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Surviving Cars

The British Salmson information below comes from a database maintained by the B.S.O.C. and is based on contents found in the club Newsletters from 1952 until today and several membership lists. Some complementary information from letters sent to the club Secretary has been added, as well as some information told by members.

The abbreviations used in the table header below means

Reb    Rebuild, a documented rebuild is going on
Srv      Survive, the car still exists, but actual condition not known
OnR    On road, the car is in a roadworthy condition. Minor repairs or maintenance may take place, but in general this are complete functioning cars.

S4C

S4C 12/70

S4D

S6D 20/90

Original Bodies

Reb

Srv

OnR

Reb

Srv

OnR

Reb

Srv

OnR

Reb

OnR

2-Seater Sports Tourer

     

1

3

     

4

4-Seater Sports Tourer

3

 

3

1

4

     

11

Six-Cyl. 2-Seater Sports

           

3

3

Six-Cyl. 2-Seater Slab Tank

           

1

1

4-Seater Drophead Coupé

2

1

4

     

7

Four-Cyl. Drophead Coupé

     

3

 

2

5

Six-Cyl. Drophead Coupé

           

2

2

Full-length Saloon

3

2

1

     

6

Full-length Airline Saloon

   

1

     

1

Close-Coupled Saloon

1

 

2

     

3

Victoria Saloon

 

1

       

1

Four-Cyl. Saloon

     

2

1

1

4

Six-Cyl. Sports Saloon

           

1

1

Total Original Bodies

9

4

11

1

1

7

5

1

3

2

5

49

Special Bodies

Chassis

3

   

2

1

3

 

1

10

Special

1

1

       

2

2-Seater Special

 

2

1

1

     

4

1-Seat Racer

   

1

     

1

2-Seater Racer

1

         

1

2-Seater Slabtank

   

1

     

1

4-Seater Tourer

1

 

1

1

     

3

Coupé de Ville

     

1

   

1

2-Door Saloon

 

1

       

1

Estate

     

1

   

1

Total Special Bodies

6

4

4

3

0

1

3

3

0

1

0

25

Total per chassis type

15

8

15

4

1

8

8

4

3

3

5

74

Total Rebuild

15

   

4

8

   

3

30

Total Survive

 

8

 

1

 

4

 

13

Total On Road

   

15

8

   

3

5

31

Total survival rate of all S4C, assuming 250 made

   

38

13

     

20,4%

Total survival rate of S4D, assuming 50 made

         

15

30,0%

Total survival rate of S6D, assuming 12 made

           

8

66,7%

Various, not included above

Engines in other cars

1

2

2

   

1

6

Engine

1

2

       

3

Technically not identified

3

Total Various

12