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DAF 600

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 DAF 600

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder 4-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 590 cm3 / 36.0 cu in / 36.0 cu in, 16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 45.0 N·m / 33.2 lb·ft / 33.2 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, continuously variable transmission (CVT) transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DAFIssued from1959
Model600Issued until
Serie600Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerDAFCountryNL

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)2950 l / 104.18 cu ft / 104.18 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3607 mm / 142.0 in / 142.0 inTotal (curb) weight640 kg / 1411 lb / 1411 lb
Width1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inDry weight
Height1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2057 mm / 81.0 in / 81.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1194 mm / 47.0 in / 47.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1194 mm / 47.0 in / 47.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity28 l / 6.2 UK gal / 7.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.69 m2 / 18.2 sq ft / 18.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders2
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) (Inline, 2 cylinder (twin))Total number of valves4
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore76.0 mm / 2.99 in / 2.99 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke65.0 mm / 2.56 in / 2.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.17
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement590 cm3 / 36.0 cu in / 36.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity295.00 cm3/cylinder / 18.002 cu in/cylinder / 18.002 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque45.0 N·m / 33.2 lb·ft / 33.2 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)6.6 kW / 8.8 hp / 8.8 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output27.8 kW/l / 0.611 bhp/cu in / 0.611 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque76.3 N·m/l / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typecontinuously variable transmission (CVT)Number of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio34.4 kW/ton / 26.0 bhp/ton / 26.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle10.1 m / 33.1 ft / 33.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of DAF 600

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