New XF and CF trucks centre stage on Tip-ex Daf stand

Colin Barnett
June 1, 2017


The new XF and CF models are the stars of the Daf stand at Tip-ex and Tank-ex this year.

Although the double-drive versions of greatest interest to the construction sector won't be launched until later in the year, the benefits of the already available models. 

In particular, the 130kg weight reduction of a 6x2 tractor should appeal to bulk tipper artic operators.

Daf launched the new trucks at the CV Show in April.

The manufacturer claims the vehicles offer a 7% fuel efficiency improvement on their predecessors.

CM editor Will Shiers recently tested the new XF and CF Trucks - find out what he thought of them below.


 

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Colin Barnett

Colin Barnett has been involved in the road transport industry since becoming an apprentice truck mechanic and worked on Commercial Motor for 27 years

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