June 27, 2022
Ram introduced the Sandblast version of the 1500 TRX pickup in the United States

Ram introduced the Sandblast version of the 1500 TRX pickup in the United States

Ram started us United States 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition, a luxury variant of the legacy Pickup. The starting price of the truck coming to dealerships in July is US $ 100,080 (approximately R $ 489,400, in direct conversion).

According to the automaker, the RAM 1500 DRX Sandblast is an upgrade to the “standard” DRX package and includes exclusive materials such as Mojave Sand (light orange) exterior paint and 18 “wheels. Wristbands (Off-road tire sandwiches). Exclusive to the Level 2 package version, this model also features a dual panoramic sunroof, cargo lacing points and a taxi-mounted overhead LED brake light. Ram 1500 RebellionAlready sold in Brazil.

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“Our customers want to stand out from the crowd, with the new ROM 1500 DRX Sandblast version offering the best blend of performance, capability and technology in the industry,” said ROM CEO Mike Cowell Jr. “We are constantly expanding and exploring new ideas to meet the needs and stimulate the imagination of our interested customers.”

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However, since the unprecedented variant of the RAM 1500 maintains the momentum of the standard models, the news stops there. That is, the Hemi V8 6.2 engine with a mechanical compressor that delivers 702 hp of power and 89.8 kph of torque – in that sense, it does not need to be greatly modified.

Meanwhile, the interior is adorned with light frost stitching, unique carbon fiber accents and a unique badge on the central control. (Pictured below). Safety features include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assistant and Pedestrian Emergency Braking.

RAM 1500 DRX Sandblast Edition
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The American automaker has produced a video with its predecessor to promote the RAM1500 DRX Sandblast. Rally Ken Black who tested most aspects of the engine – in fact, nothing special, though it was interesting to see the former Raleigh Cross steering do “zeros” in the desert, which matches the design of the pickup.

Ram sells in Brazil Rebellious model of the 1500s About R $ 450 thousand. Pickup is available in Level I and Level II versions.

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