JRH SCALE CARS
JRH SCALE CARS
TRACTION AVANT
Specifications
 Specifications
Prototype
Engine & Gearbox
Drawings
1936 Citroen
Traction Avant 11A

Traction Avant
Production

Launched April '34

Production;
April '34 to End '39;
- Total saloons ~206,000
- '11 Normales' ~30,500

The last Traction Avant was built in 1957.


11A 'Normale'
Dimensions
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.
Engine
Electrical
Hand crank if required ... round handle slot in grille
Starter
3-speed manual & reverse, mechanical clutch. 
Synchromesh on 2 and 3.
Gearbox
Independent front, longitudinal torsion bars, telescopic dampers
Rear beam axle, transverse torsion bars, telescopic dampers
Suspension
Weight &
Capacities

Weight; 1200 kg
Carrying capacity; Five/six adults

Hydraulic foot brakes front & rear. Cable handbrake on rear wheels.
Brakes
Wheels
Pressed steel. Tyres 150 x 400.  Spare wheel with tyre carried on boot.
Fuel Supply
50 litre tank, single fuel filler - right hand side.
Mechanical fuelpump. Solex 30 THD horiz. carb. Automatic choke
Lighting
Dynamo. 12V. Switch on steering column stalk for headlight dimming.
Other
Electric horn, Speedometer. Electrical windscreen wipers. Driving mirror. Clock. Opening boot.
Grille
Painted, external chevrons
Steering
Rack and pinion. Turning circle 13.7 metres
Front Suspension
Front Suspension

Front Suspension
Front Suspension