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RAM 1500 Revolution BEV Concept Truck Exterior Driver Side Front Profile

RAM 1500 Revolution BEV Concept Truck Specs & Features

The Consumer Electronic Show isn’t an auto show. It’s a massive annual event for companies across a ton of industries to gather and showcase their latest products and upcoming innovations within the field of consumer electronics. These days, your vehicle is as much a consumer electronic as it is anything else, so plenty of automakers show up to the event each year – especially if they have an exciting new battery electric vehicle to show off. That’s what happened this year for RAM Trucks, as they unveiled the RAM 1500 Revolution BEV Concept Truck. Let’s check out some of the highlighted specs & features found in the concept vehicle.

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2023 RAM 1500 parked in front of a house

5 Reasons to Buy an Electric Vehicle

What are the Perks of Purchasing an Electric Vehicle?  

EVs (electric vehicles) are more visible on the road every year. Credit goes to its various advantages, such as low maintenance cost, environmentally friendly nature, modern technology features, and more. Another factor that aids this increase in EV demand is rising fuel costs. If you are planning to buy a new EV, be sure to read about its advantages first. In this blog by Briggs Dodge in Topeka, KS read about the benefits of owning an EV.  

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EV Ram 1500 Coming in 2024

Fully Electric Ram Coming in 2024

Rumors have been circulating that Ram has an electric pickup in the works, and these rumors have finally been addressed. Ram CEO Mike Koval confirmed that they do indeed have a fully electric truck being developed and that it will likely be released in 2024. Koval didn’t have very much information to give us, but he did say that the Ram 1500 EV will “offer more range, power, productivity, and convenience”, and that it will “surpass our competitors.” Let’s break down all the information we have so far regarding Ram’s new fully electric 1500 pickup.

The announcement came during the 2021 Stellantis EV Day presentation, an event created to keep investors and customers up to date on the future and electrification of each of the 14 brands under Stellantis. Ram hasn’t released much information on the 2024 Ram 1500 EV, but they did say that it will have a driving range of up to 500 miles. This would be the most of any EV truck so far, and would be very impressive. The 2024 Ram EV will be built on the STLA Frame platform. When utilizing a DC fast charger, the Ram 1500 EV is said to be able to charge at a rate of up to 150 kWh.

As for the design, we expect the Ram 1500 EV to have the rugged and tough look of modern Ram trucks, as well as the sleekness and futuristic type styling you’d expect on an EV. Ralf Gilles, Head of Design at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, discussed how the STLA Frame platform will allow advanced and unique design opportunities, and told us to “stay tuned, as there are some pretty cool looking Ram trucks coming.” We’re very excited for what Ram will have coming in the next few years. 

So far this is all the information we have. As time goes on we will hear more and more about the 2024 Ram 1500 EV, as well as other EV’s that are in the works from Ram and Dodge. We’re excited to see how the EV Ram 1500 will perform, and we’re excited to see how it will compare to the competition. We’ll keep you updated as more information gets released regarding the 2024 Ram 1500 EV.

Dodge's All-Electric Car News for 2024

Dodge Announces All-Electric Muscle Car for 2024

We’ve previously discussed the likelihood of Dodge moving away from the HEMI gas powered engine and transitioning to an electric powered muscle car. This was mostly speculation based on information that was leaked to us and the trends of the automotive industry, but we now have concrete information from Dodge themselves. 

Stellantis, Dodge’s parent company, held a presentation outlining their plans for evolving to an electric powered vehicle producer in the coming years. Dodge is included in this process to make their vehicles fully electric powered, which means the iconic muscle brand will be moving away from the high powered V8’s they are so well known for. This may sound concerning for the people that enjoy the brand’s high powered vehicles, whether it’s the iconic Charger, or the high powered Durango SUV, but there’s no need to worry. These vehicles won’t lose any speed or power, in fact they will be more powerful than ever.

During the Stellantis presentation Dodge teased what will be their first iteration of a fully electric muscle car, which will go on sale in 2024. We are three years away from this being a reality, so details are still scarce. The teaser did show some renderings of the new electric muscle car, although we couldn’t see much. It’s unclear as of now if the new muscle car (which is going by the moniker eMuscle) will be a two-door coupe or four-door sedan. We did see the Fratzog logo, which was used back in the 60’s and 70’s. Dodge said this is a “nod to the future, which will bring about another great automotive era – the era of the electrified muscle car”.

Dodge may also keep the HEMI Charger alive past 2024. It’s unclear if the 2024 eMuscle Charger will be released alongside the typical gas powered Charger we are so familiar with. We’re still many years away from the eMuscle being available, but we are eager to see how this new generation and evolution of the classic muscle car unfolds. Stay tuned for more information, we’ll keep you updated.

2021 Ram 1500 rear exterior view

Is Ram going to make an electric truck?

New Ram EV…Soon? What We Know about the Ram 1500 EV

Here at Briggs Dodge in Topeka, KS, we like to keep on top of things. New 1,012-horse Ram TRX Mammoth model coming out? Of course we know about it! How about the 1,000+ horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul? Only 100 being made, they’re going to go quick! Is there a Ram 1500 EV? Well…it’s a little complicated.

Is Ram going to make an electric Ram 1500 truck? Let’s take a look.

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