While sales of the new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty lineup are starting to pick up here in North America, Ram Trucks is beginning to launch the truck in other markets outside of North America. Ram has just introduced its new offering for the Brazilian truck market at the Barretos Pawn Festival, located in the countryside of São Paulo.
This was the first time that the Brazilian public got a chance to see the new 2019 Ram 2500 Laramie. Ram only sells the Ram 2500 in Brazil in the Laramie configuration, currently. The truck will be offered with the standard output version of the legendary 6.7-liter Cummins turbo diesel, with 365 horsepower and 850 ft.-lbs of torque. The engine is mated to the 68RFE six-speed automatic.
Now you might be asking, what is different than the truck offered here in the United States? Now if you have been paying attention to the grille, it is the biggest change on the exterior. Yes, the Brazilian model uses the grille from the top-of-the-line Limited package. Like most of Ram’s exported trucks from the past, the tailgate features the massive “R-A-M” text in chrome as well.
Inside, the cabin features the 12-inch Uconnect infotainment system. The monitor can be divided to show at the same time the commands of the air conditioning and the connection with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, for example. The truck also features the Alpine premium audio suite with nine speakers and a subwoofer. The 360-degree camera system is also available.
The new 2019 Ram 2500 Laramie will be available in 45 dealerships across Brazil, starting in November this year. The Ram 2500 Laramie will have a Brazilian MSRP of $289,990 BRL (which is about $71,965.65 in USD). Brazilian customers will be able to make their reservations before November. According to a survey by Google last March, there are with around 1,000 truck owners in big cities in the agribusiness scenario, such as Cascavel ( PR), Uberaba (MG), Rio Verde (GO) and Dourados (MS).
The very first 2019 Ram 2500 Laramie will be awarded to the rodeo winner in the bull category at the Barretos Pawn Festival.
Brazilian-Spec 2019 Ram 2500 Laramie Crew Cab 4×4 Image Gallery: