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You need the right truck to play in the biggest sandboxes on Earth. Thankfully, the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition is the perfect truck for your playtime. Whether you make a play date with the Mojave Desert or you take your Sandblast model to another sand-filled area, you’ll have lots of fun kicking up dirt in an effort to disappear from view in this truck.

It’s not time for the Sandman, but the Sandblast Edition of the Ram 1500 TRX

This 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition looks like a whole lot of fun
2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition | Stellantis

Asking a band like Metallica to play the Sandblast Edition in with Enter Sandman isn’t fitting at all. The only similarities are the word sand in the names. The song asks for restful sleep as the Sandman comes to help fill your dreams, while the Sandblast Edition is a truck that makes those dreams come true.

What is the Sandblast Edition of the Ram?

This new model of the Ram 1500 TRX is essentially a design kit. Car and Driver tells us this kit has:

  • Mojave Sand paint
  • Unique 18-inch wheels
  • Distinctive interior features
  • Level 2 Equipment package

Essentially, this new version of the TRX takes the already hardcore truck and adds a bit more to the mix, making it the right truck for some fun in the desert sand.

What makes the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX special?

The TRX version of this Ram truck uses the Hellcat engine from the Dodge Challenger and Charger. Yes, this truck also has lift kits, underbody protection, and the off-road chops to run fast across the desert, but the engine is the special sauce in this proverbial stew.

The TRX truck’s engine is a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 model mated to a beefed-up eight-speed automatic transmission. This powertrain gives this truck 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque.

Is the Ram TRX full-time 4WD?

Yes, it is. A new BorgWarner active transfer case sends power to all four wheels to give owners the right amount of power whenever needed. The transfer case is modified to handle the load from the powerful engine under the hood.

Is the Ram TRX the fastest truck?

2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition is the fastest production truck
2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition Side View | Stellantis

The quoted sprint time to 60 mph of 4.5 seconds makes the Ram 1500 TRX the fastest production truck in the market right now. This powerful beast offers tons of off-road features, and the juice to back up any braggadocios claim you might make. The Ram Trucks page offers a cool button where you can listen to the engine of this amazing truck

How much does a 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition cost?

Even though the Sandblast Edition is nothing more than an appearance package, it sends the price for this version of the Ram 1500 TRX to $100,080. That’s a lot of cheddar for an off-road truck, but this is an off-road truck with no equals in the market right now.

See how much fun Ken Block has with the TRX Sandblast Edition

If you want to see how this truck performs in the hands of a professional, this video gives you what you desire. Ken Block, one of the leading drifting drivers in the world, shows off his driving skills with the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Sandblast Edition. This truly is the right truck when you want to play in the largest sandboxes in the world. After the video, check out another hardcore off-road truck.

This article was updated on 8/20/2022.


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