It arrives as no surprise, but for individuals fascinated in ordering the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Start Version, don’t hassle. It’s as well late, by now. Sizzling on the heels of Ram’s announcement of what it considers to be the fastest, quickest, and most effective pickup truck on the market, all 702 orders allotted for the specific Launch Edition were being stuffed in about a few several hours.
The variety of readily available Launch Editions, a paltry 702, celebrates the truck’s 702-hp 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V-8 mated to an eight-speed TorqueFlite 8HP95 automatic transmission—the only engine offering for the TRX. The TRX is 8 inches broader than a regular Ram 1500 and is established up with customized suspension factors that can handle higher-speed desert runs easily.
The Ram 1500 TRX has a base rate of $69,995 devoid of vacation spot expenses, pretty a quality over the Ram 1500 at $32,145 or Ram 1500 Classic at $27,645. The TRX Launch Edition—starting at $92,010 with optioning skyrocketing it above 100,000 smackeroos, not like dealer markups—is visually hanging thanks to its distinctive Anvil Grey or Billet paint, markers that will forever distinguish them as Launch Editions. Its red and brushed-aluminum middle console badge will ceaselessly remind occupants they are driving in just one of 702 vans.
The Launch Edition deal ($12,150) is paired with the TRX Level 2 Gear Team ($7,920). Other increase-ons like the Trailer-Tow Group ($395), Mopar managing boards ($1,195), tow mirrors ($445), mattress-mounted tire provider ($995), RamBar roll bar in the bed ($1,895), Trailer Reverse Steering Handle ($495), and motor-block heater ($95) can elevate the selling price tag to 6 figures, a territory unheard of for customer pickup vans. We are talking about a $100,000 half-ton truck! Major-duty types tricked out with luxurious attributes are only just commencing to nudge into 6-figure territory.
Output of the Start Edition commences in early fourth-quarter 2020 at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Michigan.