Become a Member: Get Ad-Free Access to All Our Content
1926→1927 Citroën 10HP B12

1926→1927 Citroën 10HP B12

1926→1927 Citroën 10HP B12

In 1926 Citroën upgraded their standard model to include an all-steel body reinforced chassis which they revealed at the 1926 Paris Motor Show as the B12.

Body styles ranged from Torpédo 4 Places in Standard, Serie Luxe and Tourisme Luxe finishes, Conduite Interieure 3 and 4 places, Coupé, Landaulet, Normande, Taxi, Cabriolet and Coupé.

Story by Citroën Communication

In Detail

type Series Production Car
production years 1926 – 1927
released at 1926 Paris Motor Show
built at France
engine Inline-4
position Front, Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
displacement 1452 cc / 88.61 in³
bore 68 mm / 2.68 in
stroke 100 mm / 3.94 in
power 14.9 kw / 20 bhp @ 2100 rpm
specific output 13.77 bhp per litre
body / frame Steel body over Steel Frame
driven wheels RWD
front brakes Drums
steering Worm and Roller
f suspension Solid Axle w/Quarter-Eliptical Leaf Springs
top speed ~75 kph / 46.58 mph