Traction Avant 11A
Launched April '34
April '34 to End '39;
- Total saloons ~206,000
- '11 Normales' ~30,500
The last Traction Avant was built in 1957.
Overall length; 4650mm, overall width 1760mm, height: 1540mm
Wheelbase; 3090mm, ground clearance; 178mm
Front track; 1460mm, rear; 1450mm
Four cylinder, water cooled. Pausodyne engine suspension system.
Bore 78mm, stroke 100mm, cubic capacity 1911cc.
Compression ratio; 5.9:1, 46bhp @ 3800 rpm.
Hand crank if required ... round handle slot in grille
3-speed manual & reverse, mechanical clutch.
Synchromesh on 2 and 3.
Independent front, longitudinal torsion bars, telescopic dampers
Rear beam axle, transverse torsion bars, telescopic dampers
Weight; 1200 kg
Carrying capacity; Five/six adults
Hydraulic foot brakes front & rear. Cable handbrake on rear wheels.
Pressed steel. Tyres 150 x 400. Spare wheel with tyre carried on boot.
50 litre tank, single fuel filler - right hand side.
Mechanical fuelpump. Solex 30 THD horiz. carb. Automatic choke
Dynamo. 12V. Switch on steering column stalk for headlight dimming.
Electric horn, Speedometer. Electrical windscreen wipers. Driving mirror. Clock. Opening boot.
Painted, external chevrons
Rack and pinion. Turning circle 13.7 metres