This issue of the RAM 1500 hides one of the biggest novelties that will bring the model.
Our photographers have been able to find one of the biggest surprises that prepares the Group FCA for the Ram 1500, a new 4-cylinder engine. By the time the brand has not revealed a detail some of this new version, which for the moment continues his evidence.
This could be the novelty mechanics of the model from taking the name RAM in 1981, replacing the Dodge D Series. In these 36 years, the option of mechanical smaller size available has been of six-cylinder and 3.6-liter, the biggest of the same V10 that I could find in the Dodge Viper with 8.3 liter and 517 HP (510 hp).
The origin of this new block four-cylinder is a mystery, but it could belong to the new range Hurricane of mechanics that will be present in several future products of the group FCA, such as the Jeep Wrangler 2018.
Its origin and specifications is still a mystery.
Some sources suggest that this block could reach the market with supercharger, direct-injection and EGR valve refrigerated. Your performance would be around 300 horses.
The current range RAM, the fourth-generation model, is on the market since 2009 and is expected to 2018 is the last year of production. In the next generation we will be able to find a new hybrid variant with a power system of 48 volts, so the block that appears in the images could be the candidate for this version.
the presentation of The new generation will not be at least until the next
year, probably at the Detroit motor show, with a launch of
marketing during that same year.