If you are after a high payload, high powered 18 tonne DAF, this is the model for you. With the smaller LF cab (the CF is larger and heavier).
Available in this 260hp power output across the weight range from 8 tonnes to 18 tonnes GVW, the Euro 6 LF260 will usually be found as an 18-tonne rigid – but sometimes even as an urban artic with train weights of around 25 tonnes.
The LF260 is essentially a facelifted version of the LF250 – superseding the earlier model in 2017/18 with a more efficient driveline giving improved fuel economy.
If you are involved in longer distance transport and may have the requirement for nights out – then the CF260 may be the better option – the LF260 thrives best a t more local, high payload intensive operations.
A pair of new DAF LF Tankers have made their way to South-west fuel oil and lubricants supplier, Ford Fuels. The company has been a confirmed DAF buyer for over ten years. Two new 18-tonne DAF LF 260s join 11 further rigids which entered service last year, adding to the majority of DAF vehicles in the 90-strong fleet. The company runs a mix of flat-bed, drop-side, curtain-side and predominantly tanker vehicles. Trucks were supplied by local DAF Dealer, MOTUS Commercials in Gloucester, which Ford Fuels praises highly for its aftersales support and is key to ongoing vehicle purchases. The fleet…>