The Traction Avant did not appear from out of “thin air”. The evolution of the car was long and slow and the story is a fascinating one.
This section of the site deals with the principal Citroën models that illustrate its evolution. Another section will look at the hard technical details of the evolutionary process.
REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Discover more about the Citroën rear-wheel drive cars that preceded the Traction Avant.
FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Discover more about the revolutionary Traction Avant and the move to front-wheel drive.
Don’t get caught out! Read our in-depth buyer’s guide to the Traction Avant.
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