1926 - 1934
The Tracta was the first successful front-wheeled drive car made in any numbers. The first Tractas were built primarily for competitions, having 1100cc 4-cylinder S.C.A.P. engines, later replaced by 1200 and 1600 units.
After making about 140 cars they turned to larger power units, including a 15CV 2.7 litre Continental side-valve six and a 17 or 20CV Hotchkiss six with ohv. With this change of engine came a change in the direction of the company, from stark race and hill climb-orientated sports cars to elegant coupes and saloons which had some success in Concours d'Elegances. Some had four doors and included a town car by Letourneur et Marchand on a long wheelbase, which was specially made for Mme Fenaille. Other bodies for Tracta were made by Chapron, Duvaland Mignon et Billebault. About 90 6-cylinder cars were made but they made little if any profit from them, and abandoned car production in 1934.
Source: Nick Georgano / The Beaulieu Encyclopaedia of the Automobile