 2530 mm, with a double - 1920 mm. Loading capacity of the Ram 1500 with the Quad Cab is 700 kg. There are four configurations: ST, SLT, Sport, SLT Plus. The first two grilles are painted in the color of the cabin, while the rest are chrome-plated.
Dodge Ram 1500 pickups with a full weight of 2.88-2.95 t, were produced in all-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive versions. Machines with 4x2 and 4x4 wheel formulas are distinguished by front suspension elements - torsion bars or coil springs, respectively. The range of engines of the Magnum family for the 1500: 3.7 L V6 (218 hp, 319 N • m), 4.7 L V8 (242 hp, 407 N • m), 5.9 L V8 (248 hp, 454 N • m). Transmission automatic 4-or 5-speed.
The production of cars was arranged at the plants in Warren (Michigan) and St. Louis (Missouri), as well as in Saltillo (Mexico).
In 2006, an updated version of the Dodge Ram 1500 was introduced.
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The car offered 5 different configurations and equipment - ST, SLT, Sport, Laramie and the "off-road" version of the TRX with a rear or full (TRX4) drive to choose from. The base engine for all-wheel-drive versions is the 4.7-liter V8 Magnum (235 hp, 407 Nm), and an optional 5.7-liter V8 Hemi with MDS (345 hp, 508 Nm) is optionally offered. The latter is electronically controlled, it can work using either 4 cylinders or 8, which saves up to 20% of fuel. Versions ST 4x2 equip the upgraded engine 3.7 liter V6 (215 hp, 319 Nm). For all-wheel drive Ram, there are two types of transfer boxes - 4-band type part-time (base) and 3-band type full-time (optional). Gearboxes: either a new 6-speed “mechanics” - for ST and SLT, or a new 5-speed “automatic” - for Laramie.
At the Detroit Auto Show, Chrysler, as part of the Dodge brand, unveiled the updated version of the giant Ram 1500 as a 2009 model. Designers made the Ram more comfortable inside, giving it attributes of premium cars, but at the same time preserved its external brutality.
The new Dodge Ram is equipped with heated seats and steering, television and sound system with surround sound. In addition, in the passenger compartment of the pickup appeared a small box called RamBox (optional), as well as luggage compartments in the floor of the car, like a minivan Chrysler and Dodge. Rebuilt optics, new grille, bumpers and the increased amount of chromium is not the main thing in the updated pickup. The designers worked quite closely on the technical part.
Under the hood of the new Dodge Ram appeared a line of engines from the 4.7-liter V8 and 3.7-liter V6 engines. Diesel engine Dodge Ram will receive in 2009. It is possible that eventually the RAM will receive a 5.7-liter HEMI engine with a power of 380 hp, which can accelerate a bulky pickup to 100 km / h in just 6.1 seconds. Chassis also did not go unheeded. Now consumers will have the opportunity to buy a pickup not only with the rear spring suspension, but also with a new spring multi-link with which the car has become more stable and manageable on the road.