Auction: 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Daytona
If you’re a fan of American muscle trucks, there’s a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Daytona Regular Cab up for auction that might catch your eye. Delivered new to Brenner Motors in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, this iconic vehicle features a cool Go ManGo! Paint finish, a tribute to its predecessor, the Charger Daytona. With only 70,000 miles on the odometer, this well-maintained classic boasts unique features and performance enhancements, making it a desirable piece for collectors and enthusiasts alike.
The Daytona’s exterior is a sight to behold, showcasing heritage-inspired design elements. The long rear spoiler, reminiscent of the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona, adds an aerodynamic touch, while black graphics on the side of the bed pay tribute to its legendary predecessor. Notable features include a chrome fuel door, tinted rear window, fog lamps and a distinctive hood with faux scoop. Additionally, the foldable cover and spray-in bed liner provide practicality without compromising on style.
The Daytona features chrome-plated 20-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, wrapped in Goodyear Wrangler SR-A tires, for a commanding presence. Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes ensure reliable stopping power, delivering performance and safety in equal measure.
Inside, dark gray fabric upholstered seats provide comfort and durability. The center stack and door panels are decorated with body-colored trim, enhancing the cohesive interior design. Modern amenities include a power-adjustable driver’s seat, cruise control, air conditioning, and a newer-style folding center armrest with convenient storage and cup holders. Noteworthy upgrades include a backup camera and a Pioneer touchscreen head unit paired with Infinity speakers for an enhanced audio experience.
The heart of the Daytona is a 5.7-liter (345 cubic inch) HEMI® V8, rated at 345 hp and 375 lb-ft, factory-rated. of torque. Not only is the engine factory specs, it has been fine-tuned with a Superchips Flashpaq performance tuner, taking its performance to a new level. Regular maintenance, including a coolant flush and recent oil change, ensures this beast is ready to deliver power on demand.
Power is transferred seamlessly through a five-speed automatic transmission, providing smooth shifts and dynamic acceleration. The Daytona features a limited-slip differential, dual-range transfer case, and side exhaust outlets, adding to its impressive capabilities. In 2019, the transmission and differential fluids were changed, and the transmission bushing in the transfer case was replaced to ensure peak performance.
An exceptional 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Daytona regular car is being offered at a no-reserve auction, giving enthusiasts a rare opportunity to own a piece of American automotive history. With a clean Carfax report and a comprehensive set of service records, this Daytona is a prime example of a meticulously cared-for classic. Bidding ends on Wednesday, November 1 at 1:00 PM EST.
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