DAF 55 Siluro 

  • 1968
  • 50 HP 1.1L
The Siluro is based on the DAF 55, a small passenger which sold close to 200 000 units while rivaling the VW Beetle and Fiat 600.
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After years of meticulous work by the museum staff, the DAF 55 'Siluro' by Michelotti is back in it's original glory and has finally, 37 years after its debut in Geneva.
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Data points Key details of the DAF 55 Siluro


55 Siluro
50 HP
987 HP

Engine size

55 Siluro
1,108 cc
7,993 cc
Corvette Z06
7,011 cc

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DAF 55 Siluro

History of the Prototype The Siluro was treasured by Michelotti and he kept the car in good order untill his untimely death.
Featuring a very low front and a high tail, the Siluro was his first wedge shaped car.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand DAF
Year 1968


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Maximum hp 50 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 1,108 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Bore/stroke 2.76 in / 2.83 in

physical dimensions

Wheelbase 88.6 in
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