Ram finds the center floor between fuel and electrical vehicles.
Prematurely of the Los Angeles Auto Present, Ram has revealed a refresh of its standard—and extremely worthwhile—1500 pickup, together with an all-new extended-range electrical variant of the truck dubbed Ramcharger.
Obtainable solely in 4-door, crew-cab configuration, the Ram 1500 Ramcharger drivetrain incorporates a 92-kWh battery and a gasoline-powered 3.6-liter V6. When wanted, the range-extending V6 is employed to drives a 130-kW generator. The generator provides energy to the Ramcharger’s electrical motors, offering uninterrupted driving vary of as much as 690 miles. The Ramcharger will journey an estimated 145 miles on battery energy alone, after which the range-extender fuel engine kicks in. Due to the 2-motor setup, all Ramchargers include customary AWD.
The truck’s entrance and rear motors mix for a stout 663 horsepower, sufficient to propel the Ramcharger to 60 mph from a cease in claimed 4.4 seconds. Like most electrical autos, the Ram Ramcharger might be charged utilizing level-2 and level-3 stations, and can settle for charging at up 145 kW utilizing level-3.
The Ramcharger rivals typical gasoline powered pickup vehicles with a 14,000-pound towing capability and 2625-pound payload score. Although the Ramcharger trim-level lineup isn’t but finalized, we do know the truck will probably be provided in Ram’s all-new, topline Tungsten trim.
Ramcharger is constructed on the brand new Stellantis STLA Body electric-truck structure, much like that discovered beneath RAM’s coming RAM 1500 REV electrical pickup.
The Ramcharger identify has deep roots. Dodge marketed a big 2-door SUV referred to as Ramcharger between 1974 and 2001. That Ramcharger was comparable in idea to the modern Chevrolet Blazer and Ford Bronco.
The 2025 Ram Ramcharger is about to go in sale in direction of the tip of 2025. Pricing and trim-level info will probably be introduced nearer to the on-sale date.
Ram needs the Ramcharger to play the position of stepping stone between conventional gas-powered vehicles and absolutely electrical examples. We see the potential, however at this level reserve enthusiastic approval till pricing is introduced. Kudos to Ram for bringing all this tech collectively, nevertheless.
2025 Ram 1500 Ramcharger Gallery
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