Rumors say that 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 will come completely redesigned. As you probably know, Ram is a synonym for a great truck. This model is present since 1981. Until now, there have been four generations of it. Latest version was released in 2009. Compared to main competitors, F-150 and Silverado, this model is now pretty much outdated. These two rivals have recently launched their latest, completely redesigned models, and now it is Dodge’s turn. According to some reports, this will happen next year, when we are expect to see completely new 2017 Dodge Ram 1500.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 specs
As we already mentioned, this model is present since 2009. It is not so old but, compared to competitors which are very fresh, 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 is expected to come completely new. It should come as fifth generation of this legendary truck. New model will come with a lot of changes, but at this moment we still don’t know what exactly fifth-generation model will look like. For now, we can make only some predictions. It all indicate that 2017 Ram 1500 won’t come in so progressive manner. This mainly refers on truck’s platform. New model will use a little bit more conventional materials, compared to F-150 for example.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 redesign
We won’t see those extra light materials, but this model will rely on proven design solution, which will definitely attract plenty of sceptic, conventionally-oriented drivers. Also, 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 is expected to feature completely new look. Outside, we expect to see modern and muscular look, which always characterized this truck. It should be a perfect combination of modern and classic details. Interior will be completely new also. We will see a modern cabin, which will feature excellent styling and also plenty of latest technologies.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 under the hood
At this moment, exact details about engines are still unknown. However, it is for sure that there will be many variants in offer. As base engine, company will probably offer some six-cylinder unit, probably from Pentastar series. Also, some large V8 will come, probably from HEMI. Also, 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 is expected to come in diesel variant and it will most likely be in variant with eight-cylinders. When it is about transmission, new 8-speed automatic is expected to be offered for this truck, at least as optional.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 release date
According to latest reports, 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 will come next year. Exact date of launch is still unknown, but some information is expected to be announced soon.