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Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition Truck Offers Top Upgrades for 2017

October 10, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
2017 Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition. 2017 Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition.

The Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition truck is now being offered with premium upgrades, including a new luxury grille with chrome surround and chrome Wave Mesh inserts.

Other functional and aesthetic exterior highlights include new bright belt moldings, chrome exterior side-view mirrors, chrome wheel-to-wheel side steps and polished 20-inch wheels and front tow hooks.

A grille-mounted, milled-aluminum Lone Star badge identifies the Silver Edition as something special and also signifies that it carries with it a new “Ram Care” service program.

The 2017 Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition interior is offered with new sporty cloth and vinyl high-back bucket seats in Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige or Black/Diesel Gray.

The Lone Star Silver Edition is available on Ram 1500 4×2 and 4×4 Crew Cab, and short and long box-length configurations, and a choice of either 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6, legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 or class-exclusive 3.0-liter EcoDiesel powertrains.

Lone Star Silver Editions are expected to arrive in dealerships in the fourth quarter of 2016. The new Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition package pricing is $900 with a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $38,995, plus a $1,320 destination charge.

For 2017, Ram has added new looks and premium features to its Limited and Longhorn models as well.

Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 Limited-trim pickups can be ordered with black “RAM” tailgate letters. Black letters — in combination with Brilliant Black or Granite Crystal Metallic paint — will arrive in dealerships in the fourth quarter of 2016. The new letters create a unique rear liftgate appearance for the most premium member of the Ram pickup truck lineup. The black RAM tailgate is a $195 option.

Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 Longhorn models add a new bright-chrome grille and chrome belt moldings. The billet port grille features bold “RAM” lettering and will be available on Longhorn models late fourth quarter 2016.

Ram 1500 Longhorn models also add standard Keyless Go, SmartBeam headlights and rain-sensing wipers for the 2017 model year.

For 2017, Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty Laramie, Longhorn and Limited trims receive the 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 as standard equipment. Ram Heavy Duty Longhorns and Limiteds come with Bilstein monotube shocks as standard equipment on 4×4 models, enhancing their already best-in-class ride and handling. All Ram 2500 models are now available with a new 4×4 Off-road package that adds essential trail components, including Bilstein mono-tube performance-tuned shocks, hill-descent control, limited-slip differential, all-terrain tires, tow hooks, transfer case skid plate, fender flares and a new “4×4 Off-road” graphic.

Ram is also unveiling the new special-edition Ram 1500 Night package that gives truck enthusiasts straight-from-the-factory customized looks.

The new Ram 1500 Night package adds:

  • A black grille surround with black “Hex Perf” pattern inserts
  • Bold “RAM” blacked-out lettering on the tailgate from Ram 1500 Rebel model
  • Black Ram’s head grille badge
  • Flat black Ram 1500 door badge
  • Flat black 4×4 tailgate badge (if applicable)
  • Flat black 5.7L HEMI door badging (if applicable)
  • 20 x 9-in. gloss black aluminum wheels
  • P275/60R20 black sidewall all-season tires

The Ram 1500 Night package is currently available on Regular Cab, Quad Cab and Crew Cab 1500 Sport models, in both two- and four-wheel drive, long and short bed lengths and with a choice of 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 or 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engines. Package pricing is $395, with a starting MSRP of $36,795, not including $1,320 destination.