RAM 1500 Warlock is a big thumping V8 powered 4WD Pickup and is as far as possible from the PC brigade’s electric cars and I love it.
RAM 1500 Warlock, launched in July last year is aimed squarely at the 4WD enthusiasts.
Powered by the legendary 5.7L V8 Hemi petrol engine that pumps out 291kW of power and 556Nm of torque. It’s got an 820kg payload, will tow 4.5T and seat 5 in total comfort.
Based on the new Crew Cab, added features include unique exterior styling, RamBox®Cargo Management System, leather-trimmed upholstery, and a 1 inch factory fit suspension lift.
Head turning style comes from the Rebel-look front grille with unique sports hood, black powder-coated front and rear bumpers and fender flares, 20-inch semi-gloss black alloys, black-smoked headlamps, accent badging and unique Warlock decals. We drove the Flame Red version and it looked great.
Inside, leather-trimmed upholstery, dual-zone climate control, satellite navigation, Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM connectivity via the UCONNECT® 8.4-inch Touchscreen.
Priced from $104,450 plus the usual costs its good value and there are now more than 55 RAM Trucks dealers in Australia.
Im Rob Fraser
- V8 Hemi Engine
- Ride and quietness
- Towing capacity
What’s not so good:-
- Ridiculous foot brake as park brake
- Lacking a few features for the price
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Model: RAM 1500 Warlock Crew Cab Ute 4WD
- Model Price $104,450 MLP*
- Engine 5.7L V8 Hemi Petrol
- Drivetrain 8 Sp TorqueFlite AT 4WD
- Power 291kW @ 5,600rpm
- Torque 556Nm @ 3,950rpm
- Safety TBC
- CO2 230g/km
- Economy ADR 12.2 L/100 km
- Servicing TBA Price 12mths/12,000km
- Tow Rating 3,500 kg
- Tow Ball Rating 350 kg
- Warranty 3 Yrs. / 100,000 km with Roadside Assist
*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.
Overall Rating: 87/100
- Behind the Wheel 8
- Comfort 9
- Equipment 8
- Performance 9
- Ride & Handling 9
- Practicality 9
- Fit for Purpose 10
- Towing Ability 10
- Off Road Ability 7
- Value for Money 8
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