Sun and Fun in Somerset – Swedish Day 2012

Saab author and photo-journalist Lance Cole took these shots of the sun and fun at Swedish Day 2012.
A full Swedish Day reprot is to follow, in the meantime Lance has sent us these moments from what was a great gathering.
All photos are Lance Cole Copyright and are shared with SU readers with all rights reserved.

I have put a few of my pictures on flickr at

The great pictures below are from Lance.

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Chris Ivory

Firstly, many thanks to Robin and Alex, once again, for their hard work in putting together yet another fantastic show and day. I managed to catch a passing word or two with Lance, for which, I would like to thank him for his ‘news’. He certainly took his time about getting those photos, and he was gleaming ear-to-ear regarding the Bluebird-style 900, and quite rightly so. In fact, there were many worthy winners present – too many to give a vote to. TBH, I did not get so much time to look at all the vehicles in detail, as when… Read more »

Martin T16s

It was indeed a great day. We could not have asked for a better day weather wise. I felt a very special kind of atmosphere this year. I am not sure if that was just me or if it really did have a different buzz about it for some reason. The turnout was fantastic with such a diverse range of vehicles. I too found little time to get round all the cars or even visit the museum mainly due to the amount of chats and catching up that was going on. This is surely now a major event in the… Read more »

Alex 900

Many thanks to all of those that organised yet another wonderful day in Somerset. This show is really going from strength to strength!! Best part for me though was managing to get hold of a copy of Rolf Bleeker’s “The Spirit of Saab” book, from the friendly couple who where running the books/brochures & models stand, I didn’t catch their names or the name of their company but I have been after a copy of this book for absolutely ages!

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