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RAM Heavy Duty: A turbo diesel engine 800 lb-ft of torque

Chrysler Canada improves the Ram Heavy Duty, giving the truck a couple and a towing force unparalleled

• The Cummins Turbo Diesel now develops a torque of 800 lb-ft

• Its ability to tow up to 10,297 kg (22,700 lb) is unmatched in its category

• The gross vehicle weight combined was increased, amounting to 13,608 kg (30,000 lb)

• The reliability and legendary durability of the Cummins engine is backed by a warranty of 5 years/160, 000 km diesel engine

• Trucks equipped Ram Cummins dowries are a brake on diesel exhaust from the first category

• The Ram is the only heavy-duty diesel truck that does not require diesel exhaust fluid

Ram today announced a series of improvements to its Heavy Duty truck models that propel the top of their category in terms of towing power.

The 3500 Ram Heavy Duty, the weight rises has a ton, is illustrated in its category with its new ability to tow up to 10,297 kg (22,700 lb). Her Cummins turbo diesel engine 6.7 liter has also gaining performance now developping a torque of 800 lb-ft. Finally, the truck has been endowed with a set of components that contribute to increase its gross vehicle weight rating combines a level uneven or 13,608 kg (30,000 lb).

"We know very well the owners of our Ram Heavy Duty. So we know what they are looking primarily in a truck is a towing power and performance of the first category, "stated Ed Broadbear, Vice President, Marketing, Chrysler Canada Inc." The superior performance truck - which, as we announced today, now develops a torque of 800 lb-ft - combined with the excellent reputation of our Cummins engine MEET assuredly the high expectations of our customers. "

Exceptional power generated by a torque of 800 lb-ft

Grace has a new management module powertrain calibration whose performance was reviewed, the Cummins Turbo Diesel high performance 6.7 liter six-cylinder Ram reaches its peak power is 1600 rev / min. In addition, the engine output is higher than that of the previous model, the range of 1200 to 2800 rev / min. Although the peak power of the truck did not change (350 horses 3000 rev / min), the new engine calibration can produce more than 40 additional horsepower has average speed on the road.

The Cummins Ram, particularly powerful and efficient, features a new torque converter and improves. The new converter facilitates engine / transmission integration Ram, thus contributing to improve its ability to tow on slopes and optimize the performance of the engine.

In addition to a new management module powertrain and a new torque converter, the Ram Heavy Duty powered by a Cummins engine developping 800 lb-ft are equipped with a new crankshaft damper which helps reduce the noise and engine vibration.

The tailgate Ram trucks equipped with a Cummins engine improves torque of 800 lb-ft will be adorned with a special badge "High Output Cummins".

A towing force unmatched

When the entire team of "Max Tow" which optimizes the towing power, the Ram 3500 Heavy Duty has a maximum towing capacity 10,297 kg (22,700 lb), the highest in its category.

Since the launch of new models Ram Heavy Duty 2500 and 3500 of the year 2010, these trucks are distinguished by their exceptional towing power. They are also equipped with a host of features that make towing, including the exhaust brake on the most powerful segment of vehicles (models equipped with a diesel engine). The exhaust brake, which is offered series, helps mitigate the loss of brake effectiveness and prolong their life span. It also imparts confidence and security to the driver when it is towing a heavy load on a downward slope.

In addition, all heavy-duty trucks, the Ram which is equipped with the broadest brakes: 360 mm x 39 mm (14.17 x 1.54 in.) at the front and 358 mm x 34 mm ( 14.09 in. x 1.34 in.) at the rear. It is also provided with an integrated anti-lock braking system which prolongs the service life of the brakes and increases stability when braking.

The ability to tow the Ram 3500 Heavy Duty responds to 100% in the testing standards of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) for model year 2013.

Combined gross vehicle weight rating of 30,000 lb

The gross vehicle weight rating combines Ram 3500 Heavy Duty trucks equipped with dual rear wheels and set "Max Tow" has reached present an uneven level, ie 13,608 kg (30,000 lb) compared to 11 113 kg (24,500 lb) for the previous model.

For a maximum towing capacity, the Chrysler Group Powertrain engineers have endowed the Ram 3500 an axle dual rear wheels improves, that is to say with a gear ratio of 4.10, a new rear axle pinion, new helical gears, bearings improvement and a differential cover has aluminum fins to dissipate heat.

Among the improvements to the Ram 3500 as part of the whole "Max Tow" is also a new transmission cooler. This cooler, which acts on the oil and the coolant and which is integrated to the engine, serves to moderate the temperature of operation of the truck when it is towing a trailer. All Ram Heavy Duty 2500 and 3500 are also equipped with power steering oil coolers to facilitate the transport of heavy loads.

The Cummins Turbo Diesel: unique Ram

If you are looking for the word "bulletproof" in the dictionary, you would find a picture of the Cummins Turbo Diesel. Formed with its inline six-cylinder as well as the block and head cast iron architecture, this engine renders valuable services to its users, and has been for decades. It operates agricultural equipment until construction equipment, through the heavy trucks.

The Ram Heavy Duty powered by a Cummins diesel engine are references in matters of power, durability, reliability and fuel economy since 1989, the first year or was the Ram crew of this type of engine. This partnership in the field of truck diesel engine, which extends over more than two decades and is characterized by a tradition of durability and hard work, is quite unique on the market.

Trucks Ram Cummins Turbo Diesel is the only heavy-duty trucks meet the 2010 standards of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) governing the emissions: their motor system and secondary treatment were put to the test by more than 250 000 truck drivers since 2007 have been without their necessary to resort to diesel exhaust fluid.

Cummins turbo diesel engine is offered in series with the Ram 3500 Heavy Duty, the weight rises has a ton.

The improvement of the power couple, who is now 800 lb.-ft. also applies to Ram 2500 Heavy Duty trucks equipped with a turbocharged 6.7-liter Cummins diesel option acquires an automatic transmission ( HEMI 5.7-liter engine offered serie).

The Ram Heavy Duty 2500 and 3500 equipped with a powerful engine and Cummins dotes of all "Max Tow" which brings their combined gross vehicle weight rating is 30,000 pounds, will be on sale in the second quarter of 2011.

Ram trucks

Ram trucks, destined to those who work hard and know how to party, are the range of the boldest trucks, most powerful and most efficient in the world.

The Ram 1500, launched in 2008, changing the game in its segment vehicles, distinguishing itself from its competitors by its strength and clever design combined with a bold exterior, a passenger heal well and think, peerless engineering, innovation as well as exceptional features and amenities of the first category.

The Ram Heavy Duty 2500 and 3500 model year of 2010 were then joined at the Award-Winning line of Ram trucks. The heavy-duty Ram truck brand offer consumers innovations and features never seen and redefine standards has power, has the performance and maneuverability, taking advantage of the status of leader occupies the Ram brand in the segment heavy-duty trucks.

The Ram brand further strengthens its presence in the field of commercial vehicles with a new series of commercial trucks 2011 new Ram Chassis Cab 3500, 4500 and 5500 The new Ram Chassis Cab 2011, equipped with a brand new car. two are built on a frame and a frame-based and designed to provide the best service time, the best performance and an improved business capacity.

Ram truck sales have increased 74% in Canada in 2010, thereby establishing a record in terms of annual sales. The Ram, the very fact, finished the year in the fourth row of the best selling vehicles in Canada.

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