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Anticipation Builds for RAM 1500 TRX Successor as RAM Signals New Developments

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Anticipation Builds for RAM 1500 TRX Successor as RAM Signals New Developments

 

By Jeff Gibbs

As the automotive world continues to evolve, RAM Trucks is not standing still, especially in the high-performance pickup segment. The brand has stirred excitement with a potential successor to the powerful RAM 1500 TRX, as revealed in a LinkedIn post by the company’s marketing chief, Jeff Summers. This post, filled with hidden details from the RAM 1500 RHO’s reveal video, hinted at an even more formidable model in the pipeline.

Current Landscape and Future Potential

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The 2025 RAM 1500 RHO, equipped with a force-fed straight-six engine, aligns with the outputs of other face lifted MY25 RAM 1500 models. Although it marks a significant advancement, it doesn’t directly replace the supercharged 6.2-litre V8-powered TRX known for its raw power and speed. Notably, the RHO’s competitive 0-60 mph acceleration time brings it close to its predecessor’s performance metrics, but enthusiasts and critics know that the TRX’s legacy demands even more.

Clues and Confirmations

In his post, Summers particularly highlighted a dirt bike in the RHO reveal video labeled ‘540’ for horsepower, alongside another bike with a blank label, speculated to represent the horsepower for an upcoming RAM model. This tease suggests that RAM is not only keen on continuing the TRX lineage but is planning to surpass previous benchmarks. RAM CEO Tim Kuniskis further fuelled these speculations at the reveal of the TRX Final Edition by mentioning, “This current chapter in Ram’s high-performance trucks is coming to a close, but it’s not the end of TRX’s story.”

Exploring New Horizons

The speculation around the next TRX includes several exciting powertrain possibilities:

  • Enhanced Six-Cylinder Option: Building on the RHO’s engine, an even more powerful six-cylinder could be in development, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible without a V8.
  • Hybrid Powertrain: Reflecting broader industry trends towards electrification, a hybridised version of the Hurricane engine is a strong contender, potentially offering a blend of traditional combustion power with electric efficiency and torque.
  • Full Electric Configuration: As Stellantis moves towards electrification, a fully electric TRX could transform the concept of high-performance pickups, delivering instant torque and reducing emissions.

Strategic Positioning and Market Impact

The upcoming model is poised to challenge the Ford F-150 Raptor R directly, situating the RHO to contend with the standard F-150 Raptor. This strategic positioning not only diversifies RAM’s offerings but also caters to varying levels of performance needs and preferences within the consumer base.

Expected Timeline and Introduction

Industry insiders anticipate that the new RAM 1500 TRX could be revealed next year as a 2026 model. This timeline allows RAM to perfect the integration of advanced powertrains and perhaps set new standards in truck performance.

Conclusion

As RAM prepares to unveil its next-generation TRX, the automotive community watches with bated breath. With the potential introduction of groundbreaking technologies and powertrains, RAM is not just aiming to continue the TRX legacy; it’s looking to redefine it, ensuring the brand remains at the forefront of the high-performance truck market.

 

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Casino Showground Bookings Now Available

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Casino Showground Bookings Now Available

 

We are excited to announce that the recently revitalised Casino Showground and Racecourse precinct will commence accepting bookings starting from Monday, June 3rd.

With a generous funding injection of $12.8 million from the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, alongside contributions from various sources including the NSW Showground Stimulus Program, Drought Communities Funding, Crown Lands, and Council, the total investment in this redevelopment has reached $14.4 million.

This newly enhanced facility boasts a range of features including a spacious undercover arena, an outdoor sand arena, turfed areas, covered stables, and a state-of-the-art racehorse stable complex capable of accommodating up to 80 horses. Additionally, new parking areas for cars, trucks, and floats have been added for the convenience of visitors.

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Of notable appeal is the newly constructed racehorse exercise area, which includes round yards, a horse walker, and a 50-metre equine pool. These amenities are expected to draw considerable interest from equestrian enthusiasts and event organizers alike. Furthermore, enhancements such as powered event camping areas have expanded the facility’s versatility, allowing for hosting a diverse range of events including country music festivals, car shows, trade exhibitions, and markets.

Despite the official opening ceremony held on April 20th to commemorate the acknowledgment of government funding, certain essential construction tasks remain pending due to unforeseen circumstances. These include the high-voltage power upgrade, completion of the equine training area, and fencing installations crucial for ensuring the safety of all facility users.

Unfortunately, adverse weather conditions in the Northern Rivers region have exacerbated delays, saturating many areas of the facility and rendering them unsuitable for immediate use. However, efforts are underway to expedite the finalisation of these outstanding projects in alignment with the originally tendered project costs.

In tandem with these developments, the Council is set to deliberate on its Draft Revenue Policy for 2024-2025 at its upcoming meeting. This policy will outline the proposed fees for utilising the facility and will undergo a public exhibition period of 28 days following the meeting, during which community feedback and submissions will be welcomed.

We extend our gratitude to all existing stakeholders and potential users for their patience throughout this project’s completion, which has been hampered by unforeseen challenges. We eagerly anticipate opening all elements of this facility to serve the broader community.

For those interested in booking the venue, please visit the Council’s venue hire website.

 

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Serenitas Celebrates Grand Opening of Multi-Million Dollar Clubhouse at Thyme Lifestyle Resort Evans Head

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Serenitas Celebrates Grand Opening of Multi-Million Dollar Clubhouse at Thyme Lifestyle Resort Evans Head

 

Serenitas, a leading provider of lifestyle communities and resorts for individuals over 50, proudly announces the grand opening of the state-of-the-art Clubhouse at Thyme Lifestyle Resort, Evans Head. The celebratory event saw enthusiastic homeowners joined by Mayor Robert Mustow and Serenitas CEO Rob Nichols, who officiated the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Nestled in the tranquil coastal enclave of Evans Head, the Clubhouse epitomises refined living and leisure. Located near the historic Evans Head Aerodrome and a short walk from pristine beaches, Thyme Evans Head offers an unparalleled blend of luxury and laid-back coastal charm.

Rob Nichols, CEO of Serenitas, expressed his excitement about the new facility: “We are thrilled to be opening the Thyme Evans Head Clubhouse, inviting residents and their guests to immerse themselves in the pinnacle of luxury living. With its striking architecture, ties to Evans Head’s aviation heritage, and a host of premium amenities, this opening heralds the next inspiring chapter for the resort’s homeowners and underscores Serenitas’ unwavering commitment to excellence.”

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The multi-million dollar Clubhouse features an array of exquisite facilities, including a fully equipped gym, heated swimming pool, health and beauty studio, luxurious cinema, sports bar complete with darts and pool table, croquet court, and more. A standout feature of the Clubhouse is the sophisticated Evans Lounge, providing homeowners a serene setting to enjoy views over the aerodrome by a cozy fireplace.

“The Clubhouse caters to every taste,” added Mr. Nichols. “From our active residents utilising the fitness facilities to our social groups making use of the Art & Craft Studio and other recreational spaces for gatherings and events.”

Demand for homes at Thyme Evans Head has been incredibly strong, with sales surpassing expectations since its inception. Located in the highly sought-after Northern Rivers district of NSW, Evans Head has emerged as a coveted community known for its relaxed coastal vibe and pristine waters.

“Our homes have garnered significant interest and are selling at an unprecedented pace,” remarked Rob Nichols. “With prices starting from $615,000, we are preparing to release our final homes for sale, reaffirming Evans Head’s status as a desirable destination for discerning homeowners.”

For more information about Thyme Evans Head, please visit here.

 

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Ranger Nick Honoured with Australian Owned Achievement Award

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Ranger Nick Honoured with Australian Owned Achievement Award

 

In a competitive field of contenders, Ranger Nick emerged victorious, securing the prestigious “Australian Owned Achievement Award 2024” in the recently announced Australian Owned Business Awards on May 7, 2024.

Surprised by the announcement, Ranger Nick received a message from the judging panel praising his unwavering commitment to Australian ownership and excellence. The panel acknowledged the stiff competition and commended Ranger Nick’s business as a leader in its domain.

Reflecting on the unexpected news, Ranger Nick expressed his elation, stating, “I was on my way to the Capella Country Music Festival, after spending a few days in the scrub with no mobile reception, when I received the news. Needless to say, I am absolutely thrilled, flattered and honoured.”

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This accolade marks Ranger Nick’s third triumph in a year, following his recognition as a Finalist in the Australian Small Business Champion Awards and as a Winner in the Innovation and Sustainability Excellence category of The Australian Rural Business Awards.

Renowned as the charismatic Aussie Bush Cook, Ranger Nick embodies the authentic Australian spirit with his unwavering passion for Australian heritage and traditions. He has dedicated himself to sharing his camp oven cooking and bushcraft skills with fellow adventurewrs across the country and abroad.

With four published books, his own merchandise line, and notable appearances on television and radio, including Channel 7Mates’ “Step Outside with Paul Burt” and West Bremer Radio, Ranger Nick’s influence continues to grow.

Grateful for the support he has received, Ranger Nick humbly thanked his supporters, expressing his determination to continue his endeavors. “I extend my heartfelt thanks to all for your unwavering support,” he said. “I better pull up my socks and keep on going.”

Ranger Nick eagerly anticipates receiving his official trophy at the Dayboro Annual Show in early July, marking another milestone in his illustrious career.

 

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