Ram Power Wagon Goes for an Unexpected Ocean Dip

Posted: May 10, 2013  |  By: Douglas Newcomb [MSN]

You know those beautiful photos of new vehicles you see in ads and brochures? As with glamorous shots of a supermodel, you can bet there's plenty of drama going on behind the scenes.

Last week, Chrysler chose a picturesque spot on a Northern California beach to photograph its new Ram Power Wagon. But apparently, someone forgot to check the tides and the truck got submerged in saltwater.

Automotive News got the scoop from nature photographer Matt Hinton, who witnessed the fiasco and shot the photos you see here. The crew on the shoot apparently tried to capture the Ram climbing seaside rocks at low tide on a beach near Trinidad. But the pickup got stuck and couldn’t be freed before the tide turned.

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