Most of us, of a certain age remember the Ram Power Wagon from the 1980’s television show ‘Simon and Simon’. The 1979 Red Power Wagon featured in the show could break through any wall and get the Simon brothers out of any dangerous situation. The Power Wagon actually came to life as a 1946 Dodge pickup. It was the first mass-produced 4x4 truck. Ram is honoring that incredible legacy now with a special 2021 Ram Power Wagon 75th Anniversary edition. Ram is introducing the new truck around Veteran’s Day to commemorate the Power Wagon’s importance during World War II.
Ram Power Wagon Special 75th Anniversary Edition
The Power Wagon was introduced in 1945 as the first mass-produced 4x4 pickup and Ram is celebrating the heavy-duty truck’s legacy with the 2021 Ram Power Wagon 75th Anniversary Edition. As part of the celebration the Anniversary Edition will be offered in two new colors: Molten Orange and Anvil Gray. The special edition has a unique grille, 17-inch bead-lock capable wheels, 33-inch tires and leather interior.
“The 2021 Ram Power Wagon is the most capable production off-road truck in the industry,” said Mike Koval Jr., Head of Ram Brand. “There are few vehicles with as long and as rich a history as the Power Wagon and, combined with our new Ram 1500 TRX, the launch of the 75th Anniversary Edition reinforces Ram Truck’s position as the off-road truck leader.”
2021 Power Wagon Shares Tech with 2021 Ram TRX
The 2021 Ram Power Wagon shares a cool, new feature with the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX that highlights the truck’s off-roading ability. The truck’s giant 12-inch Uconnect 4C infotainment screen can show special off-road pages. The pages show the truck’s ride height, transfer case position, pitch and roll, as well as accessory gauges. The off-road pages were first introduced on the 2021 Ram TRX.
Special Exterior and Interior Accents
The 2021 Ram Power Wagon features special 75th Anniversary badging. It also sports a unique black mesh grille with R-A-M spelled out in gunmetal gray. The truck can be purchased in the recognizable two-tone paint scheme or it can be all one color. According to Ram, “Diamond Black Crystal is available in monotone while two-tone exterior colors include Maximum Steel Metallic, Granite Crystal Metallic, Billet Silver Metallic, Hydro Blue, Patriot Blue, Delmonico Red, Flame Red, Bright White, Olive Green, Molten Orange and Anvil.”
Power Wagon features a factory lift, electronic transfer case, locking front and rear differentials and a 12,000-lb. WARN Zeon-12 winch. The 2021 Power Wagon also features a 360-degree camera, which includes forward-view camera to help navigate obstacles. The 2021 Ram Power Wagon features a premium Mountain Brown leather interior with a commemorative “Power Wagon 75” logo and door inserts.
The Ram Power Wagon 75th Anniversary Edition has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $65,250, plus $1,695 destination. The special edition trucks should be arriving at dealerships any day now.
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