1955 Citroën Light Fifteen *Price reduction*

£6,720
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Historics - Brooklands Museum 11th June 2016 Sale

AUCTION

11th Jun 2016

AUCTION DATE

1955 Citroën Light Fifteen *Price reduction*

LOT DESCRIPTION

£6,720

PRICE GBP
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$9,679

PRICE USD
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9/550254

CHASSIS NUMBER

€ 8,563

PRICE EUR
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128,000 miles

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1955 Citroën Light Fifteen *Price reduction*

The Traction Avant, French for 'front-wheel drive', was designed by André Lefèbvre and Flaminio Bertoni in late 1933. While not the first produced front-wheel drive car, it was the world's first front-wheel drive, steel monocoque production car and successfully pioneered front-wheel drive on the European mass car market. Lefthand drive versions were built in Paris, Belgium and also Denmark; righthand drive cars in Slough, England. The Slough version was called the Light Fifteen and the long wheelbase model became the Big 15. First registered on the 14th April, 1955 in London and presented in red with burgundy trim, this light 15 was purchased in the 1990's at a Sotheby's auction before becoming part of a collection in Ireland and then returning to the U.K. The original colour was grey but had a full engine-out respray in the early 1970s; it appears to have been executed to a very high standard, however given time, the paint is now showing its age. The original leather interior in dark burgundy has been well used and the rear seats have a beautiful patina. Bakelite faux wood window trims are in superb order as is the wood dash and the fine dashboard instruments. Believed to have been restored in 1992, the engine received new pistons, liners and rings, valve guides and exhaust valves. In early 2014, the brakes were overhauled with new brake shoes front and rear and new brake hoses; it also boasts a full set of correct Michelin X tyres including the spare. Over the past 18 months, the engine and transmission have seen work done with replaced or refurbished parts including: rebuilt gearbox, rebuilt dynamo, new voltage regulator, rebuilt Solex carburetor, new spark plugs, new points, new ignition coil, new condenser, new battery, new distributor cap and spark plug leads. The vendor states 'the car starts on the button and is a pleasure to drive' and is accompanied by various receipts of recent works, old MoT test certificates, a V5 registration document and green buff logbook from 1970. * Interested parties should note that unfortunately the near side drive shaft has recently broken on this vehicle. However the vendor has stated that he will repair and deliver (subject to location) the Citroen to a successful bidder. The necessary parts have been ordered and the repair should be carried out within a short time frame. Any successful bidder will not be expected to pay for the car until the repair has been carried out.

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