“Ram Truck brand has the opportunity to work directly with our successful colleagues at Fiat Professional on vehicles we feel will resonate with North American customers,” said Fred Diaz, President and CEO — Ram Truck Brand and Chrysler de Mexico, Chrysler Group LLC. “Aligning with the recent launch of our new Ram Commercial division, the 2014 Ram ProMaster offers customers an entirely new full-size van with best-in-class features, quality, durability, capability and low total cost of ownership.”
Ram Truck is tapping into resources at Fiat Professional – one of the largest producers of commercial vehicles in the entire world. The new 2014 Ram ProMaster is based on the popular front-wheel-drive Fiat Ducato, the most popular full-size van in Europe.
The 2014 Ram ProMaster is the Company’s first shared truck collaboration with Fiat Professional.
The 2014 Ram ProMaster offers 13 different configurations:
ProMaster 1500 Cargo Van 118-inch wheelbase low roof
ProMaster 1500 Cargo Van 136-inch wheelbase low roof
ProMaster 1500 Cargo Van 136-inch wheelbase high roof
ProMaster 2500 Cargo Van 136-inch wheelbase high roof
ProMaster 2500 Cargo Van 159-inch wheelbase high roof
ProMaster 3500 Cargo Van 159-inch wheelbase high roof
ProMaster 3500 Cargo Van 159-inch wheelbase high roof extended body
ProMaster 3500 Chassis Cab 136-inch wheelbase
ProMaster 3500 Chassis Cab 159-inch wheelbase
ProMaster 3500 Chassis Cab 159-inch wheelbase extended body
ProMaster 3500 Chassis Cab Cutaway 136-inch wheel base
ProMaster 3500 Chassis Cab Cutaway 159-inch wheel base
ProMaster 3500 Chassis Cab Cutaway 159-inch wheelbase extended frame
The ProMaster is a Class 2 van and the company says it offers the most fuel-efficient model in its class and includes best-in-class usability and more cargo capacity than the competition.
Timing of Ram ProMaster launch aligns with the recent announcement of Ram Commercial, a new division of the Ram Truck brand to meet unique requirements of commercial customers. The van is expected to list at $26,030 and the company says it will be available in the third quarter of this year.
The ProMaster joins the 2014 Ram C/V in Ram’s commercial van lineup.
Here’s a video from the announcement: