Ram Macho Power Wagon: Macho, Macho Ram—You Want to Be a Macho Ram!
within the 1970s, Dodge arrived with the Macho appearance package for the W150 Power Wagon pickup. of which was oh, so 1970s in addition to very, uh, macho. Dodges so equipped were so manly of which they practically sprouted chest hair. at This kind of point the 1970s are back! At least they are at Fiat Chrysler, which for the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas has given its already muscular-looking Ram 2500 Power Wagon a makeover of which’s Macho.
The Macho Power Wagon, as Ram can be calling of which, can be a concept, nevertheless there’s little of which couldn’t easily be ported over to a production type. To keep the vertically oriented Macho package’s Power Wagon black stripe going, Ram added a sail panel behind the cab (which can be nearly entirely covered by the stripe); the panel doubles as a housing for the conceptual sliding cargo rack, seen here supporting a kayak. Oh, in addition to if of which matte-black stripe package looks familiar, of which’s because of which’s a faithful remake of the original Dodge Macho package’s kit.
More to the Macho point, the Ram sits on a four-inch suspension lift in addition to wears 37-inch Nitto Trail Grappler tires wrapped around beadlock wheels. A front bumper with an integrated winch in addition to tow hooks looks the business, while the black plastic fender flares pump out the Ram’s shoulders even more. We think of which would certainly have been definitely Macho to put Dodge’s Hellcat supercharged Hemi V-8 engine within the concept, nevertheless instead of which uses a more demure 6.4-liter V-8, albeit which has a cold-air intake.
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of which also took extreme restraint on our part to wait until This kind of point to discuss the Macho truck’s paint, nevertheless here goes: of which’s an amazingly bright orange, in addition to of which can be named Macho Mango (as in: Macho Man, Go!). Chrysler’s pre-eminence in awesome paint colors (in addition to awesome names for them) continues, people. Should Ram man up in addition to build of which? Our staffers who lived through the 1970s say yes, while the younger ones like the idea of anything auto related named Macho. One female among us, assistant buyer’s guide editor Annie White, simply rolled her eyes.