We're sitting on 10-way power adjustable, heated and cooled seats swathed in rich black leather. Our hands are tight around a comfortably thick steering wheel, wrapped in the same luxurious leather, and heated against the cold.
We're not in a Mercedes S-Class.
In back, the passengers are watching live TV and listening to it on headphones. That way, they don't interfere with the rich sound we're getting from the 506-Watt Alpine stereo system, with its 10-inch subwoofer.
We're not in a BMW 7-Series.
The acceleration from the 5.7-liter V8 is smooth, with plenty of low-end torque and a big punch to close holes in traffic when we need it.
But we're not in a Jaguar XJ.
We're up. Way, way up. In a friggin' Dodge Ram.
What's going on here?
It's a luxury vehicle in every imaginable way. It just happens to be a luxury vehicle that can tow over 9,000 pounds, haul almost 2,000, and travel smoothly over the worst roads you can find.
The Dodge Ram 1500 Sport Crew Cab we've been given is enormous. It seats four, with more interior volume than any large sedan, and a five-foot-seven-inch bed in the back. It doesn't fit in parking spaces (well, maybe they paint those bigger in Texas). But it looks seriously badass. Read on at dubmag.net
Written by Sean Tucker