The newly model 2017 Ram Rebel TRX is uniquely hour glass shaped pickup truck with large fender wheels for a smooth ride. As is evident, the Ford is the target. As far as pickup trucks are concerned, the Ford has already made a name there. The Ram however ridiculously outperforms Ford’s Raptor with a supercharged V8 rumored to be borrowed from Hellcat. Car enthusiasts all over the world have been looking forward to this new wheels that Ram presents them with, albeit it being a slightly underpowered Hellcat twin. The 2017 Ram Rebel TRX promises to be the most powerful half-ton pickup vehicle.
2017 Ram Rebel TRX – Coming Back to Life:
The 2017 Ram rebel TRX trim is heavily built with improvements in chassis and tire upgrades. Although the primary frame remains the same, suspension wise, it has been enhanced multiple times. Mated to custom made strong control arms and shock resistant springs, the Ram Rebel manages to hold on 15 inches of suspension.
Greater horses call for the need of larger air vents to cool the beast down. The Ram Rebel makes use of 15 inch back rotors to increase its suspension. Additionally, it gets GT Beadlock wheels to add more traction and control. The RAM logo is imprinted in black and red and it sits comfortably on the carbon grilles built for a lightweight front and larger air vents. Since it’s a supercharger engine, the hood is extended and is bulky to fit in the HEMI engine.
Unlike the Raptor, Ram Rebel has the appearance of a mean machine thanks to the wider side plates and massive front hoods. The Ram includes two spare tires in the bed of the truck just in case.
A potential car buyer will expect to see a very comfortable interior which suits his needs and accommodate for his pillions equally. The 2017 Ram Rebel TRX struggles to maintain an equally comfortable interior. The leather cow seats with delicate red stitching are eye catchy. Since the vehicle is made for rougher terrains, it produces jerks but the driver and the pillion will hardly notice that. Added to the dashboard are an 8.4-inch touchscreen with advanced ride controls and excellent infotainment facilities.
2017 Ram Rebel TRX – Deep Beneath the Bonnet:
If the powerful V6 turbo engines of Raptor claim to be the best, they must have missed out the 6.2 liters V8 buried inside the Ram Rebel TRX bonnet. Even though it derives this V8 from Hellcat, the Ram’s engine produces a still massive 575 HP as opposed to a ridiculous 700+ HP that Hellcat offers. The Raptor stills manage to lose against the Rebel in this respect as it struggles to produce 100 HP lesser. Coupled to that V8, is an eight-speed auto transmission and the vehicle can propel with ease at more than 120 mph even on a rough off-road terrain.
The powered by an AWD High-Performance Controller, the 2017 Ram Rebel TRX is built to suffer through five terrain modes with a smile. The Ram allows for Normal/Wet/Off-Road and Baja models. Potential buyers looking for a stronger pickup truck can opt for this most reliable vehicle ever built with 4*4 performance modes and extra sturdy tires for that extra grip.
2017 Ram Rebel TRX – Pricing and Release Date:
The 2017 Ram Rebel TRX presents a larger and more powerful engine as compared to the Raptor’s EcoBoost even though it’s a 10-speed transmission. Although the exact torque figures for the Ram Rebel are missing, the Ram outperforms the Raptor with its differently placed slightly different Hellcat engine. Towing capability in rebel TRX is superb and Raptor loses against its competitor in approach and departure angles. Long story cut short; Rebel’s a winner in almost every aspect. Launched in 2017, the Ram Rebel TRX is priced at around $30,000 for the base model and higher for more improved trims.
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There’s no way this thing starts under $27k