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2014 Ram Heavy Duty Lineup Gets New V8 Hemi

Ram Trucks has unveiled its 2014 Heavy Duty pickup truck range with an all-new 6.4-liter V8 Hemi engine, which is said to deliver best-in-class power.
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Rated at 410 HP (5,600 rpm) and 429 lb-ft of torque (4,000 rpm), the new unit features VVT with Fuel Saver cylinder deactivation and can be ordered as an option for $1,495 more than a similarly equipped 5.7-liter V8-powered Ram. The new 6.4-liter Hemi is also the first gasoline engine to be fitted in the dual rear wheel 3500 model.

Besides the class-leading power, the 2014 Ram 2500 and 3500 also come with several best-in-class titles for towing, payload and Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR). Among others, Ram brags about the 3500 being able to tow up to 30,000 pounds, haul a payload of up to 7,320 pounds and have a GCWR of 37,600, while the smaller Ram 2500 promises to tow up to 17,940 pounds.

Pricing for the new 2014 Ram Heavy Duty starts at $29,600, plus $1,095 destination fee, while production is scheduled to commence in third quarter at the Saltillo Truck Assembly Plant in Coahuila, Mexico.

For more info on the Ram 2500 and 3500, please refer to the attached press release.

 Download: 2014 Ram Heavy Duty lineup revealed (PDF)

 
 
 
 
 

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