Mopar showed accessories for the new Ram 1500 pickup truck in Chicago

Mopar showed accessories for the new Ram 1500 pickup truck in Chicago

February 10, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The company Mopar, which is the firm’s tuner for the car concern FCA, presented a range of accessories for the Ram 1500 pickup truck of the new generation at the opened international auto show in Chicago.

At his booth at the exhibition Mopar showed a copy of the version of the car Ram 1500 Big Horn Sport bright red. He demonstrates only a small part of the additional equipment for this model.

The pickup is equipped with a ride height increase kit of 50 millimeters, which also allowed the installation of 35-inch off-road tires and 18-inch alloy wheels with poor locks without damaging the wheel arches. The latter are also equipped with protective mats made of black matte plastic. For the convenience of landing and disembarking passengers are installed black aluminum steps with anti-slip coating.

The cargo compartment of the car is equipped with a set of Ram Rack racks, which can be used for transportation of oversized cargo, for example, canoes or other types of boats. The distance between the columns can be adjusted thanks to the rails.

Also, the showpiece Ram 1500 Big Horn Sport demonstrates the Mopar “Ram Airflow” cold air supply system, which is combined with the hood form, and the exhaust muffler tips.

Recall that the new generation of pickup Ram 1500 2019 model year was presented in January at an international exhibition in Detroit. In comparison with the previous generation, the novelty became 102 kg more easily. The coefficient of aerodynamic resistance of its body has decreased by 9% to 0.357. Motor range, consists of V6 volume of 3.6 liters capacity of 305 hp. and 365 Nm and a 5.7-liter V8 engine with 395 hp. and 555 Nm. Both engines are equipped with 48-volt starter generators with lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 0.43 kWh. Such a soft hybrid installation provides extra power for overclocking. Soon, a three-liter turbodiesel V6 should be added.

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