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Buy A Viper-Powered Ram Truck And Forget All About Ford’s Raptor 20
Posted by Carscoops Staff in auction, Dodge, Dodge Ram, Dodge Viper, RAM, SRT, used cars on 04 20th, 2017

These days if you mention a performance-oriented pickup, chances are you'd be talking about a Ford F-150 Raptor. That's how completely Dearborn's dune-jumper has come to epitomize the breed. But that wasn't always the case.
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2017 Ram Rebel Classes It Up In New Delmonico Red 6
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Dodge, Dodge Ram, new cars, RAM, Ram Videos, video on 04 6th, 2017

There may have been a time when a pickup was a pickup, but those days are long behind us. These days a truck can be a work horse, a badass off-roader, or a luxury vehicle.
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NHTSA Investigates 1 Million FCA Vehicles For Rollaway Risk 20
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Dodge, Dodge Durango, Dodge Ram, FCA, NHTSA, RAM, Recalls, Reports on 12 20th, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a probe into the 2014-2016 Dodge Durango and 2013-2016 Ram 1500 over an issue with the parking brake that could result in the vehicles rolling away.
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Consumers Sue Chrysler Over Ram Truck Diesel Emissions Cheating Claims 15
Posted by Brad Anderson in Chrysler, diesel, Dodge, Dodge Ram, FCA, Reports on 11 15th, 2016

Chrysler has been hit by a consumer lawsuit claiming that some of its diesel engines were rigged to hide emissions.
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Hellcat, Corvette And Camaro Can Be Converted To Right Hand Drive 1
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Australia, Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Camaro, Corvette, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Ram, tuning, UK, USA, video on 10 1st, 2016

The problem with performance cars originating from the U.S. is that most of them don’t come in right-hand drive versions, alienating fans from countries that drive on the wrong other side of the road.
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New Ram Rebel TRX Concept Is A Brutish 575HP Supercharged V8 Off-Road Beast 29
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in concepts, Dodge Ram, Galleries, RAM, Ram Concepts, Trucks on 09 29th, 2016

While the heart of the automotive world beats today in France, Ram took the chance to reveal the Rebel TRX concept, the brand’s most extreme factory-engineered half-ton pickup ever.
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Japan’s Strange Love Affair With Dodge Racing Vans 29
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Dodge, Dodge Ram, japan, racing, RAM, video on 09 29th, 2016

These videos will offer you another glimpse inside the D-Van Grand Prix, arguably Japan’s most outrageous racing series.
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Ram Adds Aggression To The 2017 1500 With New Night Package 2
Posted by Brad Anderson in Dodge Ram, Galleries, new cars, RAM, Trucks on 09 2nd, 2016

Ram is set to offer a new special edition Night package for the 1500 pickup for the 2017 model year.
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FCA Expands Takata Airbag Recall With 4.3 Million Vehicles 27
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Accidents, Chrysler, Chrysler 300, Dodge, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango, Dodge Ram, Dodge. Dodge Dakota, FCA, Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, Mitsubishi, Recalls on 05 27th, 2016

More than four million cars equipped with defective Takata airbag inflators have been subjected to a voluntary recall by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).
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Dodge Reminds Us The Story Of The Power Wagon 12
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Classics, Dodge, Dodge Ram, Dodge Videos, video on 02 12th, 2016

Dodge is making us feel nostalgic by reminding us of the origins of the Power Wagon.
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ICON’s Dodge D200 Crew Cab Is Simply A Restomod Masterpiece 2
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Classics, Dodge, Dodge Ram, Dodge Videos, Icon, tuning, video on 02 2nd, 2016

You don’t have to be a pickup truck guy to really appreciate the impressive work done on this restomodded Dodge D200 Crew Cab by ICON.
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Cummins RAM Explodes On The Drag Strip, Still Wins The Quarter Mile 6
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Dodge, Dodge Ram, Dodge Videos, Drag-Racing, video on 01 6th, 2016

Pushing the boundaries on a stock block boasting 1,173hp has its limits, as this jaw-dropping Dodge RAM demonstrates.
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RAM’s Big And Brawny Rebel X Concept Lands On The Strip 3
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in concepts, Dodge Ram, Mopar, RAM, Ram Concepts, SEMA show, Trucks on 11 3rd, 2015

With the 2015 SEMA event opening its gates today, MOPAR is showcasing the new RAM 1500 Rebel X.
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New Dodge Ram EcoDiesel Trumps Ford F-150 2.7 EcoBoost In Fuel Efficiency 3
Posted by Andrei Nedelea in diesel, Dodge Ram, Ford, Ford Videos, RAM, Ram Videos, reviews, video on 08 3rd, 2015

The Dodge Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is obviously a more efficient vehicle than a Ford F-150 2,7 EcoBoost simply because it burns oil and can easily match and surpass manufacturer claimed figures.
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2010 Ram 2500 HD Laramie 4×4 Review & Test Drive 13
Posted by Malcolm Hogan in Automotive, Dodge, Dodge Ram, RAM, Ram 2500, Test Drives on 01 13th, 2011

Not every pickup truck is created equal. That is even more evident when it comes to Heavy Duty trucks made by the American big 3 automakers. I had a chance to review one of these jewels from the Chrysler Corporation, the RAM 2500 HD. Aside from this being the second biggest vehicle to ever park in my drive way, the biggest being a moving truck, it can be a working class man’s/woman’s getaway. Something this big should have its own zip code.

Aside from shear size, the RAM 2500 is a true workhorse in terms of getting any ‘job’ done that is thrown its way. Towing, check… hauling, check… ample room for 5 other hard-hat-wearing co-workers, check.

My RAM 2500 HD was optioned out with all types of bells and whistles. After all, this vehicle was featured at SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association – the Largest aftermarket car show around). The RAM 2500 Laramie in my possession was optioned out with several Mopar accessories such as head-rest DVD players, tonneau cover, chrome wheels wrapped in over-sized off-road tires, and a thumping hard-drive based audio system with GPS touch-screen navigation.

RAM 2500 Laramie’s come standard with a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 but my test vehicle had the optional 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel with an output rated at 350 horsepower and 650 foot-pounds of torque at a low 1500 rpm. That’s enough grunt on tap to tow up to 12,600 pounds. Even though that figure is surpassed by some heavy-duty truck offerings from Chevy and Ford, the RAM 2500 HD can hold its own. Of course any truck with this type of towing capability will come at a cost, in the form of a lot of fuel. Our test vehicle averaged 12.5 miles to the gallon on the highway. Although this is not a great number, it stayed rather consistent even during some city driving.

Driving the RAM 2500 HD seemed to be a task when it came to wet road conditions and different parking scenarios. The RAM 2500 HD was relatively easy to navigate down freeways and even through residential roads. When the rain started to come down my drive turned into “Tokyo Drift Gone Bad”. The huge off-road tires were lacking grip over wet paved surfaces. I found out what it is like to drift about 6,000 pounds around a corner. It was not exactly fun but I was able to regain full control of this mammoth without utilizing the airbag features. Stability control and traction control would be great to have even in a truck that can’t fit in a normal size garage.

Dodge aimed to make the RAM line competitive in every way. I have to honestly say they have accomplished that task for the most part with a vast variety of tucks for just about any kind of job. The better aspects of the RAM 2500 HD had to be its interior, which is among the best in the industry for a truck. You simply cannot find many trucks tricked out like this one with suede inserts on the heated leather seating areas. My inner redneck truly felt at home in such a spacious truck cabin.

If you are a true Mopar fan, then you may really LOVE this truck. If you are looking for a serious heavy duty truck for your blue collar work duties, then you will LIKE this truck. When it comes down to it the Ram 2500 HD, loaded up with Mopar accessories and all types of shinny chrome accents, is geared towards a tricked-out truck fan more-so than someone who is going to get it all muddy.


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