With the 2017 1500 Copper Sport, Ram is concentrating on pickup followers who like their vans to be nearly as good-wanting as they’re sturdy.
Pickup vans are alleged to be sensible work automobiles, however most pickup consumers would in all probability be mendacity in the event that they stated that type wasn’t an enormous a part of their vans’ attraction. Some individuals identical to the look of a pickup.
Ram is enjoying to that crowd with a brand new particular version model of its 1500 half-ton model, which is about to debut this week on the 2017 Chicago Auto Present. The 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport’s identify tells you all it’s essential find out about this truck. It combines the previously available Ram 1500 Sport package deal with a brand new copper exterior shade — Copper Pearl, to be actual.
The brand new hue is splashed everywhere in the truck, because of a monochromatic exterior choice thatpaints main trim items in the identical colour because the physique. The Copper Sport additionally includes a mannequin-particular, blacked-out hood, black exterior badging, and large wheels. Rear-wheel drive fashions get 22-inch wheels, whereas 4-wheel drive fashions get 20-inchers.
The inside is shade coordinated, with copper trim items and accent stitching, in addition to copper-coloured “sport mesh” on the entrance bucket seats. The Ram emblem and the phrase “Sport” are additionally embroidered into the headrests, simply in case you overlook what truck you’re in. Except for the trim parts, the Copper Sport mannequin additionally provides a 9-speaker Alpine audio system with subwoofer.
Whereas Ram presents quite a few configurations of cabs and powertrains on different 1500 fashions, the Copper Sport is simply obtainable as a 4-door crew cab, with the 5.7-liter Hemi V8. This engine produces 395 horsepower and 410 pound-ft of torque, and is mated to an eight-velocity automated transmission.
Ram will solely construct three,000 copies of the 2017 1500 Copper Sport, so will probably be considerably of a uncommon merchandise. Consumers should pay a base worth of $forty six,950 to face out from the gang on this copper-coloured truck. Ram expects the vans to start out arriving at dealerships later this month.