How Will the New CAFE Requirements Affect Dodge and Ram?
by Patrick Rall President Barrack Hussein Obama recently announced the new CAFE requirements that will require companies to yield 39 miles per gallon by 2016 and 54.5 mpg by the 2025 model year. For most, the suggestion of all vehicles being subject to an expectation of 50+ miles per gallon paints a very ugly picture […] More »
Dodge’s new ground pounding 392/6.4L HEMI has been tearing up the asphalt since the beginning of the year. This torque monster comes standard in the new Challenger and Charger SRT8 models (and yes, they also share it with the 2012 Chrysler 300C and Jeep SRT8 family members). Its mind numbing performance has rewarded its owners […] More »
by Patrick Rall The Ram Truck Brand has officially delivered the first group of new PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) Ram 1500 pickups to the municipal services of Yuma, Arizona. These 10 unique trucks are the first of 140 Hybrid Hemi Rams slated for delivery to various municipalities, military locations and commercial use sites around […] More »
The 2011 Ram Heavy Duty trucks now have the Cummins 6.7 liter diesel engine available as an option. The 2500 series trucks come standard with a 5.7 liter V8 Hemi gasoline engine. They are available in three different body styles that include the Regular Cab, the Crew Cab and the Mega Cab. When the Cummins […] More »
3. Power and capabilities – Thanks to the 5.7L Hemi, the Ram 1500 offers more power and torque than the 5.7L iForce V8 from the Toyota Tundra. The Hemi makes 390 horsepower and 407lb-ft of torque while the Tundra has just 381 horsepower and 401lb-ft of torque – and the advantage is clear for those […] More »