This year`s Kentucky Derby taking place in Louisville, United States which is also known as “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” is held by Chrysler`s truck division RAM, the constructor also releasing a special edition of the 1500.
It is called 2019 Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition and limited to just 2.000 units. It comes with a price tag of $53,190 adding the $1,645 destination and handling fee. The model is also a tribute to the 144th edition of the horse race.
As we can depict from the media gallery below, the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition is available in one configuration, Crew Cab with 4×2 and 4×4, coming as well with two- and four-wheel drive system. There is also the 5-ft and 7-in (1,702mm) bed length inside.
There are plenty of exterior colours to choose from – Ivory White Tri Coat paint with the ‘Run for Roses’ (as the famous horse race is also known) fender graphics, adding other five paintjobs – Granite Crystal, Diamond Black Crystal, Max Steel, Patriot Blue and Delmonico Red.
The 2019 Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition is equipped with cool off-road equipment which comprises power-retracting running boards, auto-leveling air suspension or trailer hitch with sway control. It also adds blind spot monitoring with automatic trailer detection. The trailer tow is also set at a maximum of 5,783 kg, while the payload is up to 1,043 kg.
The interior gets the best technology gear, with the main focus on the 12.0-inch Uconnect infotainment system with Sirius XM 360L and satellite navigation. Still inside, the cabin features premium leather upholstery, wood and metal accents, or front and rear seats with heating and cooling functions.
The new limited edition will be exposed at the Kentucky Derby which starts on the 5th of May. Also, RAM has also begun taking orders for the 2019 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition.