The king of pickup vans, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX, is now in manufacturing.
The primary instance was accomplished Thursday at Fiat Chrysler Vehicles’ Sterling Heights Meeting Plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan, and if you would like it you will quickly have your likelihood.
Ram has reserved the 1500 TRX with the VIN ending in 001 for a charity public sale, particulars of which will probably be introduced early subsequent 12 months. It means you will must have some massive bucks prepared as autos at charity auctions historically promote for effectively over record.
Naturally, the primary 1500 TRX off the road is without doubt one of the Launch Version fashions, restricted to simply 702 models. Construct slots had been gone in simply three hours after gross sales began in August, regardless of the beginning value coming in at $92,010. All Launch Editions will probably be completed in the identical coloration proven right here, Anvil Grey, and they’re going to additionally come loaded with further goodies as normal, together with some unique gadgets.
Manufacturing of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX bearing VIN 001 – December 2020
Patrons who missed out on the Launch Version can nonetheless decide up the common 1500 TRX. It is priced from $71,690 and Ram already has a protracted record of equipment that may shortly inflate that sticker.
Ram hasn’t talked about any caps on manufacturing for the common TRX, and it additionally hasn’t stated whether or not the TRX will probably be constructed for only one 12 months or a number of.
We hope the truck sticks round as a result of there’s nothing else prefer it available on the market, not even Ford’s F-150 Raptor (although the jury remains to be out on whether or not that state of affairs adjustments with the next-generation F-150 Raptor at present within the works).
The TRX comes powered by the acquainted 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 often known as the Hellcat. Right here it is tuned to ship 702 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque and can see the TRX speed up from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds, speed up from 0-100 mph in 10.5 seconds, run a quarter-mile in 12.9 seconds, and hit a prime pace of 118 mph that is restricted solely by the 365/65R18 T-rated tires. Not dangerous for a full-size truck.