Question of the Week: Should the Ram 1500 come with a manual transmission option?
It has been years since Chrysler built a half ton pickup with a manual transmission option aside from the high priced SRT10 models. While the take rate of Ram 1500 pickups fitted with a clutch pedal were very low in their final years, many half ton Ram owners still pine for a manual transmission…preferably with […] More »
While scouring the intrawebz for this week’s Black Friday feature video, I came across two videos of the absolutely awesome second-gen Ram diesel in action on the drag strip. Both show this green and red Cummins Turbo Diesel-powered Ram roaring down the quarter mile and stomping an obviously modified Duramax diesel Chevy truck. However, while the […] More »
The Dodge Ram SRT10 has been out of production for years now but the Viper V10-powered half ton pickup still holds the record for being the fastest true production truck in the world. GM can brag about their El Camino-like wannabe “trucks” but when it comes to a real truck with a real bed – […] More »
While the Dodge Rampage is a far cry from the Ram pickups that we usually talk about on Truckin Fast Wednedays, this K-car based compact has a bed so it is technically a truck. And with a quarter mile time in the low 13s it is definitely truckin’ fast. Also, the basic rarity of the […] More »
Ram Truck sales were up 49 percent in April. And Dodge Durango sales were up a whopping 65 percent! The Dodge brand as a whole was up 18 percent. This is great news following Chrysler’s weak Q1 profit report, which, in part was blamed on the expenses associated with the launch of the new Ram Heavy […] More »