One of the best pickups will definitely be back in 2018 with more remarkable and modern updates. That will be both on appearance and power train. With Ford expected to introduce a diesel & 10-speed to their aluminum bodied F 150 s for 2017, we expect a lot more from RAM and they will most likely be concentrating on numerous different bottlenecks, other than a single technology.
According to credible sources, 2018 RAM 1500 will get a complete upgrade and will have a slimmer appearance and will be more efficient & stronger. Being one of the best truck in the industry, Ram are specifically designed to navigate and pass through any terrain. The new version will have a more masculine and sporty outlook. Additionally this pickup truck will also be equipped with a classy and luxurious interior as well as a powerful engine.
Even though pick-ups in general are not that popular compared to other type of cars, the perfect combination of fuel efficiency and power in the 2018 RAM 1500 concept, will definitely impress all pick-up lovers.
Six-speed automatics will definitely be consigned to entry level models, with 8 speeds becoming more popular. The company’s initiative on reducing parasitic losses will perhaps show results as time goes by, & we anticipate a more refined, belt starter generator with a stop-start system to be adopted in several models.
2018 RAM 1500 concept Engine
The most impressive thing about the upgrade will certainly be the engine. The PUG or Penstar Upgrade will have a significant power boost (beyond 300 Hp) & probably higher fuel economy. Moreover, the 5.7 ltrs Hemi engines are also being improved with other sources stating a target of around 400 Hp. There are few details regarding dates of either upgrades, but the Penstar upgrade is rumored to be pretty weighty, with dual lift hydraulic cams & other upgrades. There are also some indications of the diesel engine gaining in capacity in terms of calibration, gearing and probably upgraded internal parts.
2018 RAM 1500 concept Exterior
The exterior of the 2018 RAM 1500 concept will include some rear part modification, to make it even more attractive than its predecessors. In addition, the 2018 RAM 1500 will also have an LED front lump & a black carbon grille to enhance its masculine outlook. The RAM logo that will be located on the center will make it easy to recognize. Additionally, the front bumper will have more holes to help it maximize on airflow. Another unique thing about this truck is the split tailgate, which will open up-down or horizontally to allow for easy loading of goods.
2018 RAM 1500 concept Interior
The interior will be made as stylish and comfortable as possible. Bottle holders, leather seats, central armrest and some common interior features will be installed. Apart these few changes, everything on the interior is likely to remain as it is, with the exception of the stereo/telematics system and the climate control system.
The information about the 2018 RAM 1500 official price will be in range from $31,695 up to $56,495. As for the release date it will be in first part of 2018.