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More 'Merica: 2023 Ram 1500 Laramie Sport arrives to bolster the large American dual-cab's dominance over the Chevrolet Silverado

The Laramie Sport becomes the second-most pricey 1500 behind the supercharged TRX.

The stereotype of American excess is sometimes shunned, but when it comes to utes Australians don't mind the 'bigger is better' approach, which the US delivers in spades.

Not only is the Ram 1500 rather sizey, but its line-up is growing too, with a new near-top-spec version of the dual-cab added to the range in the form of the Laramie Sport.

Priced from $136,950 before on-road costs, the Laramie Sport wedges between the Limited ($153,950) and the top-spec TRX ($219,950) in the line-up.

It builds on the Laramie badge with new 20-inch alloy wheels, body-coloured bumpers, grille and mirrors, and inside features carbon-fibre-effect dash inserts and black headlining.

It also comes standard with the brand's RamBox storage above the rear wheel arches.

Importantly, the Laramie Sport utilises the same naturally-aspirated 5.7-litre V8 as the rest of the range - bar the TRX - making 291kW and 556Nm.

The Ram 1500 is the top-seller in the 'Pick-ups above $100,000' segment as defined by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) which tracks new car sales.

With 3694 sales in the first half of 2023, it leads its only non-Ram competition, the Chevrolet Silverado, by more than 2000 sales - the Chevy in standard and HD variants have sold 1015 and 553 units respectively.

Ram also sells the 2500 and 3500 - with 423 and 36 sales - but the yet-to-arrive Toyota Tundra will both provide extra competition for both Ram and Chevrolet.