One more giant American pick-up truck has been given a beefy 6×6 conversion. This time it’s the Dodge Ram 1500 TRX which will get its extra axle from Apocalypse Manufacturing. Dubbed The Warlord, this conversion will likely be made accessible to its native market with a price ticket of $250 000 (roughly R3,7 million).
Giving it an additional pair of wheels, Apocalypse has fitted The Warlord with its customized tandem axle expertise which is featured on its different Jeep-based 6×6 merchandise such because the Hellfire, Doomsday and Sinister Six.
There’s no phrase on how efficiency has been affected.Joseph Ghattas, proprietor, engineer and head designer of Apocalypse Manufacturing says. “Our growth and analysis actually present on the handcrafted center axle and customized body we created by utilizing greater, beefier quarter-inch thick metal wanted to enrich the insane horsepower output. Its look and energy separate the TRX ‘Warlord’ 6×6 from each different car on the street in the present day. This construct is as spectacular as they arrive and completely aligns with the remainder of our Apocalypse catalogue of vehicles.”
Boasting a supercharged 6,2-litre Hemi V8 underneath the bonnet, energy stays unchanged at 523 kW and 882 N.m of torque which is distributed to all six-wheels by way of an eight-speed automated TorqueFlite 8HP70 transmission. In standard-guise, the Dodge Ram 1500 TRX will speed up from 0-100 km/h in simply over 3,7 seconds and attain a high pace of 190 km/h. Apocalypse has not revealed how these further elements have an effect on The Warlord’s efficiency figures.
The tandem axle provides further perspective to the efficiency truck.Maintaining The Warlord caught to the floor is a set of 37-inch all-terrain tyres mated to 18-inch wheels with a seventh spare set atop the mattress. It additionally will get a variety of distinctive badges comparable to a “WAR” moniker affixed to the tailgate.
All models will likely be put collectively on the agency’s manufacturing facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The Hemi stays unchanged with 523 kW.
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