On the Pegs - August 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 8 - August 2022 - Page 10

WORLD NEWS

RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING AND RAM BEGIN EXCITING GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP

COURTESY OF KTM
The American brand has provided four RAM 1500s – two TRX , one Lamarie Night Edition , and a Rebel – for Red Bull KTM to use for travel to and from fixtures on the offroad calendar through the remainder of the 2022 season . The trucks themselves need little introduction – billed as the fastest , most powerful production pickups in the world , they ride on huge 35-inch tires , produce 650 ft-lb of torque , and accelerate from 0-100km / h in just over 4.5 seconds !
Officially beginning at round 13 of the FIM Motocross World Championship in the Czech Republic on July 16-17 , the new alignment will see both KTM and RAM benefit from a united and strong presence in the paddock . Taking care of logistics and operations at all racing events will be KWA and AEC . These two highly respected companies are global suppliers of solutions for the automotive sector , as well as being the leading importers of vehicles and spare parts for RAM in Europe . KWA can rely on a network of over 100 dealerships in 15 European countries and specialist dealer , Auto Geppy . AEC is supported by over 130 brandauthorized European dealerships .
RAM Truck was launched in 2009 as a stand-alone brand in order to satisfy the needs of pickup consumers and create highquality vehicles . With a full line up — RAM 1500 , 2500 / 3500 Heavy Duty , 3500 / 4500 / 5500 Chassis Cab , ProMaster and ProMaster City — RAM designs trucks to benefit customers in heavy-duty work and take them wherever they wish to go .
RAM is the number one brand in high-quality new vehicles and the only exclusive truck brand to rank number one in J . D . Power ’ s “ Initial Quality Study ” ( 2021 ), which analyzes new vehicle performance during the first three months of ownership . In the same study , the Heavy Duty RAM models received the best scores , making the American brand number one in terms of quality for heavy-duty pickups .
KTM believes this inaugural contract is just the beginning of a mutually beneficial partnership with RAM and looks forward to many successes together in the future .
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