Dodge Ram SRT-10
Source: Daimler Chrysler Press Release Updated:
© 2003 PickupTruck.com
If it's worth doing, it's sometimes worth overdoing. So only Dodge could
create the boldest, baddest and fastest full-size pickup ever, the Viper-powered
2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10.
Taking its rightful place as the ultimate performance pickup, the 2004
Dodge Ram SRT-10 brings a massive dose of Viper power to the performance
pickup segment, with a class-demolishing 500 horsepower and 525 lb.-ft.
of torque. Topping 150 mph in maximum speed and reaching 60 mph in approximately
five seconds, Dodge has recalibrated all expectations for truck performance.
"The Dodge Ram SRT-10 may be the first halo truck, but trust me,
this truck is no angel," said Wolfgang Bernhard, Chief Operating
Officer, Chrysler Group. "The Ram SRT-10 is true to the performance
ideals that created the original Dodge Viper: keep it simple and make
is no replacement for displacement," added Bernhard. "The Ram
SRT-10 delivers its astounding performance in a way that only Viper owners
will recognize, with an endless rush of torque."
The numbers don't lie: the Dodge Ram SRT-10 is the most outrageous pickup
ever. With 500 horsepower, 525 lb.-ft. of torque, 505 cubic inches and
a 500-watt, ear-melting sound system, Dodge dominates in every category.
Simply put, the 2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10 is the new performance truck icon.
The Ram SRT-10's mayhem-making ability is delivered courtesy of the highest
displacement engine in a factory pickup truck-the same 8.3-liter V-10
that powers America's ultimate sports car, the all-new 2003 Dodge Viper.
The V-10's horsepower rating easily surpasses all other pickups - not
to mention virtually every production sports car in the world.
set out to create the Viper of trucks and we delivered," said Jim
Schroer, Executive Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing. "This
is a unique truck - a low volume, over-the-top collectible that remakes
the entire segment. In the performance truck segment, the Ram SRT-10 simply
dominates the road - and proves once again that Dodge DNA runs true and
Two-seat, ultimate performance pickup
Type: 10-cylinder, 90o V-type, liquid cooled
Displacement: 8.3-liter (505 cu. in.)
Horsepower: 500 bhp (372 kW) @ 5,600 rpm
Torque: 525 lb.-ft. (678 N o m)@ 4,200 rpm
Manual, six-speed with Hurst shifter mechanism and linkage
Box Length: 6'3"
Track, Front: 68.5
Track, Rear: 67.9
Overall Length: 203.1
Overall Width: 79.9
Overall Height: 74.4
Fuel Tank Capacity: 26 gal
Curb Weight (estimated): 5,000 lbs.
Tires: Pirelli Scorpion Zero 305/40 YR 22
Wheels: Forged aluminium "Viper-style"
22 x 10 inch
0-60 mph 5.2 sec.
0-80 mph 8.4 sec.
Standing ¼ mile 13.8 sec. @106 mph
Top Speed 150 mph