The latest truck to come out of the DAF stable is the DAF XD. Check back here frequently for offers for DAF XD trucks for sale when it becomes available in the UK from 2023. The XD will, no doubt, eventually replace the ageing CF cab, but DAF are initially launching it to sit alongside. This will be because there are so many variants of this truck it is not possible to launch with them all at the same time. This new truck is based on the same platform as the recently launched DAF XG and new XF version that are still a rare sight on the UK’s roads even into Summer 2022. Deep windows and optional curb windows mean that the direct vision standards should not be an issue. Joining the new cab is a revised PACCAR MX11 driveline that will, no doubt, offer efficiency savings over the outgoing model, plus a revised front and rear end suspension set up. The driver will get a large cab – up to 10m3 in the largest examples and a host electronic wizardry. As more detailed information becomes available we will update these pages.
The long-term replacement for the DAF CF is due to be launched in a couple of months. Although the new DAF XD will be made alongside the ageing CF versions, the assumption is that this will be a temporary measure for European markets whilst the development teams bring the new model up to speed with the thousands of variants available in the current CF range. According to DAF, this completely new truck series “sets the new standard in quality, safety, efficiency and driver comfort” and is fully prepared for ‘zero emission’ drivelines. The New Generation DAF XD will be revealed…