Riding In Comfort

The New XF comes with subtle upgrades that can be easily overlooked. Kevin Swallow took DAF’s flagship around Scotland to see if the changes bolster to its reputation with drivers and owners.

LAST YEAR DAF Trucks introduced its new generation of Euro 6 trucks citing improved fuel efficiency and lighter kerbweight.

On the outside there has been a little cosmetic surgery to the front grille and bumper and the addition of reflective strips above and below the windscreen.

The real work however has been underneath the cab and on the chassis, which contribute to a claimed 7% improvement in fuel efficiency, a figure quoted at the 2017 CV Show by the current Paccar executive vice president Preston Feight.

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