Pierre Loutrel was a notorious French gangster and murderer who utilized the Traction Avant as his vehicle of choice for the crimes he and his gang perpetrated from 1938 to his demise in 1946.

VeloceToday.com featured a great article by Philippe Defechereux called; ‘Le “Gang des Tractions” – The Saga of Pierre Loutrel’. You can read it here: https://www.velocetoday.com/le-gang-des-tractions-the-saga-of-pierre-loutrel/