One of the most successful automobile manufacturing companies is Dodge. Dodge was established in 1914 by the Dodge brothers namely, John Francis Dodge and Horace Elgin Dodge. In World War I, Dodge was employed by the U.S. Army to make motor trucks for their necessity. Afterwards, Dodge produced vehicles for commercial purposes too. Presently, Dodge becomes a brand associated with all kinds of vehicles from light vehicles to large vehicles such as SUVs, MUVs as well as sports cars.
One of its top selling vehicle models is the Dodge ram 3500. The Dodge Ram 3500 is a high performance 4x4 pickup truck. For most Dodge Ram 3500 owners, they can only say, "this vehicle is a one ton heavy duty pickup". This pickup type vehicle is available in both regular cab and Quad Cab configurations. The regular cab has a 60-inch or an 84-inch cab-to-rear axle length, whereas the Quad Cab is only available with a 60-inch.
Dodge Ram3500 engine is a 6.7 liter Cummins Turbo Diesel. It produces 305 Horsepower at 3,000 RPM. This makes the vehicle work much easier. The standard transmission of the Dodge Ram 3500 is the G56 six speed-manual with its .74 ratio overdrive and available 3.73 or 4.10 rear-end gears. The optional transmission is a six-speed Aisin AS68RC automatic with a .63 ratio overdrive and 4.10 rear-end gears only. The torque converter is a multiple disc lockup unit. The four-wheel anti-lock brakes results in better control over this vehicle during high speeds and while traveling off road. The four-wheel anti-lock brakes ensure amazing control over uneven terrain and also for emergency braking.
This year 2006, the Dodge Ram 3500 adds the Mega Cab consisting a six seater for adults and the largest cab offered in a pickup, including the first reclining rear seats. Based on the Ram 2500 long bed, the Mega Cab replaces the 8ft. bed with a 6ft. 3 inch bed to provide an additional 20 inches for the larger cab. This new model of Dodge Ram series gets a new looks with redesigned headlights, grille, front fascia, and fenders. This new Dodge Ram 3500 has several advantage compared to its previous models such as a powerful gas and diesel engines, upscale cabin design and materials, many useful and safety-oriented features, and new mega cab body style. Certainly, the 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 is a very impressive pickup truck vehicle. With it's powerful horsepower and rugged looks enough for serious heavy works and as well as comfortable enough for daily driving. This Dodge Ram 3500 is truly a perfect choice and highly recommended.
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