Patented Ram 1500 Rebel OTG concept, forklift truck preview with snorkel and winch
The Ram 1500 Rebel OTG (short for “Off the Grid”) concept can be produced, judging by a patent application by Ram the parent Stellantis with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), originally discovered by Vehicle and Driver.
Rebel OTG concept debuts at the SEMA 2019 exhibition worn in Mopar-sourced accessories. The patent images show a similar truck, suggesting Ram is considering a production model based on this concept.
However, the truck in the patent images is not fully equipped like the OTG concept. It lacks a Yakima bed rack, a rooftop tent, a retractable awning, and a bed-mounted sliding stove. But it still has the snorkel, custom grille and front and rear bumpers of the concept.
Ram 1500 Rebel OTG Concept
The front bumper integrates the steering light and the handbrake. Recall that this concept got a 10,000-pound Warn winch from the Ram 2500 Power Wagon, along with a 2.0-inch lifter, nut-mounted wheels, 35-inch tires, and underbody protection.
Patent filings do not guarantee production plans, but Vehicle and Driver speculated that the OTG concept could be sold as a special edition of Mopar. Ram and other Stellantis brands occasionally launch such cars using accessories selected from the Mopar catalog.
A production truck based on the OTG concept will be a little bit different. Off-road versions of half-ton pickup trucks, such as Ford F-150 Raptor and Ram’s Own TRX, tends to focus on performance, while the OTG concept leans more towards overlanding. It’s also not the first time Ram has lined up from a customer’s modding preferences. For the 2022 model year, it’s out Ram 1500 G / BILLION model based on popular mods.