The Challenges of Creating the Ram EcoDiesel V6
It’s a good thing Ram received more than 8,000 orders in four days back in February for its 1500 model with the new EcoDiesel V6. That means the bet it took on an oil-burning, light-duty truck – one on which competitors such as Ford, General Motors and Toyota declined to wager – paid off.
I just cannot get enough when it comes to videos of Dodge Ram pickups rocketing down the quarter mile in the 9 second range and when you add to that video a Cummins Turbo Diesel engine spewing soot the whole way – it makes the clip that much better. This week’s Black Friday feature looks […] More »
Ram has just formally revealed their 2014 truck lineup. The biggest news is the addition of the EcoDiesel V6 as a $2,850 option on 1500 models. The EcoDiesel, already popular in Jeep Grand Cherokees, puts out 240 hp and 420 pound-feet of torque. The Pentastar V6 is still the standard motor. Pricing for the 2014 […] More »
Half the fun of messing around in the mud is getting stuck in it. It’s like testing the limits of what is possible for you and your truck.
Sometimes (frequently) the mud wins. In other types of automotive shenangigans, the fun is over when your vehicle can’t move anymore. A guy driving a powerstroke got to feel exactly what that’s like in the video below. Lucky for him, mudding is a little different from other types of hoonage in that the escape is almost as fun as getting stuck in the first place.
It’s Friday! There aren’t many better ways to celebrate other than an enormous, ridiculously smoky burnout. Seriously, this thing creates it’s own weather system when he gets on it. He’s got the thunder and clouds, all that’s left is lightning.