The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is a beast of a truck with its 702 horsepower supercharged V8 and if you’re just as excited as we are about it, Ram has announced that production has started.

Production of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX has started at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP) in Sterling Heights, Michigan. The first vehicle – VIN No. 001 – is a Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition that will be auctioned for charity next year.

“We are also well aware that Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition VIN #001 will be an instant collectible truck that is sure to excite enthusiasts, so we plan to make it available via auction with all proceeds going to charity,” said Mike Koval Jr., Head of Ram Brand.

The 1500 TRX is powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 with 702 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. It can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds, reach the quarter mile in 12.9 seconds at 108 mph and has a top speed of 118 mph.

The pricing starts at $71,690.