World Exclusive (Sort of)! 2013 Ram 1500 R/T Exposed


There has been plenty of speculation about the full lineup of new Ram 1500 set to debut later next month to journalists, but we've never seen one of these in the press kits. 

Officially, it doesn't exist, but unofficially, we saw a new 2013 Ram 1500 R/T sitting off by itself in the executive parking lot during a daylong media event at the Chrysler Proving Grounds just outside Chelsea, Mich. We didn't get to look at it for very long, but with the Mopar hood and 22-inch rims, what we saw of the Regular Cab (with the new, longer RamBox) looked pretty good. 

Based on the rear axle, exhaust size and the actual sound of the truck when a few engineers fired it up to make a smooth getaway, we assumed it had a normal, unmodified Hemi under the hood, and certainly it did not have a larger (say, of the 6.4-liter variety) V-8. 

We expect to hear more about this truck in the near future. 


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