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2013 Ram 1500

2013 Ram 1500

  • Best-in-class fuel economy 18 city 25 highway:
    • New 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine (Ward’s 10 Best Engines) features 42 percent more horsepower, 13 percent more torque and at least 20 percent better fuel economy when compared to the previous 3.7-liter V-6 powertrain
    • 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 with Fuel Saver Technology and variable-valve timing (VVT) provides 395 horsepower, 407 lb.-ft. of torque and best-in-class fuel economy for V-8 trucks, beating competitive turbo V-6 engines
  • Class-exclusive eight-speed automatic transmission (TorqueFlite 8) standard equipment with 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, doubles the amount of gears compared to previously available four-speed automatic transmission to greatly improve fuel economy and contribute to best-in-class standard V-6 towing
  • New eight-speed also available with the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8– the Company’s first application with a V-8 (TorqueFlite 8 late availability)
  • New TorqueFlite 8 operated by an innovative dash-mounted, rotary e-shift design
  • First-in-segment Fuel Saver Technology: eight-speed automatic transmission, stop-start, thermal management system, pulse-width modulation and active aerodynamics, including grille shutters and air suspension
  • 2013 Ram 1500 Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices average just over 1 percent higher than 2012 prices
  • Ram 1500 continues to be the best-value fullsize pickup in America with starting price of $23,585, including $995 destination charge
  • Class-exclusive air suspension enhances fuel economy, improves ride control and off-road capability along with improved entry/exit and loading, and features automatic load leveling
  • New exterior design cues including all-new grille/fascia, improved quad projection headlamps and LED front turn signals and taillamps
  • Best-in-class aerodynamics, coefficient of drag (Cd) at 0.360
  • New, upgraded interior features include: standard and premium multiview display, passive entry, Keyless Enter ’n Go, steering wheel and controls, wood accents, updated door panels, instrument panel, interior colors and premium materials
  • All-new, next-generation Uconnect Access debuts on the 2013 Ram 1500 with Wi-Fi hotspot capability
  • Uconnect Access combines a new lineup of smart media centers with a powerful new wireless platform
  • With Uconnect Access, Ram 1500 owners will have alternative ways to access new connected services and applications via the vehicle’s 8.4-inch touchscreen display or the web
  • Next generation Uconnect system is designed to be forward-thinking, providing the freedom to upgrade to the latest features and services
  • Voice-recognition technology, steering wheel controls, touchscreen displays and traditional controls provide Ram 1500 customers with a variety of ways to interact with their mobile phones, music, navigation system and applications
  • Ram 1500 now available with a premium, customizable, full-color 7-inch multiview display
  • Addition of Powernet vehicle architecture system allows new content with improved data speeds
  • Chrysler Group offers Ram 1500 customers expanded SiriusXM Radio channel lineup, with exclusive programming including new SiriusXM Latino channels, an automotive industry first
  • Sprint selected as the strategic partner to bring wireless connectivity and service delivery to the vehicle
  • New remote central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate combined with door locks
  • New rain sensing wipers, SmartBeam headlamps, power folding mirrors and power sliding rear window with defrost
  • Best-in-class powertrain warranty – 5 years/100,000 miles

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s stories include: the debut of the Fiat 500T at the Concorso Italiano in Monterey, California; Kelly Blue Book’s KBB.COM names 2012 Ram 1500 #1 Tailgating Car in its annual top ten list; Ram 1500 and Dodge Dart make Total Car Score’s top ten picks; the Chrysler 300 sedan outranks domestic competitors, coming in just under thyundai in Consumer Reports latest testing of large sedans; more than one million people turn out for the Woodward Dream Cruise and some 250 LX owners get together for fun, food and conversation during a pre-cruise night celebration at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum.

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Brandl Media Minute

Brandl Media Minute

Today we bring you another edition of the Brandl Media Minute. This week we’re working with a 2013 Dodge Dart Ralleye.  LT gives you the rundown on some of the great features that accompany the Ralleye trim.

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s stories include: the Chrysler brand forging a partnership to capture the hearts and minds of mothers everywhere; Ram goes “retro” in a series of new print advertisements; and it’s time for the annual Woodward Dream Cruise in suburban Detroit, arguably the largest one-day automotive event in the world.

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2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition

2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition

  • SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition is inspired by previous-generation Viper Coupe reveals in 1996 and 2006
  • Historically significant exterior paint scheme features classic GTS Blue with exclusive, dual full-length Bright White stripes and ‘Stryker’ hood badge with exclusive blue background
  • Exclusive interior content includes serialized dash plaque that aligns the build-sequence number to the vehicle identification number and special ‘Stryker’ badge on steering wheel
  • Production will be limited during first run of 2013 SRT Viper GTS models at Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit
  • SRT brand’s flagship performance machine returns later this year with two new models – SRT Viper and SRT Viper GTS – both powered by all-aluminum, mid-front, 8.4-liter V-10 engine delivering 640 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque

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Jeep Brand Media Program, Colorado 2012

Jeep Brand Media Program, Colorado 2012

Through the month of July, Jeep® Experience – Colorado 2012 allowed journalists from nearly twenty-five countries, including U.S., Canada and Mexico, to experience the trails of one of the most popular Jeep Jamborees programs in the U.S.

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2012 Dodge Durango Crew

2012 Dodge Durango Crew

August 10, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Chrysler Group will recall 1,661 model-year 2013 Dodge Durango SUVs to replace occupant-restraint control modules.

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The Ram Truck brand captures the beauty of Texas in retro-inspired print ads placed in the 2012-2013 Texas Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Annual Hunting and Fishing Regulations guide

The Ram Truck brand captures the beauty of Texas in retro-inspired print ads placed in the 2012-2013 Texas Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Annual Hunting and Fishing Regulations guide

  • Ram Trucks return as ‘Official Automotive Sponsor’ of guide
  • Illustrative images reminiscent of nostalgic national park posters

August 14, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Illustrative posters created in the 1930s and ’40s to stir the public’s imagination for travel and adventure are the inspiration for a new series of print advertisements for 2013 Ram pickup trucks.

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2012 Chrysler Town and Country Adapted for Mobility

2012 Chrysler Town and Country Adapted for Mobility

Digital-to-drive campaign showcases cross-platform innovation and highlights the power of Mom in the vehicle purchase process

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Ralph Gilles, President and CEO SRT Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC, discusses the decision to withdraw from NASCAR for the 2013 season.

Ralph Gilles, President and CEO SRT Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC, discusses the decision to withdraw from NASCAR for the 2013 season.

August 7, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – SRT Motorsports announced today that Dodge will withdraw from NASCAR competition at the conclusion of the 2012 season.

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