Ram Debuts Kentucky-Derby Inspired Limited Edition
The 144th Kentucky Derby is set to race on Saturday, May 5, and in honor of being the official truck of Churchill Downs® and the celebrated derby for the ninth time, Ram is revealing a limited, special edition truck. The Ram 1500 Limited Kentucky Derby Edition is a version of the all new 2019 Ram 1500, and will proudly display “Run for the Roses” on its fenders.
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“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.”
Available in 4×2 or 4×4 Crew Cab styles, the 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Kentucky Derby Edition features a 5-foot, 7-inch bed. Five exterior colors — Diamond Black Crystal, Delmonico Red, Max Steel, Granite Crystal, and Patriot Blue —are available on the new Ram 1500 Limited.
The Ram 1500 Limited Kentucky Derby Edition features power-retracing running boards, Ram’s Uconnect 12-inch touchscreen radio with Sirius XM 360L with navigation, four-corner auto-leveling air suspension, and full-leather rear and front metal and genuine wood-trimmed reclining seats that can be cooled and heated. Making sure you’re always in control, the Kentucky Derby-inspired truck is equipped with blind spot monitor with automatic trailer detection and trailer hitch with sway control.
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Only 2,000 of the Ram 1500 Limited Kentucky Derby Edition will be produced, and it starts at $53,190. The destination charge is set at $1,645.