Ram Unveils Special Kentucky Derby® Edition

By Ryan Everson | March 30th, 2018

To mark the 144th Running of the Kentucky Derby®, you can get a Ram 1500 Limited Edition packed with capability, technology and luxury. This 2019 Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition is only available in the top Limited trim, and will feature distinctive Kentucky Derby “Run for the Roses” fender graphics so you can showcase your love of the sport. This is Ram’s ninth year as the Official Truck of Churchill Downs® and the Kentucky Derby, and we look forward to serving for many more years.

“The Kentucky Derby has long been among America’s most cherished sporting events,” said Mike Manley, Head of Ram Brand – FCA. “The close ties between Ram trucks and the equine community have led us to the introduction of the 2019 Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition. The Ram 1500 is a no-compromise truck that delivers capability, durability, technology, and safety and is well-suited to meet the needs of all kinds of owners, including those who love horses.”

The exciting and capable 2019 Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 HEMI® coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission that earns you a max towing rating of 12,750 pounds when properly equipped. You’ll enjoy all the same comfort, convenience, and safety features you expect on a standard Ram 1500, including four-corner auto-leveling air suspension, power-retracting running boards, trailer hitch with Sway Control, and Blind Spot Monitor with Automatic Trailer Detection. The Kentucky Derby Edition also includes luxurious full-leather front and rear reclining seats with heating and cooling, as well as genuine wood and metal trim.

The launch of the Kentucky Derby Edition will also mark the introduction of Ivory White Tri-Coat paint, and the first time that a body-colored appearance package will be available on the all-new Ram 1500 Limited. Five additional exterior colors are also available for Kentucky Derby Edition buyers to choose from: Delmonico Red, Diamond Black Crystal, Granite Crystal, Max Steel, or Patriot Blue. The Ram Kentucky Derby Edition is available in 4×2 or 4×4 Crew Cab configurations, with a 5 ft.-7 in. bed length.

The Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition is on sale now. But you’ll have to hurry, to get one of these outstanding models because production is limited to only 2,000 units. Talk to one of our team members today to learn more about how you can secure your new Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition!

Images courtesy of Ram Media

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