As one of the first special releases of the fifth generation, 2019 RAM 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition will soon be released. Based on the Ram 1500 Limited crew cab with a 5’7 “bed. Unfortunately, planned is only 2,000 units. Scheduled for the 144th run of the Kentucky Derby (5th May 2018).
Embedded is chrome mesh grille, bold front and rear body-color bumpers, complete LED lighting (including cargo box). In addition, visible are two hooks in the front bumper and two large round exhaust tubes. It offers six colors of exterior, Indigo/Light Frost or all-black interior paint, and also has a panoramic sunroof. In the cabin there is a genuine wood and metal trim details, heating and ventilation of front and rear leather seats. Also, there it is 12-inch touchscreen infotainment screen (FCA Uconnect infotainment system), as well as dual zone automatic climate control.
Placed at the new DT platform and 20 chrome or 22-inch painted and polished aluminum wheels. Exterior dimensions: length 232.9 inch (5916 mm), width 82.1 inch (2085 mm), height 77.5 or 77.6 inch (1968 or 1971 mm), while wheelbase 144.6 inch (3673 mm). Cargo box dimensions are 67.4 x 66.4 inch (1712 x 1687 mm). Standard Limited models have a weight of 5077 to 5302 lbs (2303 to 2405 kg), a towing capacity of 11,340 to 11,540 lbs (5144 to 5234 kg), while the payload is from 1770 to 1930 lbs (from 803 to 875 kg). Depending on the type of drive it can receive five or six passengers.
The Kentucky Derby Edition has a 5.7-liter V8 HEMI engine. The production of this engine is 395 hp and 410 lb-ft (556 Nm) of torque. The drive is on the rear wheels or on all four wheels, combined with a 8-speed automatic transmission.
All in all, depending on the drive, the price of 2019 RAM 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition is $ 53,190 or $ 56,690. Of course, plus $ 1,645 delivery.