Dodge Ram Night Runner basically launched in the spring of 2011 due to the answer to the SVT Raptor which Ford launched for the 2010 model year. Unlike the SVT Raptor, Dodge Ram Night Runner is a complete package for the Ram 1500 pickup. The special package consist everything important in order to transform an ordinary Ram ½ ton pickup into an incredible off-road capability.
Dodge Ram Runner Specs
Dodge Ram Night Runner comes with 5.7L Hemi which produces 390 horsepower and 407 lb-ft of torque that exhales through a cat-back dual exhaust system. 4130 chromemoly suspension has been supported by Fox Racing shocks and grant the Ram Runner specifically more flex than the standard 1500 while 35 inch tires have been wrapped in aluminum wheels which keep the rig planted. The tires can be covered by the extra wide fiberglass fenders and add to the overall appearance on the car.
Raptor VS Runner
Raptor from Ford comes with a slightly higher 411 horsepower and 434 lb-ft of torque because of the Big Bore 6.2L which has been produced by the company. Raptor of Ford also rides on Fox racing shocks and has suspension components which have been designed in order to catch the car it thrusts over obstacles. Raptor is different from the Ram Runner because it is a pickup of its own not a derivative of the standard half ton style. Due to the Ram Runner is an up fit package theDodge Ram Runner price is about $20,463 which is on top of the price of the Ram 1500 model of your choosing.
Ram Runner is a package which has been installed from dealer from Mopar, unlike the Raptor which drives off the line in Dearborn fully-built and ready to hit the market. This thing makes the Ram Runner has a couple of advantages over the Raptor. Buyers are allowed to choose just the functional hardware pieces or go the entire hog and get all the cosmetic bits such as fiberglass front, cat-back exhaust, and rear fenders, and spare tire carrier as well.
It looks like even though the package was only created available for 2009 up to 2012 models, Mopar and Ram Trucks continues not to advertise the option as of the 2014 model year. The package itself is not listed even though Mopar catalog contains a couple of components from Ram Runner for 2014. Ram Runner is a good looking car can many people wish that there were more of these cars on the road nowadays.