1954 Citroen Traction Avant

Light 15

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1954
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Silver
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Automatik
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Registration Number: UVK 683 Chassis Number: 134709
The revolutionary Citroen ‘Traction Avant’ was introduced in 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 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 car’s style and charm.
Known as the 7A in Europe, or the Super Modern 12 if built in Citroen’s Slough factory, it was a very capable machine highly praised for its excellent road-holding and ride allied to spirited performance. The Traction Avant bristled with technology, in addition to front-wheel drive and monocoque bodyshell, specification included hydraulic braking, all-round independent torsion bar suspension to afford the best possible ride quality, and a wet-li