Well, if there weren’t already a dozen ways to build a Ram truck, there will be one more. Maybe customizable pickups stand high on Ram check list. What is it about? Well, available from third quarter this year will be new trim level across the Ram lineup. It means that 1500, 2500 and 3500 will get this treatment but only those with Crew Cab and Mega Cab. And the name is 2018 Ram Tungsten Limited Edition.
Well, immediately someone could think that tungsten must be somewhere in the structure in the body. Tungsten is material that has the highest melting point of all metals, and in its purest form, it’s harder than other steels. But that is the truth as platinum could be found in Ford Platinum models. It’s just a name. There is no higher than lead density material in this pickup. It is just a way to show someone that buyer spent few extra dollars. Is it worth it?
2018 Ram Tungsten Limited Edition – What It Brings?
Well, it will sit on top of the lineup, above the Limited trim. Although it’s based on it, there are, of course, differences. On the outside, there is Tungsten’s chrome grille and badging, and body color elements, just to make a statement that it is the top of the line truck. On the inside, there are more changes. The 2018 Ram Tungsten Limited Edition comes with suede headliner and exclusive white and indigo leather. To further complement the luxury level, there is real wood trim.
As for the standard features, the Tungsten Edition is a heavy carryover of Limited trim. It comes with air suspension, heated steering wheel, while the front seats are heated and ventilated. On the center console, there is 8.4-inch infotainment screen with Uconnect infotainment and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Did we mention that 2018 Ram 1500 Sport gets a new face?
2018 Ram Tungsten Limited Edition – Same Engines
This trim is limited to makeup since there are no changes under the hood. The standard engine is the 5.7-liter HEMI with 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. If equipped with 4WD, the buyer can choose the 3.6-liter V6 with 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Both engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Ram Tungsten Limited Edition – Price
The prices of these models are also higher. The Ram 1500 Tungsten Edition is $56.515, while the 3500 will certainly reach $85.000 mark. As we already said, they will be available in the third quarter of 2017.