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Old 01-15-2013, 11:17 PM
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Ran across this...just debuted today. It's a concept of course so who knows how likely it is that we will ever see a truck like this. Some of it, maybe. But the coolest parts of it seem unlikely. For example, the headlights look too small to pass safety regs to me. And I doubt Ford will ever produce a light or medium duty truck with 37" tires. Still, I gotta hand it to Ford. For the moment the Rams are the sexiest trucks out there. But Ford has a whole lineup of pretty sexy vehicles. Ram is going to have to do some serious massaging to keep ahead if Ford moves in this direction.

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Old 01-15-2013, 11:30 PM
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I hate the little bitty headlights. IMO looks like ford is trying to match gm's 2014 boxy look. I do like the hid away rams.
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When I first saw the picture, it kinda reminded me of this:

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Those headlights would never make it to production anyway. I think if you removed that little piece that extends off of the grill and into the headlight and join the two smaller lights into one normal unit it would look good.
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...Ram is going to have to do some serious massaging to keep ahead if Ford moves in this direction...
I've been posting concept vehicles in a separate thread, most of them Mopar.

All manufacturers build concepts. I don't think this Atlas poses any more of a threat to Ram then the Raptor or the latest iteration of the F-150s or Super Duties.

On-line chatter I've seen so far in other forums, there's as much dislike for the Atlas as there is like.

Meh...I'm not fond of it.
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There's no reason another vehicle with 37" tires can't go into production. AM General did it with the Hummer.
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...and where's the Hummer now? LOL
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I love the seats and the small screen in the back seat......Nicest seats EVER! Obviously never going to be in a production truck...but still great design.
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