Posts Tagged ‘Ram 1500 TRX’

Mopar Teases Potential New Ram Concept at 2021 SEMA Show

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Ram has been making headlines with its Ram 1500 pickup. The pickup truck was recently awarded first place among light-duty pickups in a 2021 APEAL study. The pickup’s versatility, capability, and high performance have made it a top pick for pickup fans. Now for the 2022 model year, the Ram 1500 is once again generating excitement. It looks like Ram will be providing consumers with another Ram 1500 variant based on several teaser images revealed at the 2021 SEMA show. Each year the Speciality Equipment Market Association (SEMA) hosts the show, but it was canceled in 2020 due to Covid-19. This year the 2021 show will run November 2-5 in Las Vegas. It’s here where Mopar Performance will hopefully provide more information about their teaser images. Mopar works under the Stellantis umbrella so although it showcased Ram vehicles, it also showed off some cool Jeep concept images. We’re focusing on the Ram concept images however as they look to point toward either a special heavy-duty edition Ram 1500, or a more powerful variant, though the Ram 1500 TRX is a beast of a pickup already.

2021 SEMA Show Debuts Two Ram Concept Images

Mopar Performance will be showcasing several vehicle concept images at the 2021 SEMA show in Las Vegas. Three of these images depict a Jeep while the other two images showcase a Ram. Not much information can be discerned from the images as they’re taken in low lighting. The vehicles are also shown at side and rear angles which heightens their allure. In one of the first sketch images of the Ram pickup, the grille design and vent on the headlight can be seen. The Ram in question looks to be a 702 horsepower Hellcat-powered TRX. It’s unclear what Ram will improve or adjust for this new TRX, but the image shows blue-painted tow hooks and new badging. Perhaps Ram will improve off-road features and capabilities.

The second teaser image of the Ram 1500 pickup shows a rear backshot. The pickup is parked next to a tent and there looks to be a storage rack in the truck bed. The typical TRX text which is usually emblazoned on the rear fender is missing so it’s uncertain if this is a TRX trim. With teaser images, half the fun is guessing what new features or elements automakers will make. Given all the dirt being kicked up and the rear shot of what looks like a camp outing, the new Ram 1500 may be granted even more off-road capability. The nature of the SEMA show is to highlight new accessories and parts for Jeep and Ram vehicles, so not much should be expected. Still, pickup fans should pay close attention as there may be new concept images released. From what we’ve seen so far, it looks like Ram will have something special to debut in the months to come.

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Ram at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you excited about getting a new Ram? So are we! At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Check out our new vehicle inventory or browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier. 
If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now.

Photo Credit: Stellantis

Florida Auto Shop Builds Monstrous Ram 1500 TRX 6×6 Pickup

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Florida has always been known for its antics. Whether it’s the infamous ‘Florida Man,’ some exotic reptile escaping, or the creation of something nobody ever knew was needed. Thanks to Apocalypse Manufacturing, we’ve been graced with the third option. The creation of a monstrous pickup truck has been seen with a glint in the eyes of many young children. Those who grow up and still hold fast to the idea continue to envision such a beast. It seems one of those adults finally got their way. The beastly pickup comes to us in the form of the Warlord. This beast of a pickup is a Ram 1500 TRX with one heck of an upgrade. The Warlord as it’s known features an additional axle that supplies it with two extra wheels. The 6×6 pickup doesn’t seem too odd for Florida though. Rather, it is likely the huge Ram pickup was built specifically for the Sunshine State. 

The 6×6 Ram 1500 TRX Dubbed Warlord

So, it seems Apocalypse Manufacturing did what most monster truck fans wish they could do. The Florida-based auto shop built a vehicle that is seemingly unstoppable. They decided to take the already powerful 700 horsepower Ram 1500 TRX and give it another huge upgrade. The addition of two wheels and the sheer size of the pickup display a dominating aura. Indeed, this monstrous pickup does leave quite an image. One can imagine it barreling down the interstate as other Floridians simply stare in awe.

What is most impressive about the Warlord is that the Florida auto shop managed to keep a general stock look for the pickup. It’s as if Ram themselves built the powerful beast. The price tag tells us something different, however. For an entry-level Ram 1500 TRX, consumers are looking at a hefty $72,120 MSRP (plus destination fee). This Hellcat-powered pickup, on the other hand, costs a clean $250,000. Oof. 

The price tag isn’t entirely surprising though. To construct such a monster of a pickup, a lot of resources and money are required. For those critics, we have to agree that it doesn’t seem too feasible to be grocery shopping in this beast. But just the fact that it exists lends itself to Apocalypse Manufacturing’s vision and the child-at-heart spirit that spurs ingenuity. This custom pickup truck has certainly earned its spot among the crazy inventions of Florida. In fact, it really does represent the creative yet wild energy that makes Florida, Florida. A quick word to the wise, make sure to get out of the way when you see this beast in the rearview.

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Ram at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you in the market for a Ram pickup? At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Check out our new vehicle inventory or browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier. 

If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now. 

Photo Credit: Apocalypse Manufacturing

Here’s Where the Ram 1500 Really Shines

Friday, June 18th, 2021

The 2021 Ram 1500 more than holds its own against its competitors when outshining the competitive full-size pickup segment. Not only is the Ram 1500 an impressive pickup, but it’s also far more modern than the rest — both inside and out. The biggest news about the 2021 Ram 1500 lineup includes the all-new Ram 1500 TRX powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 with a whopping 702 horsepower. Designed as a competent off-roader, the Ram 1500 TRX is equipped with a sturdy off-road chassis and suspension, but when it comes to the interior cabin, every single Ram 1500 trim hits it out of the park.  (more…)

New Ram 1500 G/T Package Rumored for 2022 Model Year

Friday, May 28th, 2021

The days of pickup trucks being solely for work, or be relied on as utilitarian workhorses of the automotive world, are long gone. These days, pickup trucks can sometimes rival luxury vehicles thanks to sumptuous interior cabins and cutting-edge technology. Some, like the all-new Ram 1500 TRX, even have the performance muscles to go head-to-head with muscle cars and the added bonus of being a capable off-roader that’s here to shut down the competition in the off-road segment. In short, pickup trucks quickly became the perfect mix of features that run the gamut from practicality to luxury.  (more…)

Electrification Efforts Accelerate as a Ram EV Pickup is Planned for 2024

Thursday, May 13th, 2021

Stellantis — the new conglomerate formed when Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Groupe merged– vowed that by 2030 every nameplate under its umbrella, including Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler, Ram, Maserati, and other brands, will offer an electric vehicle. The company plans to fortify its efforts by easing into plug-in hybrid production of most models in the coming years to accelerate its global electrification plan and meet its own 2030 deadline. New platforms are already underway to support electric vehicles, and rumor has it that one of those platforms is destined for body-on-frame pickups and SUVs. If all goes according to plan, Ram Trucks should see its first all-electric offering by 2024.  (more…)

Five Parts and Accessories From Mopar That Take the 2021 Ram 1500 to New Heights

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

One of the biggest perks of getting behind the wheel of a new vehicle is the ability to make it one’s own. Plenty of truck buyers love to accessorize their rides once they take the vehicle home, and owners of the latest Ram 1500 are no different. The best accessories and parts for Ram pickups come from Mopar, the brand’s official parts, service and customer care division. With hundreds of parts and accessories, it’s easy to get overwhelmed while sifting through the Mopar catalog. However, new wheels and tires, along with lift kits and light bars, tend to be some of the most common upgrades. Here are five parts and accessories from Mopar that take the 2021 Ram 1500 to new heights.  (more…)

The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Strikes Again as the “Truck of the Year”

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

Once again, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX finds itself a “Truck of the Year” recipient. The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP) deemed the new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX its “Truck of the Year.” All in all, especially as it begins rolling out across dealer lots, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX remains the segment disruptor it was designed to be.

“There was some really great competition this year for ‘Truck of the Year’ in the Denver region. However, the Ram 1500 TRX was the run-away winner among the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press group of automotive journalists,” said RMAP President Craig Conover.  The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Strikes Again as the “Truck of the Year” (more…)

2021 Ram 1500 TRX VIN 001 Auction Proceeds go to The United Way

Friday, April 2nd, 2021

A promise made is a promise kept for Ram Trucks as the truck maker auctioned off the very first 2021 Ram 1500 TRX VIN 001. The Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction raised a whopping $410,000 for The United Way for Southeast Michigan’s 2-1-1 helpline. The organization focuses on providing services for veterans and their families. Singled out to commemorate the launch of the Ram 1500 TRX and its 702 horsepower straight from the factory, Ram made exactly 702 units of the Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition, of which sold out in under three hours.  (more…)

Four Things to Love About the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

There’s no road — paved or not — that the Ram 1500 TRX can’t conquer with its over-the-top supercharged engine, more than 700 horsepower, and a wading depth of 32 inches. Perhaps the fact that the Ram 1500 TRX is pumping out 650 lb-ft of torque has something to do with the fact that it’s such an off-road beast, or maybe it’s the fact that it only needs 4.5 seconds to go from 0 -60 mph — regardless, few vehicles on the current market come close to these performance numbers. Here are four things we love about the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX.  (more…)

Ram 1500, Ram Heavy Duty Models Named to KBB’s 2021 Best Resale Value Awards

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Kelley Blue Book (KBB) named the Ram 1500 and Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty pickups to its 2021 Best Resale Value awards. 2021 marks the second consecutive year in which the Ram 1500 and Ram 2500/3500 capture spots on KBB’s Top 10 Vehicles for Best Resale Value list. KBB bases the Best Resale Value Awards on projections that come directly from the publication’s Official Residual Value Guide with a skilled staff of automotive analysts at the helm who get final say. The distinguished awards highlight vehicles that are expected to maintain a large proportion of their original list price even after five years of ownership.  (more…)