When it comes to utmost power and superior off-road driving, Ram knows best. The 2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon is a brilliant and powerful pickup truck that has been devoted solely to off-road enthusiasts. The off-road capability of this truck to take on the harshest of terrains is just supreme. This new truck has also been categorized to be Ram’s most powerful and capable trucks. It has been said that the design of this truck has been borrowed from Ram 1500 Rebel which is equally great.
The power train of this 2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon has been carefully designed to deliver maximum power to its wheels while smoothly adjusting the suspension system that has been specially designed to enhance off-road driving. Customers and fans are just going to love what this truck has in an offer.
2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon – Particulars of the Drivetrain
The heart that pumps out life and strength in this truck is a 6.4 liter Hemi V8 engine. This engine is said to be the largest and most powerful engines in the Heavy Duty pickup truck segment. This engine produces an awesome output of 410 hp at 5,600 RPM and a torque of 429 pound-feet at a speed of 4,000 RPM.
A six-speed heavy duty 66RFE automatic transmission system has been used to deliver maximum power. This transmission system has a manual control over gear selection. And another 44-47 Borg-Warner Two-speed transfer case with manual control has been used.
The axles in the front as well as in the rear are solid, and the front axle measures 9.25 inches while the rear axle measures 11.5 inches. To lower the fuel consumption, cylinder deactivation and variable valve timing has been used in this engine.
Off Road Tech of 2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon
The axles, differentials, and powertrains of this truck have been made very flexible which matches with the suspension system that goes crazy. This 2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon has been designed to literally go anywhere and to start with it, 33-inch Goodyear tires for all terrain has been used.
The differentials in the rear and front can be electronically locked. The front sway bar can be electronically disconnected. The capacity winch used in this truck is 12,000 pounds and what’s amazing is that comes as a standard feature.
A coil spring suspension with five links has been used along with Bilstein shock absorbers. The suspension lift has been kept 3 inches which give a higher ground clearance of 14.3 inches. The range of movement of the axles have been maximized as a special mount is present between the front control arm and the axles, this system can also be called as Ram’s Articulink design. The driver has the authority and control to increase the traction of this truck by engaging the rear or both rear and front locking differentials by a rotary dial which has been presented on the dashboard.
2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon – Exterior and Interior Specs
The brawny nature of this 2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon has been perfectly presented by the design of its exterior body. The most distinctive feature would be its powerful grille, this new grille is robust and big. A large satin chrome Ram badge has been placed in the middle of this grille. This large grille covers most of the portion of the front fascia.
New aggressive blacked out headlights have been featured in this 2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon the fog lights are now more powerful. New graphics have been incorporated in this truck. The five spokes chrome wheel has been replaced by new black spokes. Another Ram logo and 4×4 emblem are placed on each side of the body.
A camera is provided in the center high mounted spotlight to monitor the rear cargo. The fifth wheel trailer can also be hooked up from the infotainment screen. Bi-functional projector headlights have also been included which using LED lighting.
The tread pattern of Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tires has been featured in the seats. Power wagon logos have also been featured in the seats. The rear seats can hold 3passengers, and a total of 6 adults can board this truck. All the controls to the off-road drive selectivity have been featured in the instrument cluster and the dash.
2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon – Price and Release Date
It has been suspected that even if there is a rise in the price of this truck, it is going to be minimum. The starting price of Tradesman trim is $46,560 and the starting price of Laramie trim is $57,580. This 2017 Dodge RAM Power Wagon is to be released in the spring of 2016.