DAF TRUCKS: THE 1961 1000-SERIES
The 1000-series formed a wide range of trucks all aimed at national transport
needs. The range started with the 1100 DA model with a maximum payload of 5.7 tons and a
100 HP 6 cylinder diesel engine and was topped by the 1802 DS with a maximum payload of
9.5 tons and a 165 HP 6 cylinder diesel engine.
This A1300 model was a 6 ton truck with the smallest engine, and was meant for short range distribution and parcel delivery.
The 1600-series was the backbone of DAF trucks in 1961. A wide variety of
designs for all kinds of uses was available. DAF aimed this 7 ton design at the market for
regular delivery services. It had the 120 HP engine.
A midrange transporter was this 8 ton A1600 model with a 9 ton trailer. DAF
advertised this type as the answer to economic and reliable transport. DAF didn't just
offer chassis, engine and cab combinations but also full bodywork and trailers.
For quick transport of sand, gravel and agricultural products this 7 ton
dumper was offered. It had two wheel drive and the 120 HP engine. DAF qualified this car
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