Dodge Revs Up Iconic Muscle-Era
Performance Package with Introduction of 2005 Dodge Ram Daytona.
Auburn Hills, Mich., Feb 17, 2005 -
Building on its storied legacy of power and performance,
Dodge is bringing the historic Daytona nameplate to the
Dodge Ram line of pickup trucks.
The limited-edition 2005 Dodge Ram Daytona, with
legendary HEMI® power and bold Daytona-inspired styling, draws
further attention to the Ram 1500's leadership claim as the most
powerful light-duty pickup truck on the market.
"The all-new, limited-edition 2005
Dodge Ram Daytona has a bold, race-inspired attitude for customers
seeking a performance-packaged pickup like no other," said Darryl
Jackson, Vice President, Dodge Marketing, Chrysler Group. "With
20-inch chrome wheels, a unique custom paint job and a huge rear
spoiler, the Dodge Ram Daytona will turn heads on the street and on
the track at Daytona."
The 2005 Dodge Ram Daytona is
instantly recognizable with its massive 11-inch rear spoiler and
complementary flat-black graphics on the bed sides, reminiscent of
the 1969 winged Dodge Charger. Other noticeable features include a
performance-style hood scoop, rear side-exiting twin chrome tips
from the Borla® exhaust, body-colored grille and tail lamp guards,
and 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels.
Two compelling colors will be offered with the all-new 2005 Dodge
Ram Daytona: Go ManGo! or Silver Metallic. The exterior color also
appears on the center bezel on the dash. The 2005 Dodge Ram Daytona
will be a limited-edition model, and will feature a numbered plaque
on the dash.
The 2005 Ram Daytona is available as a 4x4 or 4x2 and in regular cab
or Quad Cab® body styles with the six-foot, three-inch bed. The
regular cab features molded side sills while the Quad Cab includes a
Included in the Daytona package is the 5.7-liter HEMI engine with
345 horsepower and 375 lb.-ft of torque coupled with a 5-speed
automatic transmission and 3.92:1 rear axle ratio. The first 75 production 2005 Ram
Daytona models debuted just prior to the Florida Dodge Dealers 250
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway
Feb. 18, 2005. Prior to the race, Dodge Ram Daytona models with
plaque numbers one through 75 took a ceremonial parade lap to mark
the vehicle's "special delivery" to the Southeast regional Dodge
dealers. The 2005 Dodge Ram Daytona is on sale
now and is priced from $32,000.
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