About RAM Canada
The Ram Truck brand represents Chrysler’s line of pickup trucks, previously sold under the Dodge nameplate. Since the ‘70s, the Ram name is synonymous with muscle and toughness, as evidenced by the brand’s Ram head logo.
A brand-new Ram was introduced in 2002, touted as “the new mayor of truckville”. The 5.2-litre V8 was replaced by a 4.7-litre unit at launch, and Chrysler’s notorious 5.7-litre HEMI was introduced in 2004 in replacement of the old 5.9-litre V8. A high-performance Ram 1500 SRT-10, equipped with a 510-horsepower, 8.3-litre V10 borrowed from the Dodge Viper, was offered from 2004 to 2006. The Mega Cab version was added in 2006, and a year later, the Cummins turbodiesel engine grew to 6.7 litres, now producing 350 horses and 650 lb-ft.
Meanwhile, the 3rd-generation Dakota was introduced in 2005, again with a choice of V6 and V8 powerplants, and received a facelift for the 2008 model year. The latest generation of the Ram 1500 was launched in 2009, while the heavy-duty 2500, 3500 and chassis-cab models received a 2010 makeover. Read more about RAM >>