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All-new 2021 RAM 1500 TRX:Quickest, fastest and most powerful mass-produced truck in the world

TAS News Service
September 02, 2020 12:43 pm

MUSCAT : The all-new 2021 RAM 1500 TRX is the apex predator of the truck world, and cements RAM Truck as North America’s off-road truck leader. RAM TRX expands the light-duty lineup and sets new benchmarks for power and performance among half-ton pickup trucks with the 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-8 engine. In the Sultanate, Dhofar Automotive is receiving RAM 1500 TRX purchase orders, available only upon pre-order requests. The new vehicles will be delivered to customers as soon as it arrives during the first quarter of 2021.

“The all-new 2021 RAM TRX sets the benchmark for extreme performance pickup trucks and solidifies RAM Truck as the off-road truck leader,” said Biju Luckose, Marketing Manager at Dhofar Automotive. “RAM has a strong history of high-performance trucks and TRX adds to that while further expanding the light-duty lineup with the segment’s best combination of performance, capability, luxury and technology. The TRX is now available for custom orders and is expected to be available in Q1 2021.”

Rated at 702 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque, the 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-8 engine powers the RAM TRX to a top speed of 118 mph. Combined with a high-torque-capacity TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, the RAM TRX delivers a new level of performance: 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 4.5 seconds and the quarter-mile in 12.9 seconds at 108 mph.

A proven and reliable high-performance engine, the 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-8 engine delivers top output for extended driving sessions without degradation in performance.

The 2021 RAM TRX benefits from up to 32 inches of water fording, up to 8,100 pounds towing and a maximum payload capacity of 1,310 pounds.

The all-new 2021 RAM TRX features an aggressive stance and an impossibly wide, muscular body wrapped over the top of it. Like a mixed martial arts fighter in a tailored tuxedo, the RAM TRX makes an impactful visual statement with an acute “hour-glass” body design that features composite flares and fender wells that have been stretched to cover aggressive 35-inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory 325/65/R18 All-Terrain tires.

The 2021 RAM TRX combines all-new features, technology and authentic premium materials with extreme performance, class-leading quality, comfort and durability. The interior design team chose premium textures, colors and material, including available hand-wrapped leather instrument panels for unexpected luxury throughout.

2021 Ram 1500 TRX driver’s side profile overhead

The all-new 2021 RAM TRX features three interior options, including premium cloth and vinyl, premium-wrapped leather and suede or premium-wrapped leather and suede with available red and carbon fiber accents.

The new 2021 RAM TRX is designed for class-leading, uncompromising performance in the harshest environments. Stratospheric power and performance numbers were achieved in part through a new, innovative dual-path air induction system that ensures the 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-8 engine receives a steady supply of clean, cool air regardless of inbound dirt and debris.

Off-road, the 2021 RAM TRX will race to 100 mph with ease and the segment’s largest brakes bring it to a composed halt. RAM TRX relies on a four-wheel disc brake system and a hydraulic compensation unit to enhance brake pedal feel and performance during emergency maneuvers.

Designed to be the most technologically advanced pickup ever, the new 2021 RAM TRX is loaded with an array of innovative and features combined with the award-winning fourth-generation Uconnect system that offers convenience and connected services, keeping RAM truck customers engaged and informed all while keeping their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road or desert path ahead.

Safety and security were primary drivers in the development of the new 2021 RAM TRX, which offers more than 100 available active and passive safety and security features. Standard features include ParkView rear backup camera with dynamic gridlines, electronic stability control (ESC) with electronic roll mitigation and six standard airbags. Available features include: Blind-spot Monitoring, adaptive cruise control, Ready Alert Braking and Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus.

Mopar will offer more than 100 factory-engineered, quality-tested performance parts and accessories for the all-new 2021 RAM TRX and more than 600 across the entire 2021 RAM Truck brand lineup.

The new 2021 RAM TRX has undergone thousands of miles of testing. Extreme environmental testing occurred at various sites, including in the scorching Arizona heat, the blistering cold of northern Michigan and Minnesota and thousands of feet above sea level in Colorado for weeks at a time. In addition to all laboratory and standardized tests, the new RAM TRX scaled sand dunes, crawled rocks in Moab, Utah and traversed two-lane tracks all over the United States.The 2021 RAM TRX is built at theSterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP) in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

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