Even though Los Angeles Auto Show usually isn’t the place where truck producers present their novelties, Ram changed that tradition. This year two limited edition of the Ram 1500 were presented. The first one was 2017 Ram Rebel Mojave Sand and the second was returnee Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport. Only 1500 units of the new Rebel Mojave Sand and 2000 units of the resurrected Ignition Orange will come out from the production line.
2017 Ram Rebel Mojave Sand – Specs
Like the all 1500 Rebel models, the new 2017 Ram Rebel Mojave Sand comes with that robust off-road look. This will be supported with the five-spoke designed black 20-inch wheels. It will arrive with the familiar Mojave Sand exterior color and black graphic on the bonnet. The all-black seats with Light Slate Gray stitching will dominate inside this truck. The central console and interior of the doors will come in the same color combination.
The new 2017 Ram Rebel Mojave Sand will be supported with the two engine options. The first one is 3.6 liter V6 with the 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Matched with the 8-speed automatic gearbox it can tow up to 7,600 pounds. The stronger engine is 5.7 liter HEMI V8. Ram Rebel with this engine under the hood offers power of 395 HP and torque of 410 lb-ft. Its towing capability comes close to 10,500 pounds.
Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport Edition
The resurrected Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport is more on-road edition than the Rebel. It comes with the distinctive exterior orange color that also covers its monochrome grille. The black logo and black graphic sport shaped hood dominate the front end of the truck. Orange will also be the most frequent color inside the Crew Cab. Seats will come in black-orange combination with the ram’s logos on the headrests.
The only engine option with Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport will be 5.7 liter HEMI V8 with its 395 horses. The towing capacity of this edition will be around 10,300 pounds.
Release Date and Price
Both models will be available from the beginning of the next year. The price of the 2017 Ram Rebel Mojave Sand will start at $46,910. This will include $595 package cost while the four-wheel drive will cost additional $2,100. Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport Edition costs $45,050 and for the 2017 year only 2,000 models will be offered.