JRH SCALE CARS
JRH SCALE CARS
TRACTION AVANT
1936 Citroen
Traction Avant 11A

The interior fittings and the finish of Traction Avants changed significantly over time. In 1936, the interior was simplified. This model reflects that change. So, for instance, a bench front seat was standard, dual front seats were an option.

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Engine & Gearbox
Body Details
Seats and interior finishing are scratch built and based on 1936 prototypes. The color scheme is black and gray.
Prototype
Specifications
Drawings
Finished Model
Engine & Gearbox
Working, gear driven window winders, just like the prototype.
Suspension
Underneath the rear seat is the battery for the remotely controlled LED headlights, sidelights, brake lights and interior lights.
New trafficators
A simple dashboard.
The binnacle is backlit.

Working sun shades
Compared to the 1952 6-cyl Traction Avant, the bonnet of the 4-cyl 1936 car used flap doors for air flow, not louvers, and the bonnet was about 6" shorter. Here the wings have been cut back and reshaped. The two small grilles in the wings cover the horns.
3D printed headliner.
Round (not oval) working interior light.
Custom fit luggage, jack and starting handle complete the fullt lined boot.
Some little details; oil can, map and cigarettes.