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description parameters bid comments
  • Mille Miglia Eligible
  • The most desirable Traction saloon
  • Ultimate evolution of the flagship model
  • The top of the line inline 6-cylinder 2,9-liter engine
  • Elegant flat trunk version
  • Exceptional comfort and road-going qualities for its time
  • Very good overall original condition
  • All documents were checked by Auctomobile
  • Other features: possibility of assisting with registration, transport, insurance, storage and Trusted Checkout payment
  • Please note that this car will be available for viewing by prior appointment in Barcelona, Spain

The Citroën Traction Avant was a range of mostly 4-door saloons and executive cars, with four or six-cylinder engines, produced by the French manufacturer Citroën from 1934 to 1957.
Whilst front-wheel drive and independent suspension had been well established in the mass market by Auto Union and others some years before, the Traction Avant pioneered mass-production of a crash resistant, unitary, monocoque body. Additionally, the car was also an early adopter of rack and pinion steering.
Although the car's name emphasized its front-wheel drive power delivery ("Traction Avant" literally means “front traction”), the car stood out at least as much by its much lower profile and stance – made possible by the absence of a separate chassis under the car's unitary body – sharply distinguishing it visually from its contemporaries.
In France, the Traction is known as "Reine de la Route" ("Queen of the Road"). The 15 Six was launched in June 1938, it reappeared post-war with a new engine as the 15 Six D.

The owner repaired the car for the purpose of being used in events like weddings, the same as of the 11 BL, being sold by the same owner. It has been always kept in a garage.

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Model

First registration date01.01.1951
Body TypeSedan
Engine2.867 ccm, 77 PS, I6
transmissionManual
SteeringLeft Hand Drive
LayoutFront Wheel Drive
Color - exteriorBlack
Color - interiorGrey
Miles/Kilometers shown80.704 kms
Chassis / VIN706411
Location - CountrySpain
Location - CityBarcelona

Notes

4-door sedan body type; FWD (front-wheel drive), manual 3-speed gearbox; gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 2867 cm3, advertised power: 56.5 kW / 76 hp / 77 PS (brake), torque: 194 Nm; characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4760 mm, width: 1800 mm, wheelbase: 3090 mm; reference weights: estimated curb weight: 1370 kg; top speed: 130 km/h (81 mph) (declared by factory); accelerations: 0-60 mph 20.1 s; 0-100 km/h 22.7 s

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January 23 2022

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