Car related events in SwedenGarage entrance
A selection of links to
- a few annual events with some kinds of cars made in Sweden
- some photos from events
- some Swedish 'car event calendars'
- some museums with 'cars made in Sweden'

Events 2010
At these annual events you probably can see a number of some kinds of 'cars made in Sweden'. (I can't guarantee dates et cetera.)
April 2-5, JönköpingCustom Motor Show
April 22-25, GöteborgGöteborgs Motorshow International Motor Show (every third year in Göteborg, previous 2007)
May 8, near GöteborgTunga Rallyt Väst (trucks and buses).
May 15, UlricehamnVeteranbrandbilsrally old fire engines
May 23, KungsbackaTjolöholm Classic Show
May 27-29, Stockholm, Barkarby airfieldMaskin-Expo machine fair
May 30, StockholmPrins Bertil Memorial / Gärdesloppet
June 5, Ånnaboda (near Örebro)Classic Motor Festival
June 19, Kjula Dragway, Eskilstuna FlygplatsScandinavian Rod & Kustom Blacksmith Nats June Pre -73
June 19-20, Gelleråsen / Karlskoga Motorstadion (near Karlskoga)Velodromloppet historic racing and more
?, Viksta (near Uppsala)Viksta traktordag (old tractors)
July 3-4, RonnebyNostalgia Festival
July 8-10, VästeråsPower Big Meet
July 16-17, VarbergWheels & Wings
July 17, KalmarCalmar Classic Show
July 23-24, Malmby airfield (near Strängnäs)Power Hot Rod Reunion, with nostalgic dragracing and more
July 28, Brunskog, near ArvikaGammelvala Veteranfordonsdag (old vehicles). The Gammelvala event is prel.held July 24-31.
July 28, MantorpMantorp Back to Basic, nostalgic meet for hot rods, dragsters and more
July 28 - August 1 , MantorpVEIDEC Festival dragracing, in the European championship
July 30 - August 1, BåstadBåstad Classic Motor 50% change of exhibited cars between days. In 2009 WWII military vehicles in own area.
July 31 - August 7, RättvikClassic Car Week 'always week 31'
August 14-15, GöteborgVROM, Volvo Rendezvous for Owners & Members
August 21, Stockholm, Barkarby airfieldWheels Nats
August 21, HelsingborgPärlrallyt trucks and buses
August 21-22, VallåkraVallåkraträffen
August 25-28, JönköpingLastbil 2010 trucks (every second year in Jönköping, alternating with Trucking Festival)
August 28, HässleholmMöllerödsdagarna military "reenactment"
August 29, Eskilstuna, Ekeby airfieldveteran day
September 11, near StockholmTunga Rallyt - Åkarsvängen (trucks and buses).
Later events
2011, MantorpTrucking Festival (every second year in Mantorp, alternating with Elmia Lastbil)
2012, MalmöMalmö Motor Show International Motor Show (every third year in Malmö, previous 2009)
?, StockholmStockholms Bilsalong - International Motor Show. (Normally every third year in Stockholm, previous 2006 but cancelled in 2009.)

Photos from events
Will reappear later in konditori100/travel.

Event calendars
Swedish texts mostly. Look for links to Kalender, Evenemang, Träffar or similar - or a flag for a language you know.
MHRF:s Evenemangskalender Many mixed car related events, Swedish. (Car owner association)
Classic Motor Magasin Mixed car related events, Swedish. (Car magazine)
Automobilhistoriska klubben Mixed car related events, Swedish. (Veteran car owner association)
Svenska Bilsportförbundet Various car competitons, Swedish. (Car sports association)
Ring Knutstorp and Mantorp Park Various racing events on these tracks, Swedish (Company Motor Events AB)
Nordic Drag Racing Series Drag racing, English and Swedish. (Arranger?)
4x4 Sweden Offroad Offroad related events, Swedish. (Owner association)
Maskinskyddarna 'Working machine' related events, Swedish. (Owner association)
Scandinavian Rod & Kustom
Racerhistoriska Klubben historic racing
Vintage Sportscar

A selection of museums in Sweden where you can see more than a few 'cars made in Sweden', and often many other objects too. Some of the museums have info on the webb only in Swedish, but probably you can understand info about where they are situated and how to get in contact with them. (A reservation for the accuracy of the info.)
Brocenter - vehicle museum and road carriers museum
Bussmuseet, buses and The Swedish national tramway museum
Holgers Traktor och Maskinmuseum tractors (I think that it still is there)
Hässleholms museum military vehicles, also tanks
Motala Motormuseum cars, and small fire brigade museum nearby
Munktellmuseet tractors and construction vehicles
Richards Traktor & Maskinmuseum tractors and construction vehicles. Several in motion July 17-18 2010.
Saabs bilmuseum Saab cars
Scanias museum in Södertälje, Marcus Wallenberg-hallen. Check opening hours, phone +46 8 553 825 00. Mostly trucks
Spårvägsmuseet buses, and trams
Svedinos Bil- och Flygmuseum cars, and planes
Tekniska museet cars
Tidaholms Museum Tidaholm fire engines
Volvo museum cars and trucks and more in a couple of museums

(Pansarmuseet in Axvall has closed. The new museum Arsenalen in Strängnäs is planned to be opened in 2011. I look forward to that.)

You can find more info about motormuseums in Sweden via

Another link
The SaabMuseum - not associated, affiliated, supported nor sponsored by Saab Automobile AB.

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2011-01-19. Text/pictures: Arne Granfoss ©. Prod: AG Informice