RAM 1500 Restricted -conversion into a personalized workhorse – produced by JB Car Design and style
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Because 1998 the noble tuner JB Car Design and style in Alsdorf around Aachen is very well-recognized much further than the city limits of Aachen for changing incomparable unique parts of Porsche, Ferrari & Lamborghini models into “sports motor vehicle produced to measure”.
Also, the sector for typical cars is served at their site. Inside of six months, the very well-rehearsed team – less than the management of founder and proprietor Jürgen BECKERS – now rebuilds a modest collection of 28 1-of-a-type Dodge RAM 1500 into an uncompromising Restricted Edition, according to customer necessities, that is 2nd to none.
All select-ups are coated in the freshly established and exclusive “Stone-Crunch” varnish – available in all RAL shades – optionally also painted in bi-color. (Painting for all brands from four,seven-hundred EUR up).
The JB-Restricted-RAM conversion consists of substantial – tailored to the 3-inch human body height – front and rear bumper with towing eyes, fog lights and get the job done lights (five.950, – EUR).ah
The front bumper has an electrical cable winch – controllable by distant command – geared up with six tons pulling power., and a 3.five t trailer hitch has been mounted on the rear. In get to stability the loading- and assist-potential, a distant-managed air suspension is mounted on the rear axle (1.870, – EUR). Electric powered and LED-illuminated facet boards are equipped at the entry (2.950, – EUR).
In addition to a modified grille, a special bonnet with ventilation shaft for the open sports air filter technique (EUR 595,-) and an engine underride guard for off-road driving are on board.
The large rolls on 10J x 22-inch wheels and is geared up with 33 x 12.five x 22 inches tires for off-road, or optional with 305/45 R22 M+S for the road. Matching spacers and bolted fender flares suit into the photograph (five.seven-hundred, – EUR).
Higher than the loading space/select-up mattress (five.7 or 6.four ft, with and devoid of RAM packing containers) a fifty x 2 mm custom made-created steel cage (also suits the Ford F150, for instance) is available (2.950, – EUR).
A curved LED get the job done gentle is mounted on the roof railing that matches the cage (1.750, – EUR).
Because the V8 Hemi engine is fairly fantastic for fifty percent a million kilometers, the every little thing but great innately rust defense of the RAM is elevated in Alsdorf, at huge price, to the ideal achievable degree.
With each and every conversion, the entire cabin and cargo space is separated from the body and every little thing is individually dealt with by hand with cavity sealing and rust defense structure just before reassembling.
In get to do justice to modern tense environmental predicament, each and every of the unique 28 RAMs are furnished with a minimal-pollutant, CO2 diminished Prins LPG gas technique with approx. 85% nitrogen oxide, approx. fifty% hydrocarbon and approx. ninety five% soot reduction.
This kind of a “workhorse” consumes approx. 15 l / a hundred km. The LPG gas technique is only all over fifty cents / liter (in Belgium / Luxembourg only all over thirty cents / liter).
The more 122 liter LPG underfloor tank is mounted safely and securely and gravity-optimized less than the loading space. With a 2nd tank on the loading space, a tank volume of up to 352 liters is realized for a range of about 2,000 km, whereby a tank filling – dependent on the gas selling price – just charges in between a hundred,- and one hundred fifty.- EUR. And that’s not all! Thanks to the select-up approval for up to 3.5t, the once-a-year tax is 198,- EUR and the RAM can be pushed with a normal course 3 driving license. Insurance coverage with SF10 – about 450, – EUR on a yearly basis.
For a select-up with motor vehicle ease and comfort, a five.7 liter HEMI V8, extra than four hundred hp and a 3.five t trailer load the upkeep charges are unbeatable.
The worth of the car herein explained is all over EUR 120.000,-.
RAMs of the Restricted Edition line, with only a few kilometers, the high quality tuner already presents them for as minimal as 79,five hundred EUR incl. VAT or 66,800 EUR internet/export.
RAM 1500 Rebel
five.7L V8 HEMI
Approx. 428 hp
CO2 emissions 298 g / km (petrol)
eight-velocity automatic transmission