Ram Truck unveiled a limited edition of its new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty to commemorate the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby.
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Kentucky Derby Edition trucks include features, like 360-degree surround-view camera with trailer-reverse guidance, fifth-wheel/gooseneck prep, active hitch grid lines, air suspension with bed lowering, forward collision warning-plus with trailer braking, bed step and DOT safety kit, to allow customers to tow their cargo with confidence. They also include Ram’s segment-leading Uconnect 12-inch touchscreen radio with Sirius XM 360L and navigation, power-retracting running boards and blind-spot monitoring.
The Kentucky Derby Edition also includes premium full-leather front and rear seats combined with genuine wood and metal trim throughout. Uniquely colored seating features a black and saddle brown hybrid of Limited and Longhorn trims, accented with medium graystone stitching and piping.
The exterior includes an exclusive, premium billet-appearance grille and body-color bumpers. Buyers can choose from seven exterior colors: bright white, pearl white, Delmonico red, diamond black crystal, granite crystal, max steel or patriot blue.
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty breaks through the 1,000-ft-lb barrier with the powerful 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel and offers the highest towing capability in the segment at 35,100 pounds. Ram Kentucky Derby Edition is available on 2500 or 3500 Limited, Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel I-6 or 6.4L Hemi V-8, 4×2 or 4×4, mega cab or crew cab, single rear wheel or dual rear wheel with 6-foot, 4-inch or 8-foot bed lengths. Dual rear wheel models include rear park assist with fender coverage.
Base price is $66,890 plus $1,695 destination charge for Ram 2500 and $68,240 plus $1,695 destination charge for Ram 3500. The Ram Heavy Duty Kentucky Derby Edition is on sale now. Production is limited to 1,000 units.