Dodge Ram Concept by AEV

Η American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) είναι μια αμερικάνικη εταιρία από το Michigan, που βελτιώνει τετρακίνητα οχήματα για σκληρό off-roading από το 1997. Στη φετινή SEMA θα φέρει ένα νέο concept που βασίζεται στο Ram 2500 Crew Cab Diesel.

Το συγκεκριμένο Dodge σηματοδοτεί την απαρχή βελτίωσης αυτοκινήτων της συγκεκριμένης μάρκας, και εν αντιθέσει με τα Jeep Wrangler by AEV τα οποία είναι εξαιρετικά ικανά εκτός δρόμου, αλλά έχουν περιορισμένο ωφέλιμο φορτίο, το pickup της Ram θα παρέχει πολύ μεγαλύτερη ωφέλιμο φορτίο και δυνατότητες ρυμούλκησης, με μικρές παραχωρήσεις για τις υπόλοιπες δυνατότητες του.

Dodge Ram Concept by AEV

Η λίστα των αναβαθμισμένων προϊόντων του είναι μακροσκελή και περιλαμβάνει νέα ανάρτηση πoυ ανυψώνει το όχημα κατά 10 εκατ., μεγάλες ζάντες αλουμινίου, φαρδύτερα φτερά που προσφέρουν χώρο για λάστιχο μέχρι 40 ιντσών, ενώ ο εμπρός προφυλακτήρας υποστηρίζει βίντσι με μέγιστο βάρος ρυμούλκησης 7,5 τόνους.

[Πηγή: American Expedition Vehicles]

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AEV Ram Concept Vehicle – SEMA Show 2013

The vehicle: 2014 Ram 2500 Crew Cab Diesel

The concept: Since 1997, American Expedition Vehicles has been on the cutting edge of the 4WD industry, constantly pushing the boundaries of design and innovation. AEV recognized that there is a void in the industry for customers who require a vehicle that is very capable off-road, has exceptional handling characteristics and ride quality but also has a large cargo capacity and is able to satisfy the demands of a heavy towing. AEV felt that the Ram was the ideal vehicle platform to fill this void. The AEV Ram Concept is gear toward the outdoorsman-someone who requires a capable vehicle off-road, but still requires the larger size, higher towing capacity and increased payload of a ¾ or 1-ton pickup truck. AEV set out to achieve these goals by breaking the mold of the traditional “lifted truck” methodology and utilized their engineering and design expertise to create a complete vehicle package that includes components that are designed to work in harmony with each other in both style and functionality. The result is a great looking truck with high ground clearance, a low center of gravity and superior front end protection.

AEV Ram Front Bumper

• Industry’s only stamped steel, winch compatible front bumper for the Ram
• 3/16″ steel construction
• Modular design to allow customers to customize the bumper to suit their individual needs and personal style preferences
• 1/4″ steel winch mount accommodates 12-16.5k winches
• Heavy duty shackle mounts
• Provisions for 6.5″ integrated off-road lights
• Compatible with 2010+ Ram 1500/2500/3500/4500/5500 trucks

AEV Ram Wheel

• 17X10 Ram-specific fitment
• OE-quality, A-356 cast aluminum construction
• SAE J2530 Certified
• 3,650lbs Load Rating
• Cast-in hub cover
• Recessed valve stem

AEV 3″ Ram Suspension System

• Raises the vehicle 3″ in the front and 2″ in the rear for a level stance
• Retains OE coil springs to maintain capability
• Optimized suspension geometry for improved handling and increased roll center
• Custom-tuned shocks to improve ride quality
• High Steer Kit to correct steering geometry and provide precision steering

AEV High Clearance Fender Flares

• Provides additional clearance for larger tires with less lift-accommodates a 40″ tire with only 3 inches of lift.
• Fender Flare design integrates with and compliments the AEV Premium Front Bumper for an aggressive yet refined appearance.[/learn_more]