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Ram 1500: New-gen base mannequin arrives, old-gen in run-out

Ram 1500: New-gen base mannequin arrives, old-gen in run-out


Ram Vans Australia is introducing a brand new entry-level model of the DT-generation 1500 pickup, because the older and cheaper DS-generation 1500 is now in “run-out mode”.

The Ram 1500 Massive Horn is obtainable to be ordered now and is obtainable in a 5’7″ and 6’4″ tub variants. They’re priced at $119,950 and $120,950 earlier than on-road prices, respectively.

That is round $21,000 dearer DS-generation 1500 Specific Crew Cab that’s in run-out, and round $8000 cheaper than the DT-generation 1500 Laramie Crew Cab.

Like the remainder of the DT vary, the 1500 Massive Horn is powered by the identical 5.7-litre naturally aspirated ‘Hemi’ V8 petrol engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system that permits cylinder deactivation and refined engine stop-start. It produces 291kW of energy and 556Nm.

That is mated to an eight-speed automated transmission with drive despatched via a full-time four-wheel drive system.

Ram claims the 1500 Massive Horn has a mixed gasoline consumption of 12.2L/100km.

The Ram 1500 Massive Horn has a braked towing capability of 4500kg and a most payload of 900kg.

On the security entrance the brand new 1500 variant comes with a “full suite of airbags”, entrance and rear parking sensors, a trailer sway management operate, cruise management, and hill-start help.

The 2024 Ram 1500 Massive Horn additionally comes customary with the next gear:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Tubliner
  • “A number of” tie-down factors
  • Mattress step
  • Electrical rear sliding cab window
  • 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Electrochromatic rear-view mirror
  • Leather-based-wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated entrance seats
  • 60/40 stadium folding rear bench

The announcement of this new 1500 Massive Horn variant comes just some weeks after Ram Vans Australia launched the 1500 Laramie Sport that slots between the Laramie and Restricted.

The whole Ram 1500 vary is remanufactured from left- to right-hand drive regionally in Melbourne, Victoria. The corporate just lately celebrated changing 20,000 Ram 1500 and 2500 fashions.

The Ram 1500 goes head-to-head with the Chevrolet Silverado, however will quickly go up in opposition to the Ford F-150 which is ready to reach within the third quarter of this 12 months.

It’ll additionally go up in opposition to the Toyota Tundra, which has but to be formally confirmed for Australia however is wanting extra possible for a 2024 launch.

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