DAF 33

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DAF 33
AssemblyBorn, Netherlands (DAF Born)
Body and chassis
Body style2-door sedan
2-door pick-up
2-door van
LayoutFR layout
Engine746 cc flat twin
(continuously variable)
Wheelbase81 in (2,057 mm)
Length143 in (3,632 mm)
Width57 in (1,448 mm)
Height54.5 in (1,384 mm)
PredecessorDAF Daffodil

The DAF 33 is a compact saloon car produced by the DAF company of Eindhoven, in the Netherlands between 1967 and 1974. Outwardly and technically it differed little from its predecessor, the DAF Daffodil.

1966 had seen the introduction of the Michelotti styled DAF 44 which appeared to compete in virtually the same market segment as the Daffodil-based design; but the 33, its development costs presumably long since amortised,[citation needed] remained in production with its new name. A more luxurious version became available in 1969. Thereafter the car changed very little: however, the 6 volt electrical system was replaced with a 12 volt one in 1972.[1]

The DAF 33, in common with other DAF cars, featured a continuously variable transmission system, the DAF Variomatic.


  1. ^ "DAF 33". Daily Mail Motor Show Review 1972 on 1973 Cars. London: Associated Newspapers Group Ltd: Page 14 (DAF 33). October 1972.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to DAF 33 at Wikimedia Commons
Daf 33 estate