This Ram pickup will pull Santa's sleigh at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is the most powerful pickup ever made, but it's not all about speed. The high performance off-roader is a well-rounded monster truck, says Fox News Autos Editor Gary Gastelu.
Old Kris Kringle will be wearing a red suit and riding behind a (RED) truck in New York City on Thursday.
Jeep®, FIAT and Ram Partner with (RED)® to become first multi-brand automotive partners; announce special (Jeep)RED, (FIAT) RED and (Ram)RED editions to help fight pandemics ( )
The special edition truck is being offered for the 2022 model year through a partnership with Bono's (RED) project and a portion of the proceeds from each sale are being donated to the Global Fund to help fight future pandemics.
2022 Ram 1500 (RAM)RED Edition badge
This year marks the seventh in a row that Ram has sponsored the parade and all of the floats in the parade will be towed by various Ram trucks. Last year Santa hitched with the 702 hp Ram 1500 TRX.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 26: A view of Santa Claus's sleigh float, pulled by a red Ram TRX Truck, at the 94th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® on November 26, 2020 in New York City. The World-Famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® kicks off the holiday season for millions of television viewers watching safely at home. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Macy's Inc.)
The (RAM)RED is based on the 1500 Limited Crew Cab and features unique exterior and interior badging at a starting price of $64,495.
As for the trucks used in the parade, a Ram spokeswoman told Fox News Autos that most of them will be distributed to local dealers and available for sale after the event.