Available from 2018 in the UK, The top powered DAF XF530 was sold as a Space Cab as standard with a Super Space Cab as an option.
Prior to the introduction of the XF530 at end of 2017, the top powered tractor unit from DAF was the XF510 but with the facelift, the top of the range DAF XF received more power, now topping out at 530HP at 1675rpm from the 6-cylinder, 12.9 litrePACCAR MX-13 engine with maximum torque of 2600 Nm at 1000-1400 rpm.
There were three Transmission choices at the time of 2017 launch. The choices of gearbox to look out for are the standard 12-speed TraXon 12TX2620 DD, 16.69-1.00 or the upgraded, optional 16 speed TraXon or even the 16 speed manual for the old school.
Standard rear axle ratio was 2.53, but buyers of the XF could specify a ratio of 2.4 or 2.69.
Whilst most of the XF530 trucks you will find on Truckpages will be 6×2 tractor units, users could also specify a 6×4 unit for heavy haulage or simply added traction.
The rarities will be finding a rigid with the 530 engine. They were made, but would typically be built with expensive bodies with even more expensive cranes on – so expect them to be kept by their first owners for many years.
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