1955 Citroen Traction Avant 11 BL La Legere

Price: - Item location: Riverside, California, United States
  • Make: Citroen
  • Type: Sedan
  • Year: 1955
  • Mileage: 98931
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 4 cylinder
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1955 Citroën

1955 Citroen Traction Avant 11BL La Legere, short wheel base model, factory 4 cylinder engine in great shape, no bottom noise, no smoke, no major leaks, carburator may need to be rebuilt or cleaned (sometimes the float sticks); 3 speed stick transmission, tranny and clutch in good shape; the Traction Avant was the first Front wheel drive vehicle ever, suicide front doors, pop out windshield, good glass, 12 volt conversion with single wire alternator (original working 6 volt generator/regulator is included in case you want to go back original), just had the starter motor rebuilt/rewired to 12 v, the original wiper motor will need to be replaced/rewired for the 12 volt system; stainless sleeved rebuilt brake master cylinder, new braided front brake hoses, new muffler, fuel cell; the body is in good shape, just minor dents, dings maily around the fenders, nothing major; the floor pan had a small rust spot of about 2.5 inches long on the front passenger's side, that has been repaired with metal, there's a couple of small rust spots on the rear corners of the front fenders, other than that the car is solid; interior is in original condition, headliner not present; this Citroen has been in Southern California since 1978, and wearing Ca classic blue plates, clean Ca. Title on hand, registered as non op in Ca so no back fees with DMV; I got a video of the engine running that I can send via email or text. The fuel cell is on temporarity, my next step was to have the original gas tank (in good condition, not rusted out) boiled out and cleaned; there's a small cut on the right front fender (see photos), also included with the sale there's a pair of rear fender stone guards (hard to find), and two used tires.
This vehicle is being sold As Is, where it is, No warranties or Guaranties offered or implied, towing fees if any are to be paid by the buyer; inspections are encouraged, I'm in Riverside Ca please email or call 323 5478049 to set something up; I required a U$1.000 Non refundable deposit within 72 hours of auction ending, the balance should be cash at vehicle/paperwork pick up; The vehicle won't leave the premises until fully paid.