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Specifications

11A 'Normale'

Dimensions

Overall length; 4650mm, overall width; 1760mm, height; 1540mm

Wheelbase; 3090mm, ground clearance; 178mm

Front track; 1460mm, rear; 1450mm

Weight & Capacities

Weight; 1200kg. Carrying capacity; five/six adults

Engine

Four cylinder, water cooled. Pausodyne engine suspension system.

Bore 78mm, stroke 100mm, cubic capacity 1911cc.

Compression ratio; 5.9:1, 46bhp @ 3800 rpm.

Starter

Electrical. Hand crank if required ... round handle slot in grille

Gearbox

3-speed manual & reverse, mechanical clutch. Synchromesh on 2 and 3.

Suspension

Independent front, longitudinal torsion bars, telescopic dampers

Rear beam axle, transverse torsion bars, telescopic dampers

Brakes

Hydraulic foot brakes front & rear. Cable handbrake on rear wheels.

 

Wheels

Pressed steel. Tyres 150 x 400. Spare wheel with tyre carried on boot.

Steering

Rack and pinion. Turning circle 13.7 metres.

Fuel Supply

50 litre tank, single fuel filler - right hand side

Mechanical fuel pump. Solex 30 THD horizontal carb. Automatic choke.

Lighting

Dynamo. 12V. Switch on steering column stalk for headlight dimming & trafficators

Other

Electric horn. Speedometer. Electrical windscreen wipers. Driving mirror.

Clock. Opening boot.

Grille

Painted, external chevrons.

Traction Avant

Pre- WWII 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.

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