Ram 1500 to Get Diesel Engine

The Ram 1500 is a trusty workhorse and you really couldn’t argue with the fact that a diesel engine hidden under its hood would bering a bouquet of assets to the car. We know, we’ve recently received the 2013 version, with an eight-speed automatic gearbox and a start-stop system, so we won’t get another technical change too soon. However, according to Allpar, the Ram 1500 will eventually receive an oil burner.
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The aforementioned source claims that Chrysler has already put together a few one-off diesel Ram 1500 test mules that use the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s 3.0-liter VM Motori V6 unit and that the company wants to bring this option to the market.

According to PickupTrucks, the unit could be tweaked to deliver over 400 lb-ft (541 Nm) of torque, which would offer the Ram 1500 a towing capacity of over 10,000 lbs (4,500 kg), a key selling argument in this class.


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