Ram’s first EV, the 2025 Ram 1500 REV pickup, boasts a 500-mile range and 14,000-pound towing capacity

In 2025, the 1500 REV will become available to customers and it will offer two battery options. The first option is a standard 168.0-kWh battery pack that aims to provide a range of 350 miles per charge. The second option is a long-range version that comes with a larger 229.0-kWh battery that targets a range of 500 miles per charge.

To provide context, the Extended Range F-150 Lightning offers a claimed range of 320 miles with its 131.0-kWh battery, while the Hummer EV’s 212.7-kWh battery provides a range of 329 miles.

The 1500 REV will have the ability to add up to 110 miles of range in just 10 minutes, with charging rates exceeding 300 kW for the entire time. This feature will be available regardless of the battery option chosen. Its 800-volt DC fast-charging system, which allows for charging speeds up to 350 kW, is enabled by modifying the battery connection between two 400-volt sections. This process is similar to what GM does with the Hummer, switching from parallel to series for 800-volt charging.

Dual 335-hp electric drive modules power the 1500 REV, with one module located at the front axle and the other at the rear, enabling all-wheel drive. Although the rear axle has an electronic locking differential option, the front axle does not. Instead, the front axle features an automatic wheel-end disconnect, which allows the front wheels to rotate freely, improving efficiency.

According to Ram, the truck will generate 654 horsepower and 620 pound-feet of torque, which enables it to reach 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds when the accelerator is fully pressed.

Vehicle-to-vehicle, vehicle-to-grid, and vehicle-to-home bidirectional charging capabilities are available in the 1500 REV. The truck’s front and rear also have onboard power, which can provide accessory power for items such as job sites and tailgates. The panel in the bed can offer up to 7.2 kW, while the frunk provides up to 3.6 kW.

Ram understands that truck owners primarily use their vehicles for work, which means they want an EV that does not compromise on functionality. The standard version of the truck can tow up to 14,000 pounds and has a maximum payload of 2700 pounds. The towing capacity for the long-range version has not yet been released.

With a coil-spring rear axle, the regular Ram 1500 featuring an internal-combustion engine provides a comfortable ride. In contrast, the 1500 REV model enhances the experience with a multi-link independent setup in the rear. Additionally, all four corners come equipped with adaptive damping, and an active-leveling air suspension is included as standard. This air suspension system is adjustable, offering five preset ride heights.

The upcoming Ram truck will offer five different trims, including the Tradesman, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, Limited, and a new addition to the lineup called Tungsten, which features a unique Indigo/Sea Salt two-tone interior and metal accents throughout. The 1500 REV’s interior will be familiar to those who have seen the standard gasoline-powered version, but with some significant upgrades, including the optional 12.0-inch screen becoming standard and a new 14.5-inch screen available. The concept truck’s 10.3-inch passenger screen will also be included.

New EV-specific pages will be added to the infotainment system, providing information on power flow, range impact, charge levels, and charging schedules. Moreover, the 1500 REV model will come with plug-and-charge capability, enabling automatic payment and charging at compatible stations.

Deliveries are scheduled to commence in early 2025, following the commencement of production in the fourth quarter of 2024.

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