When it comes to pickup trucks, RAM literally rules the segment with some of their great models that have been introduced in various automobile markets over the past couple of years. There is now a new vehicle coming up which is the amazing 2018 RAM Rampage. Now this upcoming pickup truck is going to be quite a bit of fascination as several changes and improvements are going to take place. Most importantly, the performance is going to be improved to a greater extent with ultimate power being the most important concern.
2018 RAM Rampage: Engine Specs
This increase in power will further enhance the off-road ability of this pickup truck. Although this pickup truck is due for 2017, some of its information has been sourced and here’s what they hold.
For the engine choices, a 3.6 liter V6 engine will be used as a base variant. This engine although quite a bit of tad for a pickup truck, it produces a torque of 270 pound-feet and 302 HP. There is another engine in the option which is a 5.7 liter V8 variant capable of producing a horsepower of 400 HP and 410 pound-feet of torque.
An 8-speed automatic transmission system will be used, and both rear wheel drive and all-wheel drive configuration are going to be in the option. As far as mileage is concerned, the figure is going to stand at 30 MPG on highways and 22 MPG on city areas. This upcoming RAM Rampage is going to have a maximum towing capacity of 10,000 pounds.
Exterior and Interior Changes
One of the most important parts of this 2018 RAM Rampage is that it is going to feature a great overhaul in its exterior body. Although the changes have not been done right from the scratch, significant design elements have been incorporated.
In its front fascia, the grille appears to be different as a new design has been given to it. This grille is large and covers most of the portion of the front fascia. This massive grille is then joined by newly designed headlights at each side.
The headlight now runs a strip of LEDs on the outermost surface. The front bumper also has a new robust shape. The hood has a projected air intake which characterizes a sporty profile. Above all, the total weight of this model has been said to be dramatically reduced which is definitely going to increase the handling and efficiency on fuel consumption.
There is not much information about the interior cabin of this upcoming 2018 RAM Rampage. But this has been known that new high-grade materials will be used for the upholstery of seats, dashboard, door panels and the steering wheel.
And of course, the quality, accessories and technological features in this cabin will depend on various trims if there’s going to be any. Several safety features like blind spot monitoring, lane keeping aid, help dials, etc. have been revised.
Price and Release Date
Although not confirmed, this upcoming 2018 RAM Rampage is expected to have a base price of around $28,450, and of course, the price will also depend on the body styles. Expect this pickup truck to be released on the first quarters of 2018.