RAM 1500 Big Horn – Last week I had another RAM 1500 Pick-Up truck, this one with the unusual name of Big Horn.
The RAM 1500 Big Horn is now the entry level for the DT model. It comes with a choice of two cargo tub lengths. One with a 5’7” tub, which I drove, and the other with a 6’3” tub.
Pricing starts around the $120,000 mark plus the usual costs.
Being the new entry model, it has a lot less features than the Laramie Sport I drove a few weeks ago. But it is still surprisingly well equipped, the main difference is a smaller central screen and fabric seats.
It has the same cavernous interior with room for five adults in comfort.
The RAM Big Horn comes with the legendary 5.7-litre V8 HEMI® engine, delivering 291kW OF power and 556Nm of torque through a silky-smooth 8-speed gearbox. The transmission dial is mounted on the front dash to the left of the steering wheel.
The big news is the handy 4.5T towing capacity. This is the work Truck that will prove popular with many buyers.
It comes with push button 4WD select functionality. As with the Laramie Sport, the Big Horn isn’t designed for tight rocky 4WD tracks in standard format. However, it’s awesome on outback trails, and forest roads. I took onto my local beach, and it was effortless.
As an outback touring vehicle towing a big van its hard to beat.
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