Thursday, November 3, 2011 08:00
Ever since Dodge discontinued the Viper V-10-powered Dodge Ram SRT-10, truck fans have been waiting for its replacement. Well, the wait might be over. The new Ram 392 Quick Silver debuts at the SEMA show this week (November 1-4), and it looks like just the truck to take back the title of the world’s fastest pickup.
Under the Quick Silver’s aluminum hood is a very quick engine, a 6.4-liter Hemi V-8 that puts out a claimed 470 horsepower, more than enough to haul just about any payload short of an oil tanker. Standard equipment includes a cold-air intake, a cat-back exhaust system, and headers with an electronically controlled cutout (Hey, everybody, wake up! I’m home!) Brakes are by Brembo, and feature 15-inch rotors and six-piston calipers.
The Quick Silver is painted––what else?––silver, with a gloss black roof and red anodized wheels, mirrors, and grille inserts. All exterior lights hide behind tinted covers, and the suspension has been modified for an additional 2 inches of ride-height reduction.
If the Quick Silver turns out to be anything like its first iteration, that “World’s Fastest Pickup” trophy will be on its way back to Ram HQ very soon.