Toronto, Ontario: Ram Truck unveiled the new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty with a long list of upgrades, the new Cummins 6.7-litre High Output Turbo Diesel delivers up to 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1,800 rpm and 400 horsepower @ 2,800 rpm. The second variant of the Cummins Turbo Diesel also gets a performance boost with 370 horsepower @ 2,800 rpm and 850 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1,700 rpm.
The standard engine in the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty is upgraded to the proven and potent 6.4-litre HEMI V-8, delivering class-leading 410 gas horsepower @ 5,600 rpm and 429 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4,000 rpm to handle the payload and towing requirements of the heavy-duty truck user.
Ram 3500 Heavy Duty models equipped with the 1,000 lb.-ft. high output Cummins 6.7-litre Turbo Diesel are paired with the Aisin AS69RC electronically controlled six-speed automatic. This transmission is engineered to handle the colossal torque of the Turbo
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty with V-8 engine also uses an innovative rotary e-shift dial mounted on instrument panel’s center stack – freeing up space traditionally occupied by a console- or column-mounted shift lever.
A class-exclusive Active-Level rear air suspension is available on both the Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 and includes a new Bed-lowering Mode to make the heaviest trailer hook-ups a breeze.
The 2019 Ram Power Wagon is the most capable production off-road truck in the industry. The Power Wagon features a unique suspension, factory suspension lift, locking front and rear differentials, disconnecting sway bar and a 5,443 kg (12,000 lb) winch. New to the Power Wagon is a 360-degree camera, which includes forward-view camera gridlines to help navigate obstacles. An all-new and integrated front-mounted WARN Zeon-12 winch features a unique fairlead and fairlead retainer with a new synthetic line that cannot kink, does not fray and is more manoeuverable. The new line also cuts weight by 13 kg (28 lb).
For 2019, all-new features, technology and premium materials help the redesigned Ram Heavy Duty continue its interior leadership with quality, technology and luxury. Each trim level is uniquely characterized to reflect individual identity.
With six different new grille styles, a new aluminum hood, new front bumper and an all new line of wheels, the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty creates a bold and unique appearance that Heavy Duty customers can call their own.
New for 2019, RamBox features a 115-volt outlet with up to 400 watts of power.