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Front Wheel Drive Pioneer

Citroen Traction Avant

Before the French decided to monopolize crummy hatchbacks...

The Elves have been searching far and wide recently, but returned to one of their favourite haunts in order to bring back this; MOCpages user Nick Barrett’s Traction Avant; Citroen’s 1930s masterpiece. This was the first mass produced car to have front-wheel drive. And it had independent suspension. Americans are only just getting round to fitting these to their cars 75 years later.

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