Sunday, April 1, 2012

1973 DAF 33

The base model in DAF’s range is still this 33, an updated version of its original 600, introduced in 1958. Since then, engine has been enlarged and body modified in steps, but the Variomatic transmission that sets the DAF apart has remained the same throughout the years.

DAF 33
● Introduction: February 1958 as the original 600, 1967 as the updated 33. Construction: unibody. Engine: air-cooled flat two, 0.75-litre, 32 hp, mounted at the front. Transmission: to the rear wheels through a continuous variable-speed gearbox. Suspension: independent on all four wheels. Brakes: hydraulic, to drums on all four wheels. Length: 361 cm. Top speed: 110 kph. Range: two-door “Comfort” saloon, two-door “Luxe” saloon, two-door “Combi” estate, two-door “Bestel” panel van.

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