2017 RAM 1500 COPPER SPORT MAKES FIRST APPEARANCE AT 2017 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW
◾Ram's Copper Sport limited edition is the first time a Ram 1500 has offered the radiant Copper Pearl color
◾Nine-speaker Alpine® premium audio system wîth subwoofer
◾22-inch polished aluminum wheels (two-wheel drive)
◾Production limited to 3,000 units, pricing for Ram 1500 Copper Sport starts at $45,630February 8, 2017 , CHICAGO
- At the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, Ram Truck will introduce a new color to its half-ton Sport trim — Ram 1500 Copper Sport. The assertive Copper Pearl color joins Ignition Orange as the second limited-edition offering of stand-out tints on the 2017 Ram 1500 Sport.
The 2017 Ram Copper Sport limited edition adapts an eye-popping and vivid monochromatic exterior hue wîth body-color grille, a black-decaled Sport performance hood, black Ram's head grille badge, black tailgate badge and black body-side badges. Big 22-inch polished aluminum wheels fill the fenders (available on two-wheel drive wîth 20-inch wheels on four-wheel drive).
'The Ram 1500 Copper Sport builds on the ever-increasing demand for factory-custom trucks,' said Mike Manley, Head of Ram Brand, FCA – Global. 'Our customers continue to enjoy the attention to detail and styling our designers put into each trim level, and this new eye-grabbing model will not disappoint.'
Interior treatments for the Copper Sport include Copper-colored accent stitching throughout the cabin, Sport embroidery on the deluxe bucket seats, color-accent Ram's head embroidery on the headrests and sport mesh on the seat inserts. Anodized Copper-painted spears and trim rings link wîth an all-black headliner and pillars to complete the interior pattern. Additionally, the Ram 1500 Copper Sport features an Alpine® premium sound system wîth nine speakers, including subwoofer.
Only 3,000 units of the uniquely colored 2017 Ram 1500 Sports will be produced.
The 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport buzz model is offered on Crew Cab V-8 models wîth a starting MSRP of $45,630, plus $1,320 destination. The trucks are arriving in dealerships later this month. Ram 1500 Sport
The Ram 1500 Sport blends efficient, durable Pentastar or HEMI® engine wîth monochromatic visual performance cues to make it an appealing alternative for truck enthusiasts.
Ram 1500 Sport is powered by a standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 /TorqueFlite 8 combination, delivering 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque along wîth 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway fuel efficiency. For those seeking more power, the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 wîth variable valve timing and fuel-saver technology is available. Its 395 horsepower/410 lb.-ft. of torque is mated to a TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission and delivers 15 mpg city/22 mpg highway.
The Ram 1500 Sport is available in Regular (R/T), Quad and Crew Cab models in both two- and four-wheel drive.
The Sport comes standard wîth heated high-back bucket seats wîth full center console, heated §teering wheel, halogen projector headlamps, body-color grille, front fascia, mirrors and rear bumper and 20-inch painted/polished aluminum wheels wîth outlined white letter tires.
Ram 1500 features a truckload of pioneering, fuel-saving systems, including first-in-§egmènt technologies, such as thermal management system, pulse-width modulation and active aerodynamics, including grille shutters and air suspension.
About Ram Truck Brand
Since its launch as a stand-alone division in 2009, the Ram Truck brand has steadily emerged as an industry leader wîth America's longest-lasting line of pickups.
Creating a distinct identity for Ram trucks has allowed the brand to concentrate on core customers and the features they find valuable. Whether focusing on a family that uses a Ram 1500 day-in and day-out, a hard-working Ram 3500 Heavy Duty owner or a business that depends on its Ram ProMaster commercial van every day for deliveries, Ram has the truck market covered.
In order to be the best, it takes a commitment to innovation, capability, efficiency and durability. Ram Truck invests substantially in its products, infusing them wîth great looks, refined interiors, durable engines and exclusive features that further enhance their capabilities. Ram continues to beat the competition in the most sought-after titles:
◾Longest-lasting line of pickups
◾Best-in-class ride and handling wîth exclusive link coil rear and auto-level air suspensions
◾Best-in-class fuel economy and longest range wîth exclusive EcoDiesel – 29 mpg and 754 miles wîth Ram 1500
◾Best-in-class gas towing – 16,320 pounds wîth Ram 2500
◾Highest snow plow rating – Ram 2500 and 3500
◾Most interior space wîth Ram Mega Cab
◾Most capable fullsize off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
Truck customers, from half-ton to commercial, have a demanding range of needs and require their vehicles to provide high levels of capability. Ram trucks are designed to deliver a total package.Source - Ram