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Ram 1500 TRX Final Edition: last stand for this V8 pickup

The American manufacturer says goodbye to its V8 pickup with the launch of the Ram 1500 TRX Final Edition, while waiting for the future 100% electric version…

The American manufacturer Ram Trucks hit hard this year when it unveiled its new electric pickup, the Ram 1500 REV, during the Super Bowl. And because all good things come to an end, the Stellantis subsidiary lifts the veil on the Ram 1500 TRX Final Editionan ultimate version of its iconic pickup equipped with a V8 engine…

Ram bids farewell to the most extreme model in its pickup lineup, with production of the Ram TRX ending at the end of 2023. When launched in 2020, the Ram TRX set new benchmarks for power and performance among half-ton pickups, with its supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V8 engine.

“The launch of the Ram 1500 TRX marked the beginning of a significant shift in off-road performance pickups, with a halo effect that will last for years to come”said on this occasion Tim Kuniskis, CEO of the Ram brand at Stellantis: “Ram’s current chapter of high-performance pickups is coming to an end, but that’s not the end of the TRX story. While we’ll have more news to come at a later date, we’re proud to offer our loyal performance enthusiasts a very special TRX Final Edition, featuring the supercharged 6.2-liter V8. »

Ram 1500 TRX Final Edition: an exclusive livery

The 1500 TRX Final Edition pickup is available in eight exterior colors, including three new and unique ones (Delmonico Red, Night Edge Blue and Harvest Sunrise), which allow for even greater customization. It includes specific rims, a “6.2 liter” bonnet badge and a matching dumpster sticker.

Inside, specific stitching adorns the dashboard and seats, and there is an embroidered “TRX” logo on the seatbacks, a TRX badge on the passenger side dashboard in Satin Titanium finish, without forget about door panel trims in Triaxle-suede. The instrument cluster screen receives a specific “TRX 6.2L Supercharged V8 – Final Edition” start-up animation, while a number plate on the center console recalls the exclusivity of the model.

As standard, the model also features matte carbon fiber woven on the instrument cluster, doors, console and steering wheel. A premium 19-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, head-up display, digital rear-view mirror and 8-way power driver and passenger seats are also standard, as are cruise control systems. adaptive, lane keeping, automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring as well as front and rear parking assistance.

A 700 horsepower supercharged V8

The 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V8 engine of the Ram 1500 TRX Final Edition delivers no less than 702 horsepower and 884 Nm of torque, and is mated to a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. It allows the Ram TRX to swallow the 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 secondsfor a top speed electronically limited to 190 km/h.

The Ram 1500 TRX Final Edition 6.2L Supercharged V8 is marketed in Canada at a price starting from $153,065, the equivalent of approximately 104.500 eurosand will be available from 4th quarter 2023. The model will not be marketed by the brand in Europe, but you can still obtain it through an importer specializing in American cars.

Read also :
• RAM: this is the standard version of the 1500 REV electric pick-up.
• RAM Rampage: a new entry-level pickup
• RAM 1500 Revolution BEV: finally an electric pick-up for Stellantis

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