We’re in awe of the new Ram 1500 TRX, a 702-horsepower, off-road-ready beast of a truck that takes the fight to the Ford F-150 Raptor’s den. But this isn’t the first pickup to have come from the Ram and Dodge camps that’s turned its share of heads. From mid-century, Dodge had forged a reputation for building not just tough trucks that stood up to rough conditions and harsh environments, but also trucks that dominated the road with sheer power, style, or a combination of both. Without further ado, here are eight of our favorite Dodge and Ram trucks through the years.
1946 Dodge Power Wagon
Based on Dodge’s rough and rugged WC-series trucks produced for the U.S. military, the 1946 Dodge Power Wagon was the first civilian heavy-duty 4×4 truck to enter production. Early one-ton Power Wagons were sold in a variety of wheelbase lengths