New Ram 1500
Rebel “Black” Shown for the First Time at 2017 North American
International Auto Show
By: Bruce W. Smith - Special to GCN
1500 Rebel Black special edition builds on brands off-road
Available in all Rebel colors, the Black package is the first
time the popular off-road truck has offered Black
wheels, brush guard and all-black Katskin interior
for Ram 1500 Rebel with Black package starts at $45,590
At the 2017 North American
International Auto Show, Ram Truck will introduce a special edition of
the popular Ram 1500 Rebel—the Rebel Black.
The Ram Rebel Black special
edition traces its origin to one of the truck brand’s fastest-selling
off-road powerhouses, adapting dark features as a design component. The
package is offered with all available Rebel colors, adding black wheels,
brush guard and theme-matched all-black interior.
“Adding the Rebel
Black package to an already aggressive off-road truck will
continue feeding the momentum Rebel is creating for the Ram
said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand and Ram Brand, FCA -
Global. “The Ram Rebel is unique in the full-size truck segment
with 33-inch off-road tires, air suspension and custom interior
The Rebel Black
interior features black anodized bezels on the doors, center
console, instrument panel and gauge cluster trim rings.
All-black heated seats with black “Rebel” embroidery stay to the
theme, highlighted by Light Slate Gray accent stitching, which
traces the instrument panel, center console lid, doors and
Deep rubber floor
mats capture snow and mud. Additional luxury can be had with
optional Black leather Katskin seats.
The Ram 1500 Rebel
Black special edition is available in crew cab with either the
legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 or 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 at a
starting MSRP of $45,590 plus $1,320 destination. Rebel Black
will start arriving in dealerships in March 2017.
About the Ram 1500 Rebel
The Ram 1500 Rebel brings an aggressive, one-of-a-kind off-road design
to the full-size truck segment, offering customers a custom truck with
Equipped with factory lift, 33-inch all-terrain tires, Bilstein shocks,
skid plates, tow hooks and other off-road-ready features, Rebel drops
right into a core segment of the truck market with unique design cues
and can-do attitude backed by Ram Truck engineering. Ram 1500 Rebel also
takes advantage of exclusive air suspension in order to offer increased
New front grille design and “RAM” branding offer a new styling
signature for Ram Truck. Rebel is also distinguished by unique
interior colors and materials, including Radar Red and Black
seats with tire tread-matching patterns.
The Ram 1500 Rebel is available in three short wheelbase Crew
Cab configurations with a
standard 4x4/3.6-liter Pentastar V-6/TorqueFlite 8 combination,
delivering 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque; a
4x2 5.7-liter HEMI V-8
with variable valve timing, fuel-saver technology and 395
horsepower/410 lb.-ft. of torque mated to a TorqueFlite
4x2; or HEMI-powered 4x4.