DAF announces 90th anniversary XF
By Mark Salisbury
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 09:11
DAF Trucks has announced a 90th Anniversary of its XF model, commemorating the creation of the company by Hub van Doorne in 1928.
The 90th Anniversary Edition is limited to just 250 vehicles, available as a 6×2 tractor unit for the UK and Ireland market. Each example is equipped with a premium option package, the Super Space Cab and the most powerful PACCAR 530hp MX-13 engine.
The XF 90th Anniversary Edition can be specified in Anniversary Black, Rouge Flamme and Jamaica Blue exterior paint, and are matched by coloured strips on the grille and a special hand-crafted version of the DAF logo on the front, sides and back of the cab. LED headlights, Skylights, for and cornering lights are also included as are Aloca aluminium wheels, a roof air deflector and air horns.
Inside the XF 90th Anniversary Edition is equipped with Xtra Leather air seats, a high-specification radio and navigation system, climate control, TruckPhone, a microwave and DAF Night Lock amongst other features. Each example also comes with a numbered luxury gift set including a leather travel bag, a jacket and a DAF Waterman pen, plus a 90th Anniversary Edition sketch signed by DAF Chief Designer Bart van Lotringen.
“When developing his trucks, Hub van Doorne focused on technology, functionality and driver comfort”, said Preston Feight, President of DAF Trucks. “The elite 90th Anniversary Edition pays respect to the founder of our great company.”