Because the Dodge Ram Daytona pays homage to the all-conquering 1969 to 1970 Charger Daytona at NASCAR, it is solely becoming to inherit its ancestor’s most defining trait: That enormous rear wing. The Ram Daytona had an 11-inch rear spoiler from the manufacturing facility, and Dodge went additional by giving it flat-black graphics on the bedsides just like the racing rar.
Nonetheless, the Charger Daytona’s rear wing had a goal. It made the automobile ridiculously aerodynamic, enabling it to hit 200 mph on the observe, the first-ever inventory automobile to realize such velocities. NASCAR took discover and banned the Charger Daytona after one season, ceaselessly leaving a mysterious whiff of dominance each time the phrase “Daytona” seems in conversations. Chrysler took the mystique to coronary heart when designing the Ram Daytona, however might that rear spoiler smoothen the airflow of a truck with an extended mattress?
Furthermore, that wing might hinder the sensible, heavy-duty nature of the truck, nevertheless it did not matter to fans eager for a NASCAR expertise of their each day drivers. And it isn’t as if the Dodge Ram Daytona is all for present. With a fire-breathing Hemi V8, inventory 20-inch chrome wheels, and performance-style hood scoop, the Ram Daytona goes as quick because it appears to be like, and that is all that issues, wing or no wing.