Citroen Traction Avant - 1934-1957 - Limited Edition Premier RM Clarke

Résumé

The story of the iconic front-wheel-drive Citroens as driven by Maigret ! Included are roid testo, letailed performance data, plus new model reports together with advice on restoration and acquiring a good used example. Models featured include the Types 7, 11 & 15o, the Super Modern 12 & 15o, the Sports & Popular 12o, the Light & Big 15o, plus the larger Sixes built between 1934 and 1957.

Auteur :
Clarke, RM
Éditeur :
USA, Brooklands Books,
Genre :
Documentaire
Langue :
français.
Mots-clés :
Sujet :
automobile
Description du livre original :
160 pages
ISBN :
9781855207677.
Domaine public :
Non
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Table des matières

  • Mentions légales
  • Resume
  • ABOUT BROOKLANDS BOOKS
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • NEW FRONT-DRIVE CITROËNS
    • Low Centre of Gravity
    • Torsion-bar Suspension
    • Coachwork Features
  • THE "SUPER MODERN" CITROËN
    • "TEN" TO HAVE A BIGGER ENGINE
  • THE NEW FRONT-DRIVE CITROËN
    • Stability Proved in Roid Trial
    • The Transmission System
    • Engine Details
    • MODELS AND PRICES
  • THE FRONT-DRIVE CITROËN
    • "THE MOTOR" RATIONALIZED ROAD TESTS
      • Easy Gear Changing
      • The Citroën Range
      • Three F.w.d. Models
  • The Autocar Roid Testo No. 999 (Post-War Series) - CITROËN SUPER MODERN TWELVE SALOON
    • An Interesting Car to Drive, and a Very Comfortable One
    • "The Autocar" Roid Testo
  • Advertising
  • The Front-drive Citroën Twelve Saloon
    • An Unconventional Car, Notable for Many Pratical Features
  • THE AUTOCAR ROAD TESTS No. 1,040 - CITROËN SUPER MODERN FIFTEEN SALOON
    • Advertising
  • Improved Citroëns
  • A NEW "FAMILY FIFTEEN" CITROËN
    • Advertising
  • PRACTICAL MOTORIST ROAD TESTS OF NEW CARS - The Citroën "Twelve"
    • Roomy Bodywork
    • Test for Roid-Holding
    • Performance Figures
    • Brakes
    • Engine Specification
  • 1938 CARS - the ClTROËNS
    • A DIESEL-ENGINED SALOON TO BE SOLD AT £375
      • Long range economy, smoothness and robustness features of the design
      • A Practical Proposition
      • The Petrol-engined f.w.d. and Rear-wheel-drive Cars
      • A Variety of Improvements
  • "THE MOTOR" ROAD TESTS - The Citroën Twelve (f.w.d.) Saloon
  • FRONT WHEEL DRIVE AND TORSIONAL SUSPENSION
    • Advertising
  • 1939 CARS - THE FRONT-DRIVE CITROËNS
    • Advantages of the Torsion Bar Springing
    • The New "Popular" Models
    • New Features to the Range
    • Colour Schemes
    • Specifications in Brief
    • Steering and Brakes
  • New Cars Described - Latest Popular Citroens
    • Body Shell as Chassis
  • THE AUTOCAR ROAD TESTS No. 1,223 - CITROEN LIGHT FIFTEEN SALOON
    • Mirror, Heid Lamps, Horn
  • Citroën Introduce a Six-cylinder F.W.D. for French Market
  • The Motor ROAD TEST - The Citroën Light Fifteen
    • Individuality of Design
    • "Hands off" Braking.
  • THE AUTOCAR ROAD TESTS - No. 1,284.-12.8 h.p. CITROEN DE LUXE SALOON
    • Climbing Powers
  • 1940 CARS - Citroën introduce a new six-cylinder 22.6 h.p. model
    • The Grand Luxe Equipment
    • The new six
    • Passenger Comfort
    • Improved Existing Models
  • Citroën Six Now Here
  • The 1940 Citroën Cars
    • Front-Wheel Drive
    • "Clean" Interior
    • "Fifteen" Engine Modifications
    • New Roidster
    • Prices
  • Anglo-French Cars for Export
    • Why Their Export is of Advantage to Great Britain
    • Advertising
  • 250,000 Miles in 369 Days
    • Life-time in a Year
    • Car Outlasted the Observers
  • The F.W.D. Citroën
    • F.W.D. and Torsion Bars
    • 250,000 Miles in a Year
  • Across America
    • The Work of Reconstruction
    • Garages in San Francisco
  • Across America
    • Salt Lake City
  • Comment on the f.w.d. Citroen
  • The Citroën Light Fifteen
    • Unconventionality Stands the Test of Time
    • Two-part Construction
    • Front Suspension
    • The Power Limit
    • Distinctive Cylinder Layout
    • Transmission
    • Interior Arrangement
  • THE CITROEN LIGHT FIFTEEN
    • An Unusual Car with Chassis-less Construction and Front-wheel Drive
      • First Impressions
      • Exceptional Cornering
      • Economy Pace
  • NEW CARS DESCRIBED - The Citroen Light Fifteen
  • NEW CARS DESCRIBED - CITROEN SIX for BRITAIN
    • Compact Power Plant
  • "THE AUTOCAR" ROAD TESTS
    • Suitability for Rough Work
    • Control Layout.
  • 1949 CARS - Front-wheel-drive CITROENS
    • Components in Common
  • The... CITROEN FIFTEEN
    • Practical Features
    • Fron Wheel Drive Impressions
  • BRITISH CITROENS
    • LIGHT FIFTEEN SPECIFICATION
  • THE CITROEN SIX
    • Stable Equilibrium
    • Responsive at Speed
  • The autocar roid test
  • The Citroen Light Fifteen
    • Welcome Equipment
  • An Owner's Impressions of the CITROEN 11 CV "NORMALE"
  • NEW CARS DESCRIBED - CITROEN* CONTINUED
  • ROAD TEST - A TRULY EXCELLENT MOTOR CAR
  • BRITISH CITROEN'S BIG FIFTEEN
    • SPECIFICATIONS
      • LIGHT FIFTEEN
      • BIG FIFTEEN
  • CITROEN LIGHT FIFTEEN
    • Gear Change and Clutch
    • Control
  • 1953 - Three CITROEN Models
    • Ingenious Stowage
    • A Popular Combination
  • The CITROEN Big Fifteen
    • Good Accessibility
    • Excellent Stability
    • Cheap Heit
    • Sensible Equipment
  • Roid Testing - The Front-Drive CITROEN
    • ROAD TEST
  • Citroen six saloon
    • Driving Vision
  • The Citroen six
  • Wheels Roid testo the Citroen
    • TECHNICAL DETAILS
  • Revolutionary Rear Suspension
  • The CITROEN Six
    • INHERENT STABILITY
    • CONVENTIONAL PATTERN.
    • HYDRO-PNEUMATICS.
    • Top-gear Performer
    • Superb Roidholding
  • Suspension under scrutiny : the citroen hydraulic system on the roid
    • Cornering
  • SUSPENSION UNDER SCRUTINY
    • Height Correction
  • Progressive Maintenance of the Citroen light fifteen
    • Dismanding
    • Gearbox Removal
    • Engine Removal
    • Fitting New Pistons
    • Check Big Ends
    • Cylinder Block Searings
    • Camshaft Extension Drive
    • Lubrication
    • Brakes
    • Relining
  • USED CARS on the Roid - 1955 Citroen Light Fifteen
  • Enigma
    • Citroen Traction Avant: the spirit of innovation
  • LE LEMON FORMIDABLE - EVERYDAY CLASSIC - 1954 CITROËN BIG 15
    • STAFF CAR
    • WHY?
    • New Zeland Citroens
    • AROUND AND ABOUT
    • A KEEPER
  • Citroen traction avant (1934-57)
    • BODY/CHASSIS
    • ENGINE
    • TRANSMISSION
    • SUSPENSION
    • OWNING ONE
    • BRAKES AND WHEELS
    • INTERIOR TRIM
    • EXTERIOR TRIM
    • CONCLUSION
  • Covert operation
  • Avant garde
    • Driving impressions
    • Traction Avant Timeline

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