1954 Citroen Traction Avant

15 H/ 6 (Oleo) - Garte Grise

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1954
  • Automobiltyp 
    Saloon
  • Lenkung 
    LHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Black
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Manual
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Registration Number: 2597 RS 42 Chassis Number: 726772
By the early thirties, Citroen had enjoyed considerable success, having expanded from the proverbial little acorn into a vast oak tree with high sales and demand: expansion had also included new factories in Germany, Italy, Austria and England, the latter in Slough, opening in 1926. A new factory was also built to produce the revolutionary Traction Avant of March 1934.
Not only was front wheel drive employed, but also the low-slung body was of unitary construction, front suspension independent via wishbone/torsion bar and brakes fully hydraulic. The radius-arm located live rear axle was sprung by transverse torsion bars.
The model became highly popular, not least as transport for George Simenon‘s Inspector Maigret. Indeed, its popularity spread from politicians and painters to Resistance members and rally drivers, seduced by the ca