A Look Into The Luxurious Electric Ram 1500 REV
- Written by : Ashton G. Curran
- Date Published : 2023-04-11
- Date Updated : 2023-04-11
- Category / Tag : articles
With two battery size options, the Ram 1500 REV is poised to surpass its competitors, the GMC Hummer EV and the GMC Sierra EV.
Let's take a closer look at the features and specifications of this electric pickup.
Battery Capacity and Range
The Ram 1500 REV comes with two battery size options: a standard battery with a capacity of 168 kWh, offering a range of around 560 kilometers, and a large battery with a capacity of 229 kWh, providing a range of up to 800 kilometers.
This larger battery is more substantial than the GMC Hummer EV's 212 kWh battery, making the Ram 1500 REV a strong competitor in the electric pickup truck market.
Fast charging is crucial for electric vehicles, and the Ram 1500 REV delivers with the ability to charge up to 180 kilometers of mileage in just 10 minutes.
On an 800-volt DC fast charger, the pickup can charge up to 350 kW.
Additionally, the Ram 1500 REV supports Plug & Charge, allowing for even more effortless charging.
The Ram 1500 REV features bidirectional charging with support for V2V, V2H, and V2G.
It comes equipped with several power outlets that can deliver between 3.6 and 7.2 kW, making it possible to power all kinds of tools and other items that drivers may want to connect to their vehicle.
The Ram 1500 REV boasts impressive off-roading capabilities, with the ability to wade through 60 centimeters of deep water.
It also has a towing capacity of 6.3 tonnes and a flatbed that can load up to 1.2 tons.
Power and Performance
The Ram 1500 REV will be four-wheel drive and equipped with engines that deliver a total of 500 kW (654 hp).
This power allows the pickup to go from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds, making it one of the quickest electric pickups on the market.
Platform and Design
The Ram 1500 REV is based on the STLA Frame platform developed by the Stellantis group.
The platform was specifically designed for the group's largest vehicles, with a goal of creating the most aerodynamic pickup possible.
Ram estimates the Cd value of the Ram 1500 REV at 0.340, which is a significant achievement for a vehicle of its size.
The interior of the Ram 1500 REV is designed with luxury and high-quality materials, providing comfortable seating for up to five people.
Ram aims to deliver the next generation of luxury pickups with the 1500 REV.
Availability and Pricing
The Ram 1500 REV is expected to be available for delivery towards the end of 2024 in the United States.
There are currently no details on pricing, but it is expected to be competitive in the electric pickup truck market.