For years, Dodge, the American strongest and finest pickup truck maker has without a doubt captured the peoples’ attention with lots of anxiety and excitement. The high-performance automaker isn’t letting this old tradition slip through its fingers, and it’s back to the design room creating a breathtaking 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 SRT. Although the company has borrowed quite a lot cues from 2015 Charger Hellcat and 2015 Challenger Hellcat including the body works, it has, all the same, worked tirelessly on the engine as well as transmission. Sample the following and you’ll know why this upcoming model is not only going to cause ripples in the pickup truck family but also in the entire motor world.
2017 Dodge RAM 1500 SRT – Exterior and Interior Features
The upcoming 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 model is designed with attractive exclusive interior trim choice in addition to numerous features. To begin with, the 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 SRT seats have been heavily bolstered with the carbon-fiber accent, an STR branded gauge cluster and Alcantara inserts. The power steering wheel will also be enhanced with Alcantara or leather coverings. Much emphasis has also been made to ensure that the driver is comfortable and enjoys the driving experience. The driving chamber is relatively spacious and is equipped with power steering, eight-speed rotary shifter, automatic temperature control, power locks and mirrors and other additional luxury features. The truck’s Infotainment hasn’t been forgotten as it’s fitted with a large touchscreen, high-quality speakers, rear view camera, Eco mode and 8.4-inch u-connect system with an upgraded stereo. On the multimedia options, there’s an iPod interface, a USB port, and MP3. The vehicle also has an improved GPS version, navigation techniques, and Google Maps abilities, ABS anti-lock braking system and electronic break-force distribution as well as brake assist, central locking system, hill start assists, driver seat belt reminder and impact sensitive auto door locking system. The truck has also made a strong appeal to safety-conscious buyers and is fitted with traction control, automatic stability control, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-lane warning and parking sensors.
The 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 SRT exterior has plenty of changes including the cozy scooped hood, reshaped front bumper with improved center accents as well as fog lights. There are also the SRT badges and the supercharged inscriptions on the grille and front fender to help denote the truck’s hellish internals. The vehicle will be fitted with a 22 – 24-inch alloy wheels with the wheel designed to take after other SRT products. It will also adorn Brembo brakes from behind the amber 7 spoke wheels with its A-pillars getting a color update and the same matte finish just like the B-pillars in production trucks. It also features a standard bed cover and in overall, the truck is considerably lowered to enhance the center of gravity and to give it a menacing appearance.
2017 Dodge RAM 1500 SRT – Engine and Performance
Truck’s engine is the single most important aspect of it. It has a potential to either attract or repel potential clients. The 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 SRT is fitted with supercharged, 6.2-liter V8 engine capable of producing 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. Indeed a powerful engine, strong enough to awaken the dead a sleeping neighborhood. The engine will take just four seconds to hit 60 mph; this is just impressive. The 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 SRT will include paddle shifter for the Torque Flight transmission. This will allow extra control over the truck’s eight speeds. Rumor has it that perhaps a launch-control setting will also be featured but what isn’t a secret is that the 2017 Ram 1500 would only come with rear-wheel drive and the manual transmission being featured.
2017 Dodge RAM 1500 SRT – Price and Release Date
The 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 SRT truck is expected to be launched somewhere in the mid of 2016 with its estimated price being in the region of US$ 55,000. However, this is just an estimate as Ram 1500 SRT prices and release date can be tilted either way by unknown factors and future events.