Ram 1200 Pickup Truck Re-badges the Triton. Apparently, this becomes more common in the truck industry that one company will rebadge the other company’s car. It happens on the new Ram 1200 pickup truck. This truck has an entirely new name but a similar face. Do you want to know the whole specs of this ute? Check out the details below.
Ram 1200 Specifications
Features, Changes, Exterior, and Interior – Ram 1200 ute
This new Ram 1200 truck is actually based on Mitsubishi L200, or known as Triton as well. Of course, this detail isn’t disclosed in the press release, but it doesn’t take a magnifying glass to notice it. In Ram version, this truck dimension is 1,775 mm in height and 1,785 mm in width. Depending on the trim, its length is varied in two version, 5,245 mm long for the Single Cab or 5,370 mm for the Double Cab.
This truck is claimed to offer 6,614 lbs of towing capacity and 1,165 kg of payload capacity. Ram will offer several trims on this model with different specs and performance setting. Electronic Selector that offers three driving modes should be offered on higher trims with AWD system.
The three driving modes include 2H that engages optimal loads through RWD setting, 4H that speeds up the car up to 62 mph on the 4WD system, and 4L that should be suitable for an off-road condition with low range gear.
Powertrain, Engine — Ram 1200 Pickup Truck
There are basically two engines to offer on this Ram 1200 ute pick-up truck. First, there will be 2.5 liters of a diesel engine. This engine can generate 126 hp or 134 hp of power output.
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The second engine will be 2.4 liters of petrol engine that produces 130 hp of power output. Both engines can be paired with manual transmission which will be the standard transmission unit. In the alternative, the buyer can also opt for the automatic transmission which is an optional unit this time.
Ram 1200 Truck Price and Release Date
Pricing detail should be disclosed when they release the pickup truck in several selected markets in the Middle East in 2017. There is no further information if this pickup truck will go global later. However, Dodge Ram will sell more than Mitsubishi can in the targeted areas.
This truck seems promising enough even though this isn’t Dodge Ram made. This company has the proper reputation in the Middle East and it has the better prospect as well. Perhaps, this is a good plan after all for both companies. Ram 1200 pickup truck can be a success in Middle East market.
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