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Darwin Ram

Overview

BIG BROTHER HAS LANDED

Big brother to the Ram 1500, the next generation 2500/3500 Heavy Duty is the most powerful, most capable pickup in the segment with a max braked towing capacity of up to 8 Tonnes*! Driving it all is the powerful and proven Cummins I6 Turbo Diesel engine with impressive power and torque outputs of 276 kW / 1,152 Nm. The Ram Heavy Duty also sets benchmarks in ride and handling, materials, innovation, space and technology extending well past the norm in this class of pickup. Giving maximum effort all day, every day with confidence, the Ram Heavy Duty steps forward with the full force of modern capability. With heavy duty application, owners demand the highest levels of capability to tackle the biggest of towing jobs and the 2500/3500 Laramie® delivers just that. Unrivalled power, towing, premium quality interiors, active safety systems and of course our award-winning Uconnect® technology contribute to the best Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty ever built.

DIAMOND BLACK [2500 ONLY]

BRIGHT WHITE [2500 & 3500]

GRANITE CRYSTAL [2500 ONLY]

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  • 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine
  • 6’4” Cargo Tub length, available with or without Ram-exclusive RamBox® Cargo Management System
  • 12” Touchscreen Uconnect® with split-screen functionality & Navigation
  • Leather-trimmed Seats
  • 6 Seat Passenger Capacity with 40/20/40 Front Bench Seat Configuration
  • Heated and Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel with Mounted Audio Controls
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Outer Seats
  • 60/40 Stadium-folding Rear Bench Seat
  • Trailer Brake Control with Built-in Trailer Sway Control
  • Digital Rear-view Mirror and 360° Surround View Camera
  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking (FCW+)
  • Front & Rear ParkSense® Park Assist System and ParkView Rear Back-up Camera
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning-Plus
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • 18” Polished Aluminium
  • Fully Damped Tailgate with Power Release

Class-exclusive Cummins Turbo Diesel

Combine world-class capability with outstanding performance and you’ve got the 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel engine. Engineered and designed to deliver durability and power for semi class big rigs, the impressive 276 kW of power and 1,152 Nm of torque output ratings deliver uncompromising strength for towing and hauling. This smooth and reliable powerhouse is paired with a refined 68RFE six-speed automatic transmission which includes driver-adaptive shifting.  Plus there's also the added benefit of the diesel exhaust brake with 'smart' function for added safety and vehicle control.   Engineered to help provide excellent stopping power, this feature can be used with the tow-haul function providing you optimal command of the toughest loads, day in day out.

Exclusive up to 8 Tonne* Max Braked Towing

Depending on what you’re towing and how you’re towing it, the Ram 2500/3500 heavy duty has outstanding flexibility ranging from a max braked towing capacity of 4.5 Tonnes – up to 8 Tonnes*.

Key Features

Built from the Group up for Heavy Duty Assignments

Strength that endures doesn’t mean merely one thing. In a Ram Heavy Duty, it means everything. These pickups are designed and built to do it all. Carry substantial payloads of up to 1,693kg (with the 3500), confidently and securely. Haul heavy trailers up and down mountains without taking an extra breath. Supply you with exceptional capability for massive towing—ably reflected in the available (optional) preparation kit fitted to the frame for gooseneck hitches. Above all, it means combining the technology of capability with remarkable comfort for the ride. It all comes together with strength and style—in the Ram Heavy Duty 2500/3500 pickups.

Next-level Confidence

With an emphasis on comfort and confidence, the next-gen 2500/3500 has been redesigned to be the best riding, handling, and towing heavy duty Ram ever. The new 360-degree surround-view camera with trailer reverse guidance view provides a single display-screen view of both sides of a trailer to assist drivers in maneuvering towing setups. There is also a second rear-view camera integrated in the centre high-mount stop lamp (cargo-view camera) to monitor payload in the bed which can also be used to align fifth wheel and gooseneck trailers. The extensive safety and security features, including exclusive active safety systems such as — Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Mitigation (Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and AEB with trailer brakes have been integrated to deliver optimal safety and confidence for heavy duty assignments.

Class-leading Tech

Designed to be the most technologically advanced heavy duty pickup ever, the new Ram 2500/3500 Laramie® is loaded with an array of innovative and state-of-the-art features. The award-winning fourth-generation Uconnect® system offers new convenience and connected services to keep Ram truck customers connected, engaged and informed whilst keeping their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. The Uconnect® 4C NAV system features a 12-inch reconfigurable touchscreen and state-of-the-art connectivity. Personalization is made easy with the new split screen, allowing two different applications for desired configuration, such as Apple CarPlay® and climate controls, or one application, such as navigation across the entire 12-inch touchscreen. Another new tech feature of the heavy duty range is the digital rear-view mirror which increases the visibility of the surroundings behind the vehicle, as well as a clearer, brighter view in dark or poor light weather conditions. An active noise cancellation system with anti-vibration devices and acoustic glass significantly reduces ambient cabin sound levels to produce the quietest heavy duty Ram ever.

Complete Comfort

You know it the minute you see it: a Ram Heavy Duty Laramie® is refinement that rules with the capability that counts. So, move beyond that sleek exterior and those 18-inch cast aluminium wheels and investigate an interior designed with comfort at the core. The six-seater Laramie® crew cab trim caters to the buyer that values a luxurious feel. The leather-trimmed front seats are heated and vented. Medium Greystone accent stitching graces the upper dashboard, centre armrest and door panels. The all-black leather-trimmed seats also feature suede inserts. Ambient lighting is piped through the cabin allowing owners to continue their appreciation for the interior through the night. Surrounded by high-quality materials, all six passengers can relax and enjoy the ride in this impressive and spacious crew cab.

Ram Exclusive Features

Both the 2500 and 3500 Laramie® come standard with a 6’4” cargo tub. The 2500 is also available with a RamBox® Cargo Management System which is no doubt one of Ram’s most popular and exclusive features. When it comes to the smaller items we often need to carry, this signature storage solution brings new meaning to security and convenience. Say goodbye to anything rolling around in the cargo tub. Many items can be stored easily in the lockable, drainable and lit, storage boxes found on both sides of the cargo tub. 

*When fitted with a gooseneck tow hitch and air brakes to suit your vehicle and trailer in accordance with the varying towing & licensing rules and regulations of the States & Territories throughout Australia. It is the driver’s responsibility to consult local authorities and to ensure compliance with State and Territory towing & licensing rules and regulations. The driver must also ensure that the vehicle’s GVM, GCM, axle load ratings, and wheel load ratings are strictly complied to, these can be found in the specification sheet published here. Always, consult your local authorities, secure your load safely, and follow safety standards.