1954 Citroen Traction Avant BN11

Lot: 570

Sold for (£): 11,100
Offered for sale is a 1.9L 1954 Citroen Citroen Traction Avant BN11 manual that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores 82 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Advanced for its time with a monoque body and torsion bar suspension......


  • Built at the Paris plant in 1954
  • Includes independent inspection report at well regarded Citroen specialist
  • Good service history included with early registration documents since arrival into the UK
  • MOT tested until 13/11/19

Lot Details

Registration: 847 XVD RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1954 Engine size: 1.9L
Make: Citroen Odometer reading (miles): 62000
Model: Citroen Traction Avant BN11 MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 288819C1

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 82 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Very good all round original condition, good panel gaps, doors shut true and well and brightwork rechromed, overiders and front grill. 


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


-Completely original. Unrestored and with frailties in places but perfectly usuable and rare to see retained on such a classic.

-Headlining original and intact.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


-Recently serviced by the nations leading Citroen Traction specialist, inspection report contained within history file.

-Recently completed a 150-mile journey without any issues


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Smooth and effective 3 speed gearbox.

Running Gear

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Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Built at the Paris plant in 1954 this car was imported to the UK in 1993 and regarded as one of the most un-modified and original examples. Independent inspection report conducted at well-regarded Citroen specialist and is available for interested buyers. Finished in Grey Metallic, the bodywork is very presentable. The car benefits from a new eletronic ignition with Peacock CV drives fitted. Good service history, early registration documents since its arrival in the UK, numerous servicing and parts invoices with its most recent full service, inspection and brake and gearbox overhaul to name the most recent.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history