2021 Ram 1500 TRX at Richland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Consider this your formal introduction to MotorTrend's 2021 Truck of the Year! The all-new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX has quickly become the most powerful truck on the market. It's named after the T. Rex dinosaur, a nod at its rival, the Ford Raptor. Although it's the fastest street-legal truck on the road, the TRX is in its element anywhere but the beaten path. With a supercharged Hellcat motor, launch control, 11.8 inches of ground clearance, 13 inches of suspension travel, and selectable drive modes, the TRX is the perfect off-road vehicle. Please continue reading to learn all about the 2021 Ram TRX and its unique features!

THE HEART OF A LEGEND

SUPERCHARGED 6.2L HEMI® V8

The twin-screw supercharger provides near-instantaneous torque, has a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm, and can regulate boost pressure up to an astounding 11.0 psi.

MASSIVE AIRBOX

The high-performance air induction system filters four times as much dirt and debris than the Ford Raptor, all while consuming up to 32.9 liters of air per minute.

PERFORMANCE PAGES

LAUNCH CONTROL

TRX is the first Ram truck to be equipped with Launch Control with Launch Assist, which regulates engine RPM and monitors wheel slip feedback in order to always achieve the fastest possible acceleration rate.

DYNO/ENGINE

Measure your peak horsepower, torque and boost pressure on any run with an integrated dynamometer. Then compare it to previous records.

INSPIRED BY THE COMPETITION'S NIGHTMARES

CATCH SOME AIR

A menacing grille, functional air intake scoop and flow-through R-A-M badge ensure unobstructed air flow to the engine. Plus, integrated amber identification lamps create a signature look.

LED HEADLAMPS

An Adaptive Forward Lighting system comes standard on TRX with premium LED Smartbeam Intelligent Headlamps to ensure others will always see you coming.

TAILORED TECH

HEAD-UP DISPLAY

The all-new available HUD serves as your virtual cockpit, projecting an array of customizable information on the windshield.

HARMAN KARDON® PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM

An available 900-watt Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System boasts 19 speakers and features exclusive materials found only in TRX.

What engine powers the 2021 Ram TRX?

The Ram TRX gets the iconic power from the mighty Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcat engine. The TRX comes with a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine that kicks out an exhilarating 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque! The engine is controlled by a smooth 8-speed automatic transmission and comes out of the factory with four-wheel drive. The power features don't stop at the Hellcat engine, though. Other performance features include a large airbox capable of consuming up to nearly 33 liters of air per minute and filters out four times more dirt and debris than the Ford Raptor. The supercharger under the hood of the TRX can provide up to 11 lbs of boost and has a maximum speed of 14,600 RPM. The TRX also has eight selectable drive modes to give you maximum capability in all conditions. The modes are Auto, Sport, Snow, Custom, Mud/Sand, Rock, and Baja.

What are some exterior features of the 2021 TRX?

There is one body style for the 2021 Ram TRX. It comes in a Crew Cab with a 5'7" bed. The total width of the TRX adds a remarkable eight inches to that of the Ram 1500 as well as six total inches to the track. The exterior lighting is fully LED, and clearance lights have been added to the hood scoop and the front fender flares because of the added width. The front fascia of the TRX has gotten an exclusive upgrade to make it even more aggressive than that of the Ram Rebel. The truck sits high on 18-inch wheels with 35-inch off-road tires. The TRX gets a dual performance-tuned exhaust system that employs two resonance-free pipes to deliver a unique growl from two five-inch tailpipes that is sure to please.

What about interior features?

The interior of the TRX is specifically designed to provide the ultimate driving experience. And despite it having a rugged off-road exterior, the interior uses only premium materials for maximum comfort and convenience. There is a ton of technology that puts the driver in total control of the truck's performance. On the 12-inch touchscreen in the center console, you'll find performance pages that will show you instantaneous horsepower readings, personal records, steering angle, and more. The truck's computer is also integrated with an onboard dynameter. While you're off-roading, you can use the Vehicle Dynamics page to set your own optimal steering angle, lock your axles, and control your transfer case gearing. The steering wheel is racing-inspired with a flat bottom and has paddle shifters mounted to control the 8-speed automatic transmission.

Ram inventory at Richland CDJR

With endless amounts of performance and capability, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is undeniably the best truck on the market, and it is available to order right now! For more information on MotorTrend's 2021 Truck of the Year and how to get behind the wheel, come on down to Richland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and speak with any member of our professional sales team. You can also find our full Ram truck inventory right here on our website to find your next truck. We look forward to seeing you!

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