Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 143,388 pages of information and 230,040 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Citroen Cars: Traction Avant

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search
1938. 'Traction Avant'. Reg No: OSU 113. Exhibit at Myreton Motor Museum.
1939. Citroen Traction Avant. Light Roadster. Reg No: FOF 899.
1954. Citroen. 11 BJ. 1,911cc. Reg No: RXJ 145.
1954. Citroen Light 15. Reg No: VPD 897.

Note: This is a sub-section of Citroen Cars

Made 1934-1957

Introduced in France in 1934, the Traction Avant was the first European mass-produced car with front-wheel-drive and a Monocoque body.

It started out with a 1,303cc engine but increased to 1,628cc and then 1,911cc. Some six-cylinder models were also produced.

Assembled in Slough and other places in Europe





See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information