Tuesday, April 3, 2012

1977 DAF 46

Some DAF 46 remaining from last year’s production are sold during 1977. Volvo has stopped the production of this model, for it found it antiquated. This was the last DAF still being built, has the former DAF 66, its more powerful, modernized variant, is now sold as the Volvo 66, though still built in the Dutch factory in Born.

DAF 46
● Introduction: September 1966 as the 44, October 1974 as the updated 46. Construction: unibody. Engine: air-cooled flat two, 0.85-litre, 40 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: 388 cm. Top speed: 125 kph. Range: two-door “Luxe” saloon, two-door “Super Luxe” saloon, two-door “Combi Luxe” estate, two-door “Combi Super Luxe” estate.

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