The truck adds darker trim to the Sport package

Special edition pickups are all the rage because they offer buyers a customized look straight off the showroom without the need of collecting the aftermarket parts themselves. Ram is adding one more to the mix for the 2017 model year with the new Ram 1500 Night package for the truck’s Sport trim. Pricing will be announced closer to launch in the fourth quarter of 2016.

As the name hints, the Night package gives the Ram 1500 darker trim, which pops especially well on the light-colored body. The truck makes a major statement in front with its blacked-out grille with hex-pattern mesh. The Sport’s standard black headlights bezels match the look perfectly, too. The one in these photos also wears an optional hood with black nostrils. Running boards are available, too. The exterior is available in Bright Silver Metallic, Bright White, Brilliant Black, Flame Red, and Granite Crystal Metallic.

To match the front’s dark look, the back takes the tailgate from the Ram 1500 Rebel, including Ram branding prominently stamped in black. The truck also rides on 20-inch gloss black wheels, and there are matching badges around the exterior.

The Night package is available all versions of the Sport trim, so customers can choose from the Regular, Quad, or Crew Cab bodies. The interior comes directly from this version, too, including the heated seats and steering wheel. Buyers can choose between a 3.6-liter V6 with 305 horsepower (227.4 kilowatts) and 269 pound-feet (364.7 Newton-meters) of torque or a 5.7-liter V8 with 395 hp (296.4 kW) and 410 lb-ft (555.9 Nm). Both engines use an eight-speed automatic that can hook up to rear- or four-wheel drive.

The Night package joins a bevy of recent special edition Rams. Customers who want a lot more color can get the Stinger Yellow Sport version. Buyers in the Lone Star State also can get the Yellow Rose of Texas model. Given the popularity of these factory-customized trucks, if you miss out on this one, it’s safe to expect limited trim combinations in the future.

Source: Ram

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