As 2023 approaches its end, car enthusiasts across the globe are in anticipation of new vehicle series that are about to come out. One such vehicle is the 2024 Ram Dakota, which has been teased but not officially confirmed. Today, we are going to discuss this powerful truck.
Exterior Design Expectations
Even though there has not been an official announcement, car enthusiasts speculate that the 2024 Ram Dakota will largely mirror the design of the Ram 700, albeit with a grille and front headlights taking cues from the Ram 1500.
As for the cabin, it is predicted that this vehicle will potentially share many similarities with the interior of the Ram 1500, though it may not incorporate all the features available in the larger model. Confirmation of this information will come either when the truck is officially unveiled or when Stellantis and Ram drop teaser visuals or footage of the vehicle.
In terms of dimensions, this truck is anticipated to sit somewhere between the Fiat Toro/Ram 1000 and the Ram 1500. It is speculated that the manufacturing will take place at the Jeep facility in Pernambuco, Brazil.
A Supposed Ram Truck Has Been Spotted
According to motor1.com a rumored Ram truck model has been spotted during the test drive, and this compact vehicle seems to be a forthcoming Ram truck designed to fit beneath the 1500 in the lineup. According to this source, it may be named either the 1200 or the Ram Dakota.
These test vehicles were spotted in Sweden’s northern areas, undergoing extensive cold weather trials next to the other vehicles from Stellantis.
Speculations Regarding Motor and Release Date
Sources close to motor1.com Brazil have verified with reliable information that Ram is set to include a 2.2-liter turbodiesel engine in its lineup, potentially delivering approximately 200 horsepower (149 kW) and 441 Nm (325 lb-ft) of torque.
According to this source, the global release of this vehicle is anticipated for 2024, suggesting a debut could occur later this year. At this juncture, it remains uncertain whether this compact pickup will make its way to the U.S. market, where it might go head-to-head with competitors like Hyundai Santa Cruz and Ford Maverick.
The upcoming 2024 Ram Dakota promises a lot of potential and offers plenty to be excited about. The fans of the pickup trucks will definitely have their hands full once this vehicle hits the market, but for now, they will have to stay patient, as there are no official announcements regarding the release date.
As soon as we get reliable and official info regarding this much-anticipated vehicle, we will update this article, so stay tuned for more information regarding your favorite cars that are expected to be announced in the upcoming period.