The first production model of the 2021 RAM 1500 TRX changed hands late last week, with its new owner paying $ 410,000 at the Barret-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.
With the same budget, the new owner of this brand new RAM TRX could have bought a brand new Rolls-Royce Cullinan, two Porsche 911 Turbo S, two Mercedes-AMG G63 and saved over $ 80,000 or nearly six RAM pickups. 1,500 TRX, all listed for sale from $ 70,095. If you’ve ever read the news about this TRX version, you’ll know that this is the very first “Launch Edition” model to roll off the production line.
The VIN 001 is painted in “Anvil Gray” and has a special badge on the center console in red and brushed aluminum, a carbon fiber trim, a heads-up display, a panoramic sunroof, a high-end Harman Kardon sound system… etc. It also features special exterior graphics, specific wheels and several accessories from Mopar.
The first copy of the 1500 TRX is accompanied by a presentation box which includes a hardcover book retracing its development process, exclusive photos and videos, a miniature model and a cover dedicated to the model. In short, the complete panoply to make this extreme pick-up a little more exclusive.
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“When the Ram 1500 TRX VIN 001 rolled off the assembly line, it instantly became a one-of-a-kind collector’s pickup that’s reflected in this new sale.”said brand CEO Mike Koval Jr. “Most importantly, we are delighted that the first Ram 1500 TRX has raised significant funds that will go directly to a Michigan association to provide services to veterans and their families.”
With 712 horsepower and a colossal 881 Nm of torque produced by the supercharged 6.2-liter V8, it hits 100 km / h in 4.6 seconds. and a top speed of 190 km / h. Not bad for a behemoth of its kind. We can’t wait to try it and according to our information… it shouldn’t be long! Case to follow.