If the TRX was the successor to the SRT10 truck...

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I think they learned their lesson with the viper ram, sold only 9000 copies in 3 years, and that was even in a time when there were not a lot of fast cars.
 
I think they learned their lesson with the viper ram, sold only 9000 copies in 3 years, and that was even in a time when there were not a lot of fast cars.
I would say the first year was tough without a quad cab and no automatic. Second year sold the most with quad cab but the 3rd year was the end. With the movement to SUV and trucks the last few years, it would sale, especially to people who are doing the whole trade their hellcat + Ram= to TRX.

Make this about 5-10k cheaper then the TRX base price and I think it would sale
 
I would say the first year was tough without a quad cab and no automatic. Second year sold the most with quad cab but the 3rd year was the end. With the movement to SUV and trucks the last few years, it would sale, especially to people who are doing the whole trade their hellcat + Ram= to TRX.

Make this about 5-10k cheaper then the TRX base price and I think it would sale
That truck looks sick. I’d get one
 
I think they need to build it....I would add it to my collection!
 

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I would buy one, red eye horsepower, add a 2WD option along with AWD system for just straight line acceleration.

Body looks so much better with entire exterior all one color, but from having a Laramie sport, the painted fender moldings are not off road friendly even with clear paint film protection. Rocks tear them up.

I think it would sell. A lot of trucks have similar look as TRX. Raptor, modified RAM's, Ford's, GM's. I see them all the time. What is the real difference? The hellcat and factory prepped off road truck.

Everyone bought the TRX for the Hellcat. That engine is the real Easter egg to me. But how many TRX owners will actually take it off road? 50% or less? It would be an interesting poll.

So imagine a red eye Type HP engine with that body, better speed tires, brakes, 2WD option along with AWD system for just straight line acceleration. Basically swap the heavy duty off road suspension, for a street sport performance suspension, braking system and make it out of aluminum.

Only 2 years left of Hellcat, maybe 3. We all know Ford is coming with Raptor-R. Imagine FORD press releases Raptor-R with matching TRX specs or better. A day later, FCA announces the TRX-R street truck and the TRX-R off-road truck with red eye horse power.

It would break FORD's back.

Hope it happens.

FCA should take a note from their 2016-2017 Viper GT-C (custom) program, the last 2 years of viper program, where they let the customer customize the entire care, pick out any color they wanted for body paint, wheels, interior options, aero...etc.

Imagine, you could order a factory viper, with factory custom body exterior paint, GTS high end electronics and interior laguna leather & carbon fiber interior, with all the ACR track and handling performance mods, exterior carbon package, different hood options, track race package, brembo brake upgrade, decide which aero package you wanted, decide which wheel style and color you wanted.

These cars MSRP with all or most of the options around: MSRP for $143,000.00 and are now selling $200,000.00-$230,000.00. But you could build one from $90,000.00 up.

That would be the ultimate. 2 TRX-R's (street and off road) and custom program to go out with a bang.
 
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The problem with the SRT and Lightning IMHO is they looked like "Fast & The Furious" trucks instead of trucks rural Americans would drool over. That's why the TRX is so great - has an uber engine but it still looks like a farm/work truck on the outside.

Lowered trucks with low profile tires and "pu$$y wagon" on the back have a niche I suppose, but if you want to mass produce something make it look like a truck that Americans want. Not hatin' on those that like that Japanese look to their trucks I just think it is a smaller niche as most truck owners prefer big engine, big tires and big trucks.
 
It I want something low for the street I’m buying a traditional sportscar everytime. Pickups have too many negative handling characteristics
 
I can appreciate the low sitting widebody trucks. I still prefer a little more tire like Vaughn Gittin's truck.

There have been a few lowered Raptors over the years as well. Most lower than this though.

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@RamCares or someone is listening to @KnightMare

Perfect world, I'd have a crew cab TRX and TRX SRT-10 crew cab. Need that back row for the pups, not about the single cab life.
 
A TRX set up like that lowered raptor would be a killer on the street. But I guess at that point, most people would just get a trackhawk.
 

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