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Andre Lefebure and the Cars he Created at Voisin and Citroen

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Andre Lefebure and the Cars he Created at Voisin and Citroen


This biography of Andre Lefebvre gives a revealing insight into the work of a practically unknown aeronautic engineer who, after building and racing competition cars for Gabriel Voisin in 1933, created for Andre Citroen the revolutionary front wheel drive Traction Avant (light fifteen in the UK). He was responsible for the minimalist 2CV and the Citroen DS, which was the sensation of the automotive world in 1955, and is still an icon of original automobile engineering and avant-garde design today. Together with his colleagues at Citroen, Andre Lefebvre created the Traction Avant (1934), the TUB (1939), the Deux Chevaux (1948), and, last but not least, the DS (1955). From 1923 to 1931 Lefebvre also designed several highly original and outstanding competition cars and record-breaking automobiles for Voisin. This book was written to pay tribute to Andre Lefebvre: the passionate pioneer who left car enthusiasts around the world such an important heritage.

Additional Information

Stock Code: VEL44.0
Author: Berk GP
ISBN13: 9781845842444
Height(mm): 240
Width(mm): 170
Page Count: 144
Publication Date: 17 Dec 2014
Publication Status: Available
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