Citroen H Van

Citroen H VanThe Citroën H Van, Type H, H-Type or HY is a light truck (or delivery van) produced by the French car maker Citroën between 1947 and 1981. It was developed as a simple front wheel driven van after World War II. A total of 473,289 were produced in 34 years in factories in France and Belgium. Most of them were sold in France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Engine: 4 cylinders in line, wet liners, bore 78mm, stroke 100mm, cubic capacity 1 911cm3, 11 CV rating, 50 bhp @ 3 800 rpm 
Transmission:  Front wheel drive via 3 speed manual gearbox, single dry plate clutch
Brakes: Hydraulically operated drums, handbrake operates on front wheels 
Suspension:  Torsion bars, four shock absorbers on front, two on rear 
Steering: Rack and pinion 
Dimensions: 
 
Length –  4,26m
Width –  1,99m
Wheelbase  (left) – 2,53m, (right) – 2,50m
Front track –  1,61m
Rear track –  1,65m
Unladen weight – 1 400kg
Maximum payload  1 200kg
Maximum speed: 78 kph
Fuel consumption: 13 litres/100km 

Available as panel van, pick-up or cattle van as standard; 60 cm. longer wheelbase is an option.