The undying commitment of Ram’s power trucks, which display unbelievable exhibition even in the harshest conditions is here to continue. This powerhouse has announced to continue the legacy with the possible 2017 Ram 2500 Mega Cab model for the following year and ever since the announcement was made, car enthusiasts are going gaga over it. The testing of this model has already begun and even though much of its information remained disclosed from observers, some tipsters seemed to have gotten a peek. Here’s what they believe the facelift is all about.
2017 Ram 2500 Mega Cab: New Design
This new 2017 Ram 2500 Mega Cab is believed to essentially inviolate the terms of its exterior design and platform. Changes are expected to be with the head burners, taillights, and its grille. The greater part of the exterior specs is still not available but it is rumored to have a flawless body and some sharp visual upgrades. Additions of large frontal tow hooks and larger fender flares for keeping away debris and dust from getting all over the vehicle has been observed. A new transfer skid plate safeguards the lower body from potholes and rocks.
A new 4×4 inch off road decals at its sides will be flaunted on its rear exterior corner at both sides of its bed. Its wheels will be upgraded with a special tread which will assist this model to break free whenever it gets stuck under rotation. Plus there will also be an anti-spin differential added traction in its rear. Head burners will incorporate latest LED lighting systems both for front and back and with that there will also be new fog lights and strong indicators.
The 2017 Ram 2500 Mega Cab will be endowed with ample space for travelers. The below portion of the model will host the latest 8.4-inch touchscreen, Uconnect touch operated radio and many other top tech features. The inclusion of a new display screen with a smart infotainment system and navigation control will also be seen. The cabin will have a Bilstein monotube shock absorbing system which functions with 5 link coil back suspension. The music system will be upgraded. The entire cabin will be equipped with delicate touch components. Its HVAC and features will also experience upgrades. The equal cooling system will ensure umpteen comforts for the driver and passengers alike. Apart from these specs, there is still a scarcity of information concerning its external and internal specs.
The 2017 Ram 2500 Mega Cab is portrayed as the best in class for its towing capacity-17,970 lbs. As for its engine, this model is powered by a 6.7-liter Cummins V6 turbo diesel engine. This mill is able to crank up 385 HP of power output and 660 lb-ft of torque capacity. Other engine options are petrol operated and include a 5.7-liter V8 powertrain with the output of 383 HP, a 6.4-liter engine having a yielding capacity of 410 HP. This engine will be mated with a G56 6-speed manual transmission as well as 6-speed automatic transmission. Only this much info on this model could be obtained at this point of time and one would have to wait for its complete specs to come out.
Price and Arrival
The 2017 Ram 2500 Mega Cab is believed to roll out in the closing phases of this year or starting phase of next year. No official announcements have been made so far. Price is expected to be $32,000 for the base model. For higher trims, well the information is not available yet. Stay tuned for more!