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Dodge Ram 1500 Sport 2009

Emerging from a herd of one hundred twenty lengthy horn livestock pushed via way of means of 10 cowboys on horseback down Washington Boulevard in downtown Detroit, the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram made its debut on the 2008 North American International Auto Show.

"Since the sunrise of the 'massive rig' look, Dodge Ram has continually been a game-changer," stated Jim Press, Vice Chairman and President, Chrysler LLC. "And that is our all-new game-changer -- the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram, that's filled with sizeable pickup firsts and best-in-elegance capabilities."In 1994, Dodge brought a innovative Ram withinside the light-responsibility pickup marketplace, with its "massive rig" styling and iconic crosshair grille.

"We placed a truck available in the marketplace that tripled our marketplace share," stated Ralph Gilles, Vice President - Jeep®/Truck Design Studio, Chrysler LLC. "Our layout became polarizing - humans cherished it or hated it. But the folks who cherished it, offered it. They nevertheless do, due to the fact Dodge Ram keeps to face out from the herd of 'me-too' trucks."For the remodel of its all-new, next-era Ram, Dodge pulled out all of the stops."Our mandate became to make a quantum bounce and upload even extra voltage to Ram," stated Scott Kunselman, Vice President - Body-on-Frame Product Team. "Our all-new 2009 Dodge Ram is a game-changer in phrases of capability, convenience, craftsmanship and protection."

In addition to the brand new-era 5.7-liter HEMI which produces 380 hp (283 kW) and 404 lb.-ft. (548 N•m) of torque, the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram gives a 4.7-liter V-eight imparting 310 horsepower (231 kW) and 330 lb.-ft. (447 N•m) of torque, and a three.7-liter V-6 producing 215 horsepower (one hundred sixty kW) and 235 lb.-ft. (319 N•m) of torque; four- and 5-velocity computerized transmissions; part-time and on-call for four-wheel-pressure switch cases; and three.21, three.55, three.ninety two and 4.10 axle ratios.Equipped with the brand new HEMI, the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram R/T ordinary-cab 4x2 version with a brief mattress and 4:10 gears blasts from 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds.

The all-new 2009 Dodge Ram is obtainable in ordinary cab, Quad Cab® and group-length cab, with 3 container lengths: eight-foot (ordinary cab), 6-foot-4-inches (ordinary cab and Quad Cab), and a new-for-2009 container period of 5-foot-7-inches (Ram group 1500). Five trim tiers are to be had, every with a completely unique appearance: ST, SLT, TRX, Sport, and the the most effective Laramie.An stepped forward body layout incorporating high-power metallic helps an all-new, first-in-phase, multi-hyperlink coil spring rear suspension that improves experience and coping with traits with out sacrificing payload (as much as an predicted 1,850 pounds) and towing capability (as much as an predicted 9,a hundred pounds).

The all-new 2009 Dodge Ram Crew 1500 capabilities an to be had first-in-phase RamBox shipment control gadget that gives weatherproof, lockable, illuminated and drainable garage cubicles included into each fender facets for handy get admission to and convenience. Each container holds as much as 4.three cubic ft of whatever - inclusive of 5 cases (one hundred twenty cans) of 12-ounce liquids.

The RamBox gadget consists of a mattress divider/2-foot mattress extender for oversize masses and a rail gadget with sliding, adjustable cleats for infinitely adjustable tie-down capability. The 2009 Dodge Ram's tailgate capabilities a popular help function that reduces the attempt had to improve and near the tailgate.

Another new phase-first innovation for the 2009 Dodge Ram Crew 1500 is a couple of "save withinside the ground" containers with detachable liners that provide even extra flexible garage - massive sufficient for ten 12-ounce liquids and ice.

There are many different handy garage places at some point of the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram together with a massive top glove container, map wallet in door panels and a configurable middle console. All in all, there are almost two times as many garage places (38) withinside the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram than have been withinside the preceding version.

Technically sophisticated, but simple-to-navigate digital and infotainment alternatives consist of MyGIG Multimedia Infotainment System with 30-gigabyte difficult pressure, navigation gadget, and a rear-seat DVD leisure gadget to be had withinside the Quad Cab and group cab. Also to be had is first-in-phase stay SIRIUS Backseat TV™ and phase-first surround-sound audio.

Other top class services consist of first-in-phase heated and ventilated the front seats, to be had heated rear seats, first-for-Dodge heated steerage wheel, one-contact up/down motive force and passenger windows, computerized-on headlamps and twin-sector computerized temperature control - a primary for Dodge Ram.

In addition to the exterior, the all-new indoors of the 2009 Dodge Ram stands proud with a renewed emphasis on craftsmanship expressed in top class indoors appointments together with six-ring instrumentation, redesigned controls, chrome accents, top class seating with stepped forward bolsters and -tone upholstery. An computerized-transmission ground shifter, integrated right into a configurable middle console, is to be had for the primary time in a Dodge Ram. All 2009 Dodge Ram interiors are considerably upgraded with "soft-contact" substances that function industry-first -tone generation and top class healthy and finish. Full-width contrasting sewing is obtainable on soft-contact device panels for Sport and Laramie fashions.

On the exterior, the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram capabilities a redesigned aluminum hood with a massive electricity bulge and a forward-canted grille, offering a "head down, geared up to charge" attitude, at the same time as the front and rear bumpers wrap round every frame side. The rear bumper on HEMI-geared up fashions is radiused over chromed twin exhaust tips - a primary in light-responsibility pickups. Attractive 20-inch wheels are to be had in 3 styles. Sills are pulled right all the way down to cowl body rails for a top class appearance. Badges are 3-dimensional, as opposed to decals, and are designed to face out. The sculpted Ram's-head badge at the tailgate is 250 percentage large than the preceding badge.

On the protection and protection the front, the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram gives extra than 30 energetic and passive protection capabilities, together with popular the front and rear side-curtain air baggage with Enhanced Accident Response System, knee bolsters, seat-belt pre-tensioners, Anti-lock Brake System, BeltAlert® System, and Electronic Stability Control; and to be had adjustable pedals, ParkSense® Rear Park Assist and ParkView® Rear Back-up Camera.

The all-new 2009 Dodge Ram could be constructed in places: Quad Cab and Ram Crew 1500 fashions could be constructed on the Warren (Mich.) Assembly Plant, and ordinary cab and Ram Crew 1500 fashions could be constructed on the St. Louis North Assembly Plan in Fenton, Mo.