DAF is expanding its new Euro 6 series with a full range of four-axle CF and XFrigids and tractors for special and heavy duty transport applications. DAF underlines to have a tailored solution for every transport application.
The CF range now includes four-axle rigids with two steered front axles (8 or 9 tonnes) and, behind the driven axle, a dual-mounted trailing axle (FAC) or a steered trailing rear axle (FAX).
8x4 tractor for heavy-duty and special transport
Also new in the Euro 6 XF series is an 8x4 tractor where the tridem consists of a double-drive tandem and a steered leading rear axle. This FTM combines serious traction power with a high load capacity and is therefore exceptionally well-suited for applications within the heavy-duty and special transport sector, where combination weights of up to 120 tonnes are not uncommon.
The XF FTM is usually used for transporting heavy industrial machinery, cranes, construction materials and windmills. This heavy transport tractor is available in several configurations. Equipped with an 8 or 9-tonne front axle and an 8-tonne leading rear axle and steered tandem with single or hub reduction (leaf or air suspension) at the rear, the impressive XF tractor offers a theoretical load capacity of 21 or 26 tonnes at a GVW of up to 41 tonnes.
Efficient PACCAR engines, efficient PTOs
With the extensive new Euro 6 CF and XF series comes a wide range of powerful and efficient Euro 6 engines.
Available for the CF and XF four-axle vehicles are the 12.9-litre PACCAR MX-13 engine with ratings of between 303 kW (412 hp) and 375 kW (510 hp) and the new 10.8-litre PACCAR MX-11 engine with a rating of 320 kW (435 hp). In addition, the CF is also available with the MX-11 engine with a rating of 291 kW (396 hp).
An optional AS Tronic automated gearbox is available with specially developed gear shifting strategies for regular use over long distances, the transport of liquids, off-road applications or heavy duty use. The transmission shifts more quickly so that speed loss is minimised when changing gears. Of course, a broad range of PTOs is available to ensure that the wide variety of bodywork and auxiliary equipment are driven efficiently.
Of course, the new four-axle vehicles in the Euro 6 CF and XF series benefit from the many innovations that DAF has introduced on the other axle configurations: a new, attractive exterior and interior design, a completely new front wheel suspension and new, even more efficient axles.
With the introduction of a series of four-axle rigids and tractors, DAF is expanding its wide range of CF and XF vehicles, with the purpose of offering a customised truck for every application.