Ram has teased its all-electric 1500 Revolution BEV concept in a short unlisted video on YouTube ahead of its reveal on January 5 at the 2023 CES show in Las Vegas.

    The one minute-long video shows brief glimpses of clay models that hint at the concept’s exterior design.

    We already have an idea of what the Ram 1500 Revolution will look like thanks to a number of previous teaser images, which show it’ll have a double bubble roof and digital side mirrors.

    Ram has confirmed the production version of the 1500 Revolution BEV will debut in 2024, and said it’ll “push past” its competition in “areas truck customers care about most” – range, towing, payload and charge time.

    This electric pickup will be Ram’s answer to the Ford F-150 Lightning, Chevrolet Silverado EV, GMC Hummer EV, GMC Sierra EV, Rivian R1T, and Tesla Cybertruck.

    Exact details about this full-sized electric pickup are few and far between for now, but what we do know is it will be built on Stellantis’ new STLA Frame body-on-frame architecture.

    Ram has previously said vehicles on the STLA Frame architecture will feature 159kW to 200kWh batteries and offer up to 800km of range.

    The platform can also support electric motors offering between 150kW and 330kW of power, which could mean 660kW dual-motor powertrains are on the menu.

    In terms of rival competitors, the Ford F-150 Lightning offers up to 432kW and 482km of claimed range, the GMC Hummer EV produces 745kW and a claimed 529km of range in Edition 1 guise, and the Chevrolet Silverado EV offers up to 495kW and 645km of range.

    As for the production vehicle’s chances for an Australian launch, a spokesperson for local Ram distributor Ateco said in April that it’s “working with our colleagues at Ram Trucks in the US, and are monitoring a number of vehicles that would suit the Australian market”.

    In addition to the full-sized electric pickup, Ram says it’s planning a “mid-sized” one too, closer in footprint to the likes of the Ford Ranger.

    This will be based on the STLA Large architecture, which will also form the basis of the Jeep Recon and Wagooner S and production Dodge Charger Daytona SRT, among others.

    Ram has previously said it’s aiming to offer electric vehicles (EVs) in the majority of the segments it competes in by 2025, with a full range of electric models to be offered no later than 2030.

    The promise of a full range of EVs by 2030 suggests Ram is not only working on the aforementioned mid- and full-sized electric pickups, but also EV counterparts to the rest of its model line-up.

    In addition to the 1500, Ram also sells the heavier-duty 2500 and 3500 pickups and the ProMaster, a rebadged version of the Fiat Ducato van. All of these vehicles are sold locally, though the Ducato retains its Fiat badging in Australia.

    The Ducato is already available with an electric powertrain in Europe, and Ram has confirmed it’ll introduce it in North America in 2023.

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    Jack Quick

    Jack Quick is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne. Jack studied journalism and photography at Deakin University in Burwood, and previously represented the university in dance nationally. In his spare time, he loves to pump Charli XCX and play a bit of Grand Theft Auto. He’s also the proud owner of a blue, manual 2020 Suzuki Jimny.

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