Just how does water get inside a Traction gearbox? In any event the results are not pretty, but they are interesting.
For 40 years Citroën’s UK manufacturing plant was located in Slough. Its output of cars were distributed to Britain and throughout the Commonwealth.
What’s more interesting and seemingly a very good deal is this 1937 Challenger Motors Traction Avant.
At this year’s Pebble Beach Concours, two Citroën Traction Avants, adapated to run with Gasification, were on display.
Known to colleagues as PJB, he directed Citroën as a vice-president and as chairman from 1935 until his death in a car accident.
These home movies, edited together with the song H.C.Q. Strut by Django Reinhardt from a 1939-1940 album, make a great period experience for Traction aficionados.
An insightful look into the end an era for the Traction and the secrecy as well as the controversy that surrounded the development of the DS.
Fanny Adam and her documentary team have set off on the 2nd stage of their Terra America expedition to cross the North and South American continents in a Traction Avant.
The Osenat auction house held a most interesting online bidding opportunity in January.
Nicolas Desgroppes has just released an update summary of his pre-war Traction Avant census.