The 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel (the half ton truck with a three quarter ton payload)

When Ram introduced the all new 2019 Ram 1500 I had mixed feelings about the truck – thinking I’d go the heavy duty route when it was time for us to buy a truck, I didn’t pay too much attention to them for my needs. In other words; I was spending more time with online configuration tools for 3/4 Ton trucks than any of the half ton or midsize trucks. So I never gave much thought to how I’d option a half ton truck, until recently. Continue reading

Ram Rebel is not a Raptor replica

It’d be pretty easy to conjure up a list of reasons why the new Ram 1500 Rebel is a Ford F-150 Raptor “wannabe.” Yes, they are both “Factory Modified Off-Road” versions of the respective company’s half ton offerings; but each carry their own benefits for different types of customers. Plus, if the Rebel really wanted to be just like the Raptor, there wouldn’t be a V8 option. Continue reading