Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will hold a live webcast of the Ram press conference at the Detroit Auto Show 2019 on January 14 at 9:10 am EST, viewable below.
Aimed at buyers who want a workhouse during the week but with a multitude of creature comforts, the new HDs have the same passenger cab as the existing Ram Heavy Duty, but with bespoke styling details on the outside.
For example, the pickup adopts a selection of new grilles depending on specification, tweaked headlight surrounds, different bumpers, and more.
The pair of 2019 Ram Heavy Duty models come standard with a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 delivering 410 hp at 5,600 rpm and 429 lb-ft (581 Nm) of torque at 4,000 rpm.
In terms of diesels, there’s a new 6.7-liter Cummins inline-six offered in two states of tune.The first, which is available on the 3500 HD, delivers 370 hp at 2,800 rpm and 850 lb-ft (1,151 Nm) of torque at 1,700 rpm, while a more powerful version produces 400 hp at 2,800 rpm and up 1,000 lb-ft (1,354 Nm) of torque at 1,800 rpm. The 400hp variant is paired to an Aisin AS69RC six-speed automatic transmission, while the 370hp, to a 68RFE six-speed automatic.
Following the global premiere of the new Ram Heavy Duty models at the Detroit Auto Show, sales should commence in the middle of the year.