The latest 2017 Ram Power Wagon takes the Ram line to a higher level.
The 2017 Ram Power Wagon was revealed at the Chicago Auto Show. The Ram Power Wagon is a model line that dates back to 1946. It symbolizes tough, rugged, heavy-duty design for the Ram series.
"Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand and Ram Brand FCA said, “The Ram Power Wagon is an off-road, all-access pass, removing the limitations, instilling confidence and allowing owners to reach areas of recreation and lifestyle not attainable with any other pickup. The 2017 Ram Power Wagon delivers to those who travel into extreme terrain, while providing the towing and payload capability required in a heavy-duty truck.”"
Truer words have never been spoken. The Power Wagon comes with a 6.4 liter HEMI V8, capable of 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque. That allows it to pull just over 10,000 lbs. for towing purposes.
What distinguishes the Power Wagon from other Ram trucks is the off-road capability. The front suspension includes an “Articulink” system along with a sway-bar disconnecting system. This allows for greater range of motion for the struts and axles to tackle the largest of obstacles ahead. The rear suspension includes a five-link set up, similar to most performance sedans. This allows for better ride control and sure-footedness on the road.
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Not only can the suspension handle great obstacles, but the power train helps push through it with front and rear electronic-locking differentials. If things get a little too hairy, a winch, located behind the front bumper, is capable of 12,000 lbs. of pulling power as well.
The latest Power Wagon comes with the power, suspension, and powertrain to handle off-road obstacles with great capability. Not bad for a package that comes straight from the manufacturer, bone stock.