The DAF WS 242 engine has proven itself at its best thanks to its reliability, power, quality and fuel economy. This V-shaped engine has 6 cylinders, 12 valves and a displacement of 11.6 liters.
The first batch of DAF WS motors rolled off the assembly line about 30 years ago. After a number of changes, the power of these units was increased to 294 kW. DAF WS series motors are used to equip various types of specialized equipment: commercial vehicles, agricultural equipment, etc. The engines have a high power level and are additionally equipped with a turbocharger.
|Power output, hp / kW||330 / 242 at 2000 rpm|
|Number of cylinders||6|
|Torque output, Nm / rpm||1500|
|Compression ratio (compression)||16:1|
|Cylinder bore, mm||130|
|Piston stroke, mm||146|
|Fuel system||inline injection pump|
|Turbine||turbo / charge air cooler|
|Euro standards||Euro 2|
|Timing mechanism||spur gear|
Models in this series have the same characteristics as most DAF brand engines: low consumption of consumables, high build quality, component strength, safety, durability and environmental friendliness. The WS 242 is equally effective when transporting goods within the city, and when operating between cities.