It’s been 4 years since the first word of a RAM Rebel TRX came out. Back in June 2018 FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) confirmed the truck got the go-ahead for production.

Initially, the truck was destined as an off-road half-ton, but then came news of a possible supercharged engine, making it the most powerful factory-engined half-ton truck ever. Setting the tone for the reveal was a video of explosions, fire, dinosaur roars, heavy rock music, engine roars, jets, rockets, and the whine of a supercharger.

RAM Rebel TRX. Photo: FCA.

TRX Specs

  • Supercharged 6.2L Hemi V8 engine
  • 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters
  • 118mph top speed
  • 0-60mph in 4 seconds
2021 RAM Rebel TRX
RAM Rebel TRX. Photo: FCA.

Off-Road – Desert Racing

TRX is short for Tyrannosaurus Rex, a strong, dominating dinosaur. Will the RAM Rebel TRX stand up to name? Here are some more features that set it apart from other trucks;

  • Launch control
  • Drives modes; Auto, Sport, Snow, Tow & Custom and then Off-road (Mud/Sand, Baja, Rock)
  • 35″ tires
  • BorgWarner 48-13 full-time active transfer case 
  • 13 inches of front and rear wheel travel
  • Electric, selectable lockers
  • Dana 60 solid rear axle
  • Locking rear diff
  • Flow-through lettering
  • 8″ wider track than other RAM 1500s
  • 50% of engine air intake through hood scoop, and the rest through thee grille.
  • LED clearance lamps in hood scoop and fenders (required for wide vehicles)
  • 19″ aluminum wheels with Beadlock option
  • 4 oversized tow hooks
  • Dual 5″ exhaust outlets
  • Factory-installed rock rail option
  • optional RAM Bar
  • 32″ of water forging
  • 2.5-inch Bilstein Black Hawk e2 adaptive performance shocks front an rear
  • 29-liter airbox to filter out dirt
  • low range of 2.64:1 for rock crawling 

Off-Road angles

Approach angle = 30.2 degrees, breakover angle =21.9 degrees and departure angle is 23.5 degrees.

Ram Rebel TRX ground clearance is 11.8 inches.

Inside of the Rebel TRX

RAM Rebel TRX Interior
TRX interior. Photo: FCA.

12″ touchscreen had UConnect 4C as standard with SiriusXM 360L. Applications on the screen include drive modes, performance pages, and off-road pages. Audio is powered by a 900-watt, 19-speaker Harmon Kardon sound system. A first for RAM Trucks is the new Heads-up-display. Heated and ventilated premium Natura Plus leather with perforated suede accents cover the front bucket and rear bench seats. An SRT-inspired steering wheel has a flat bottom with enhanced grips with optional suede and carbon fiber accents.

 A 360-degree Surround View Camera system includes a front-facing camera making it easier to navigate rocks or rough terrain.

Equipment Groups on the RAM Rebel TRX (TR1 and TR2) feature a Modular Lightweight Load-bearing Equipment / Pouch Attachment Ladder System (MOLLE/PALS) on the seatback that enables bags and other equipment to be weaved in place.


Safety Technology


Standard safety features include Electronic Stability Control ESC, Parkview rear back up camera, and electronic roll mitigation 

Lane Keep Assist, and Lane Departure warnings.

Adaptive Cruise Control, Ready Alert Braking, Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus. Blind-spot Monitoring are all available options.

RAM Rebel TRX Price

What everybody wants to know. What is the price of the TRX?

How much is the 2021 RAM TRX

A 2021 RAM 1500 TRX Crew Cab 4×4 with a 5’7″ box starts at $69,995 MSRP.

How much horsepower does the RAM TRX have?

702 horsepower.

How much torque does the RAM TRX have?

650 lb.-ft.

What colors does the RAM TRX come in?

Monotone; Diamond Black Crystal. Two-Tone; Granite Crystal & Diamond Black, Billet Silver & Diamond Black, Hyrdo Blue & Diamond Black, Flame Red & Diamond Black, Bright White & Diamond Black.

What does TRX stand for?

Tyrannosaurus rex.

When will the RAM TRX be available at dealers?

Ordering for the RAM Rebel TRX begins on August 18th, 2020. You can build your TRX here.

For more information or to order, reserve a truck, contact your local Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM dealership.