Vehicle lovers have a special place in their hearts for high-speed trucks. They all have some or other excellent story of high-speed pickups. In fact, they have spent a pleasant time with their speeding trucks which are unique.
Trucks with a confined cab and an open area with low sides are trucks. The origin of the word “pickup” is unknown. High-Speed Pickup trucks were useful work tools but later on, people started purchasing them for their lifestyle reasons till then it was known also as ‘Crew-Cab’ with four-doors, and after that these trucks were developed with more comforting features such as air conditioner or power engine.
During the passing time, trucks were developed with so many amazing features. The important part is that these trucks cannot be exaggerated because apart from taking workload from peoples, they are useful and helped in many businesses as it is also true that these high-speed pickups are meant for business purposes. According to the survey in the first half of 2020, it was concluded that the world’s best-selling pickup was The Ford F Series.
In 2002, Dodge Ram SRT-10 was introduced in limited numbers by an American automaker Dodge. According to Guinness’s World of Book Record 2004, Dodge Ram SRT-10 is recorded as the world’s fastest high-speed pickup. Daimler Chrysler’s PVO created the Dodge Ram SRT-10 using Plymouth Prowler and Dodge Viper engineers.
Back in the 2000s Ram SRT-10 was an ultra-cool truck with Viper V10 and moving towards the turbo engine and you may never see a truck like Ram SRT-10
In the exterior styling, Extensive wind tunnel testing was done. Dodge has put a Viper Engine for the second time. In 1996, Dodge Ram having Viper Generation 2 engine was introduced but later on it was not put into production. Chrysler 8.3 liter V10 is featured in SRT-10. 712N.m of torque at 4200rpm and 500bhp at 5600rpm is produced by the engine.
High-Speed Pickups Acceleration
The regular cab that has 2 front doors and one row of seating, reached a top speed of 248km/h with a total weight of 2,327kg and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9seconds, it could complete 400m at 171km/h in 13.6 seconds.
Whereas the Quad Cab which has two extra front doors and an extra seating row, reached the top speed of 237 km/h with a total weight of 2,548kg and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds and it could complete 400m at 161 km/h in 13.7. Ram Heavy Duty Truck modified the brakes to be used in Ram SRT-10 in the year 2004 and 2005-06. The standard brakes were used in the back with 14 in 356mm rotors and brakes for the front side were with 15 in 381mm.
In 2005-06 four-piston larger mono-block brakes were used designed by TRW. The truck audio of Dodge Ram SRT-10 by 2006 had 3 options and had 8 brand speakers with large LCD map navigation which was DVD based, Bluetooth by U-Connect, CD player with a standard LED radio and LCD which was based on a CD system.
Exterior Of The Trucks
Silver accents through the middle of the armrest were used in both the regular or quad cab. The leather steering wheel was also the part of SRT-10 with charcoal leather seats. The passenger-side air-ag had a silver trim logo of SRT-10. The speedometer was revised to measure the increased performance of SRT-10. Stock setup was replaced by the Aluminum pedals. Talking about the exterior features of SRT-10, it was featured by a unique wide power bulge and grill hoods coop.
The engine of SRT-10 used to run cooler because of the hood scoop as it forced the hot air to exit from the engine and allowed the cool air to enter and to indicate the hood over the engine, badges of Viper Powered was added to the power-bulge. On the driver and passenger doors, large SRT-10 logos were printed. The airflow and reduction in lift and drag were provided in addition to the style. It had a bed size of 6 ft. and 3 inches in 1.91m.
- On 10 November 2003, the first Dodge Ram SRT-10 was produced and the production of Ram-SRT 10 ended in 2006.
- Total 3,057 Dodge Ram SRT-10 were produced in the year 2004.
- In the year 2005, 5,113 Dodge Ram SRT-10 were produced, and in the year 2006 1,973 Ram, SRT-10 were produced.
- During the lifespan of 3-years from 2003 to 2006, the total production of Dodge Ram SRT-10 was 10,046.
Dodge Ram SRT-10 truck having Viper Engine was the most powerful and fastest truck and it was also helpful in trading but later on, all of the sudden news came out about the discontinuation of Ram SRT-10 and the reason is still unknown.
Recalling the time of dodge Dakota among the old aesthetic high-speed pickups. It was talk of the town back in its time it had the power of 173 brake horsepower. Shelby grabbed all the attention due to its 5.9-liter capacity which was reserved for humongous trucks.
Tesla is becoming the new giant in automobiles. Its innovations are the signature quality of its production. Keeping up with all the latest technologies and associating them with automobiles has made a very good impact on tesla on the public. Keeping up with its name tesla has introduced a high-speed pickup whose design makes it irresistible to fall for it. Along with such a quality exterior and interior that tesla offers with its new high-speed pickups, another feature that makes it stand out from other competition is attaining a speed of 60 miles per hour in just 3 seconds time frame.
High-Speed Pickups For Transportation
In some countries, high-speed pickups are used as transport of passengers but they are often used for towing capabilities and utilizing cargo. They are popular because of their fuel economy and as well as their rides are comfortable and capable for daily use and also these trucks are safer as compare to the compact car model but keeping up the pace with innovations that are being introduced in pickups nowadays it will be quite possible to compare these enormous automobiles with racing cars that are designed just for speed thrill.