For the Volvo Enthusiast

4th Annual Swedish Car Day to be Held at Museum of Transportation

Against the backdrop of the Museum of Transportation in Brookline, speckled with the vibrant colors that make autumn in New England beautiful, the “Great Lawn” will be splendidly adorned with Saabs and Volvos for the 4th annual “Swedish Car Day”, sponsored by Charles River Saab and Boston Volvo Village.

Last year over 150 entrants came from each New England State, New York and New Jersey, Maryland, Georgia, Ohio, and California to display their shiny new and vintage cars, including Sonetts, and fabulous examples of custom and stock 900s and 9000s and compete for various awards. Last years highlights included a 1962 Saab Quantim 3, the vehicle model is one of only three ever produced; a 1957 Hogster, the original Volvo SUV; and in the past Irv Gordon has attended with his “2-million mile Volvo”.

Adult tickets cost $5.00 and $3.00 for children and seniors. Registering a car costs $10.00 and includes entrance for two people: fees include admission to all Museum exhibits.

The event will take place Sunday, October 19, 2003 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Entrants arriving at 8:30) at the Museum of Transportation located at 15 Newton Street, Brookline, MA 02445. For more information call (617) 522-6547.

The Museum of Transportation boasts America’s oldest collection of automobiles and has been the center of automotive activity and history for over 70 years. Whether you are a car enthusiast or would just like to pack a picnic, enjoy the foliage and a location to view some cool new and ancient Swedish hardware, the Museum of Transportation is the place to be on the 19th!

We hear that last year the Saab ownership dominated the show, and we’d like to see Volvo represented by its growing number of enthusiasts, and possibly outnumber Saabs that day.

Swedespeed will be unable to attend due to a scheduling conflict, but if you plan on attending the event and care to submit photographs of the show, please submit them to [email protected]

More info: Museum of Transportation

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