Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ [NYSE:FCAU] official accessories division Mopar is out with another of its special edition models, and for the first time it’s based on a truck.
Meet the Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel, the latest in a long line of special Mopar-modded vehicles that started with the Mopar ’10 Dodge Challenger.
The vehicles are all fitted with official Mopar accessories designed to enhance the look and performance of the vehicles they’re attached to. They also come with a special owners’ kit that includes a “birth certificate” made from metal and listing things like specs and date of manufacture.
Starting with a base 2016 Ram 1500 Rebel Crew Cab 4×4, the team at Mopar added a custom aluminum hood with matte-black graphic; a set of off-road wheel flares; 17-inch satin black wheels; a stripe package that runs along the flanks of the vehicle and around onto the tailgate; a skid plate; stainless-steel treadplates; and a serialized Mopar ’16 glove box badge. Just two exterior colors are being offered: Brilliant Black or a mix of Brilliant Black and Flame Red.
Power comes from the stock Ram 1500 Rebel’s available 5.7-liter Hemi V-8, which produces 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque and is paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Those looking to boost the performance can opt for some dealer-installed goodies such as a cold air intake and cat-back exhaust system.
The Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel will roll into dealers this summer. Pricing starts at $52,460 and just 500 will be built. Considering the pace at which previous Mopar specials have sold out, we wouldn’t wait too long to contact your local Ram dealer if you’re hopeful of seeing the latest parked on your driveway.