We get more details about the upcoming mysterious 2025 Ram 1500 RHO. What is it and when is it coming?
Ram just revealed their redesigned 2025 Ram 1500 lineup (including two electric versions), but one model called the “RHO” was wrapped in secrecy. Ram showed a TRX-looking camouflaged prototype driving in the desert. We have seen camouflaged Ram TRX prototypes testing in the wild. We even have a video clip with the truck’s exhaust sound.
Now, Car and Driver reports that the RHO will be a 3.0L twin-turbo high-output Hurricane straight-6-powered high-performance pickup truck with TRX’s widebody and long-travel suspension. As we confirmed before, the Hellcat V8-powered Ram TRX is no more. The truck’s look, suspension performance, and off-road character will live on with the RHO. It will not be called TRX, but the TRX may eventually return at an unknown date with the yet unspecified powertrain. It will produce 540 horsepower, which is a lot more than the current Ford F-150 Raptor with a high-output V6 (approximately 90 horsepower more).
Ram’s CEO – Tim Kuniskis – says that the new RHO will have a retuned suspension that accounts for the lighter weight of the Hurricane engine when compared to the large 6.2L supercharged HEMI V8.
The 2025 Ram 1500 RHO will go on sale in Q3 of 2024 – so will have to wait a bit longer for this one. Pricing is not available yet, but it is likely to cost less than the current outgoing 2024 Ram TRX.
Many other versions of the 2025 Ram 1500 (ICE lineup) will go on sale in Q1 2024.