With time the craze and demand of luxurious vehicles, especially SUV and UTEs is going up. FCA is aware of this trend this explains why the Ram pickup truck lineup has got a special Tungsten edition. The upcoming 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition pickup is going to be the most lavish truck from the company, beyond doubt. The naming is also apt since Tungsten is said to be a tough and rare metal. The Tungsten edition will be made available for Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 truck lineup, as per the news. It will carry forward the tradition of luxurious pickup design started by the company’s Laramie trim.
2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition – Appearance of Exterior and Interior
FCA Global said the Limited Tungsten is the top notch Ram truck ever designed by the company. The exterior of the trucks will have plenty of chrome accent and badging. Before its advent, there were three upscale trims-Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited. This special Tungsten edition sits atop all trims. The primary color is Indigo which is also used in floor mats, carpeting. It will be sold in mega cab, crew cab and quad cab setups.
The tungsten-hued grille gets a massive RAM logo, there are body colored bumpers, satin wheels, and RAM logo on tailgate. The exterior hue choices are Pearl white, bright silver metallic, True blue pearl, Brilliant black crystal, bright white and Delmonico red pearl. Also, the headlamps have black surrounds around to let viewers know the uniqueness. Tungsten 1500 models get a sport hood but it is not there in other models.
The cabin of upcoming Ram Limited Tungsten edition 2018 is steeped with luxury. The dashboard, seats, door panels all get quality “Natura Plus” leather. The truck also gets real wood accents, heated seats, navigation with FCA’s newest edition of Uconnect infotainment setup.
2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition – Modification under the Hood
The Ram Limited Tungsten edition will get equipped the engines used in the Limited trims of 1500-3500 lineups of trucks. So, the trucks will get both petrol and diesel engines with varying output. The payload and towing capacity will also vary based on whether it is heavy duty or light duty model.
As the top notch truck in 2018 Ram lineup, the Limited Tungsten edition will get top notch safety features and most sought after amenities. So the Uconnect infotainment setup gets an 8.4 inch display with smartphone integration. The luxury quotient will be high. The infotainment setup is a breeze and touch response is good. With sleek visuals and bright colors, it is among the top car infotainment systems.
The 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition also gets air suspension (1500), remote start, heated steering wheel, backup camera etc. Safety features to avoid collisions will be there. You will get plenty of airbags and theft prevention measures as well.
2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition – Release Date and How Much will Cost?
In conclusion, the pricing of 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition will begin at approx $56,000 for the 1500 model. The 3500 crew cab model will get a price tag of $62,000. This is way above pricing of the regular models across the lineup. It will get unveiled for sale in late 2017.
It is quite clear that FCA has no desire to get usurped by rivals GM and Honda in fast emerging luxury pickup segment. The 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition take opulence in pickup segment to new levels. The edition is not only a package or can be deemed as a cosmetic update. The tungsten themed design is prominent in exterior and interior styling. The Amenities and enhanced safety features make the models even more enticing. Finally, the Tungsten edition pickups are not cheap but they offer a lot for the price tag.