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DAF Marathon

(1971 model)

Brief specs of 1971 DAF Marathon

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1088 cm3 / 66.4 cu in / 66.4 cu in, 41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 81.0 N·m / 59.7 lb·ft / 59.7 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, continuously variable transmission (CVT) transmission, rear wheel drive, 140 km/h / 87 mph / 87 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DAFIssued from1971
ModelMarathonIssued until
SerieMarathonNumber 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)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3835 mm / 151.0 in / 151.0 inTotal (curb) weight787 kg / 1735 lb / 1735 lb
Width1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inDry weight
Height1384 mm / 54.5 in / 54.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2250 mm / 88.6 in / 88.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1280 mm / 50.4 in / 50.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.79 m2 / 19.3 sq ft / 19.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore69.4 mm / 2.73 in / 2.73 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1088 cm3 / 66.4 cu in / 66.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity272.00 cm3/cylinder / 16.598 cu in/cylinder / 16.598 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque81.0 N·m / 59.7 lb·ft / 59.7 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)13.6 kW / 18.2 hp / 18.2 hp (est.)
CoolantotherSpecific output37.7 kW/l / 0.828 bhp/cu in / 0.828 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque74.5 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typecontinuously variable transmission (CVT)Number of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.51

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)11.90 s / 11.90 s / 11.90 sTop (maximal) speed140 km/h / 87 mph / 87 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)18.00 s / 18.00 s / 18.00 sPower-to-weight ratio69.9 kW/ton / 53.0 bhp/ton / 53.0 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-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone,L Torsion bar, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,SA, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of DAF Marathon

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