The Traction Avant, French for "front wheel drive", was designed by André Lefèbvre and Flaminio Bertoni in late 1933 / early 1934. While not the first production front wheel drive car – Alvis built the 1928 FWD in the UK, Cord produced the L29 from 1929 to 1932 in the United States and DKW the F1 in 1931 in Germany – it was the world's first front-wheel drive steel monocoque production car.

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The Citroën DS was named ‘Most beautiful car of all time’ by Classic & Sports Car magazine  With its name derived from Déesse (French for Goddess), this innovative design was styled by Italian sculptor Flaminio Bertoni and launched in 1955.     The futuristic shape was an instant design classic and over the next 20 years more than 1.5 million cars were sold in a range of specifications.

The 1955 Citroën DS designed by Flaminio Bertoni was named 'Most beautiful car of all time' by Classic & Sports Car magazine. The jury panel included names such as Giorgetto Giugiaro, Patrick Le Quément, Gordon Murray and Martin Smith.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citroen_DS :    The Citroën DS is an automobile which was manufactured and marketed by the French company Citroën from 1955 to 1975. Styled by Italian sculptor and industrial designer Flaminio Bertoni and the French aeronautical engineer André Lefèbvre, the DS was known for its aerodynamic futuristic body design and in...

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Flaminio Bertoni  Citroen DS

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