Ram 1500 Lone Star Goes Silver in Texas

Ram 1500 Lone Star Goes Silver in Texas

Ram has revealed a new Texas-only edition of its truck along with a few packaging changes for 2017. 

The Ram 1500 Lone Star will now be available with the Silver Edition, not surprisingly bringing along a chrome surrounded grille, bright belt moldings, chrome mirror caps, chrome side steps, 20-inch wheels and a Lone Star badge made from milled-aluminum on the grille.

Inside, the seats can be had with a sporty cloth and vinyl setup finished in either brown, beige, black or gray. Lone Star Silver Edition trucks will cost an extra $900, with Ram saying the base MSRP should sit at $40,315.

Besides that new Silver Edition version, Ram has added features to Limited and Longhorn trucks as well. Limited-trim trucks can now be had with black “RAM” lettering on the tailgate for a cost of $195. Longhorn models get new bright-chrome grille and belt molding options. The new billet port grille with the large “RAM” lettering on the front will also be available for Longhorn models by late 2016.

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2017 Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver

For all 2500 and 3500 Laramie, Longhorn and Longhorn Limited models, the 6.4-liter HEMI V8 will now be the standard powerplant, while all four-wheel drive models will now use Bilstein monotube shocks as standard. A new 4×4 off-road package is also now available for all 2500 models that includes new shocks, hill-descent control, a limited-slip differential, all-terrain tires, transfer case skid plate, fender flares and a new “4×4 Off-road” graphic.

Finally, Ram rolled out the 1500 Night Package, complete with black 20-inch wheels, a blacked out grille and black badges. Besides looks, the Night Package also comes with a cat-back exhaust, cold-air intake and black running boards from Mopar.

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