The primary job of a pickup truck is hauling things around i.e. a workhorse. Like, why else would it have truck bed and it is called a TRUCK? But apparently, RAM Trucks have other idea with its 2021 RAM 1500 TRX Truck.

2021 RAM 1500 TRX Truck

The new TRX is not just workhorse with a towing capacity of 35,100 lbs and a payload of 7,680 lbs, but it is supertruck that will put some so-called ‘sports car’ to shame.

Its 6.2L supercharged HEMI V8 engine pumps out 702 horses and turns out 650 lb-ft of torque, and enable it to wipe 0-60 in just 4.5 seconds (yes, it’s a truck) and it makes 0-100 MPH in mere 10.5 seconds.

If that’s not enough, it takes the quarter mile in just 12.9 seconds at 108 mph. Top speed is not mind-blowing though at 118, but hey, it is a truck, is it not? Anyways, the magical numbers are thanks in part to the high-torque-capacity transmission, a TorqueFlite 8HP95 8-speed automatic gearbox.

2021 RAM 1500 TRX Truck Launch Edition
Pictured: 2021 RAM 1500 TRX Truck Launch Edition

The 2021 RAM 1500 TRX Truck’s feature list is long and illustrated, including an innovative dual-path air induction system, full-time active transfer case with upgraded internals, all-new suspension system with active damping, Dana 60 solid rear axle, exclusive to TRX Bilstein shocks, functional hood scoop, and all-new 18-by-9-inch aluminum wheels wrapped in TRX-exclusive Goodyear Wrangler Territory 325/65/R18 all-terrain 35-inch tires – just name a few.

2021 RAM 1500 TRX Truck

It indeed has a glowing spec-sheet and feature list, but we shall leave it to you to decide if the starting price of US$70,095 is worth the money.

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Speaking of which… if you prefer something more, say, exclusive, do look out for the launch edition which has just 702 units planned. We heard that will cost 90+K, though. So look away if you think the base is way too pricey.

2021 RAM 1500 TRX Truck

Images: RAM Trucks.

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