Classic Car Catalogue

Citroën 1952

2 CV  
11 B  
15 Six D  

France

21,124 2 CVs were manufactured between January 1st and December 31st.
This year the Traction models underwent many changes. The colour range was extended and apart from black, a grey is also available. The wipers were moved from the top to the bottom of the windscreen. In October on the occasion of the 39e Salon de l'Automobile they received bigger boot compartment (avec malle - with boot). All those alterations keeps the pre-war favourite going, eighteen years after its debut in 1934.
Pod koniec roku wszystkie modele Traction zostały wyposażone w większe bagażniki (avec malle - z bagażnikiem). "Jedenastki", oprócz czarnego, lakierowane są na kolor ciemnoszary. Oś obrotu wycieraczek przedniej szyby znalazła się na dole.
 

2 CV

  wb: B2 cyl.
375 cm³
9 ch
2 CV A
price in Oct.
240 cm berline
341,870 F
2 CV AU 240 cm fourgonnette


Citroën 2 CV A

Citroën AU
 

11 CV

  wb: 4 cyl.
1911 cm³
58 ch
 
11 Légère 291 cm berline - discontinued
11 Normale 309 cm berline - discontinued
11 Légère
price in Oct.
291 cm berline 'avec malle'
629,230 F
- new model
11 Normale
price in Oct.
309 cm berline 'avec malle'
664,330 F
- new model

From the spring of 1952, several changes were applied the Traction Avant. In May, turn signals appeared the front wings and rear quarter panels; at the same time, a small position light was put at the top of the central pillar between the doors. In June, the wipers were moved down the windscreen and the following month, four slots appear on the edge of the rim of the BM wheels. The bumpers remain curved but the front license plate becomes straight. Inside, the 11 CV of July 1952 benefits from the new decoration with grey dashboard and frame around the windscreen.
In October on the occasion of the 39th Paris Motor Show, the 11 Légère, 11 Normale received bigger boot that doubled the size of the previous arrangement.

Citroën 11 B Normale

April 1952 leaflet.

11 Légère from summer 1952.

11 Normale from summer 1952.

11 Légère from summer 1952.

11 Légère model '53.

11 Légère model '53.

Citroën Big Fifteen (11 B Normale) "avec malle"
 

15 Six

  wb: 6 cyl.
2867 cm³
77 ch
 
15 Six D 309 cm berline - discontinued
15 Six D
price in Oct.
309 cm berline 'avec malle'
829,920 F
- new model


15 Six model '52.
This year the 15 Six followed the changes made to the 11 CV. Turning signals replaced the semaphores in May, position lights were moved from the front wings onto the front pillars, in June the wipers went to the bottom of the windscreen. Dashboard become grey and the windscreen gained a surround in the same colour. New light grey velvet trimmings makes the interior more welcoming.

Citroën 15 Six from July '52.

Citroën 15 Six from July '52.

Citroën Six (15 CV)
 

 

           
           

   


Kabriolet 15 Six wykonany przez szwajcarską firmę Langenthal.

11 CV Légère by Langenthal.

11 CV Légère by Langenthal.

11 CV Normale by Langenthal.