The Pentastar V-6 engine-equipped 2013 Ram 1500 Bowed at the 2012 New York Auto Show

Chrysler has finally revealed the 2013 Ram 1500 which is powered by a Pentastar V-6 engine and this has happened at the 2012 New York Auto Show. During this event, Chrysler has provided a number of important information about the 2013 Ram 1500 and most of the details included on the car maker’s statements have truly delighted some of the car buyers and automotive experts that were present in the said event.

According to Chrysler, one of the existing models of the 2013 Ram 1500 that will be released in the automotive market in the near future will be equipped with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine which is capable of producing a maximum power output of up to 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine’s impressive performance was further enhanced by the company’s use of the TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission.

The TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission was the product of Chrysler’s partnership with ZF. Unlike the conventional transmission that uses a shift lever which is mounted on the console, the TorqueFlite is using and controlled by the rotary “e-shift” knob which is mounted on the

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