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Saabs @ Cadwell

 The 2015 National will be held at Cadwell Park in the glorious Lincolnshire Wolds from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 July, combining a Track Day on the Sunday with the usual festivities of our annual national event. It is appreciated that the date is earlier than usual, however members have been asking for an event where cars move and this is the closest date to the ‘normal’ date which we could secure

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The day is nearly upon us!  Could those who have booked the Track event please remember to bring both parts of their driving licence.  If you are new to trackdays visit the Cadwell Park site has some useful information.

Click here for an online booking form or here for a downloadable PDF.  Please note that catering arrangements on the pdf are incorrect (much improved!).  Click for details

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Sonett I.II.V4, IIIAll models of the SAAB Sonett are catered for by the SAAB Owners Club. The Sonett is the least well known and recognised SAAB, with relatively low production numbers.

The first Sonett (Designated the SAAB 94) was really only a prototype, with 6 cars built between 1955 and 1957.

The Sonett II (Designated the SAAB 97) was launched in 1966, still with a two stroke engine, but was dropped half way through 1967 to be replaced with the Sonett V4. Only 258 Two stroke Sonetts were manufactured.

The Sonett V4, whilst basically the same as the Sonett II, was powered by the Ford derived V4 engine, and 1,610 were produced between 1967 and 1969

The restyled Sonett III was launched in 1970, still powered by the V4 but later models had the engine size increased from 1500cc to 1700cc to combat increasing emissions regulations. The last Sonett rolled off the production line in 1974 after 8,368 examples of the Sonett III had been made..

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SOC Event Calendar

Fri Jul 03 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Saabs @ Cadwell
Sat Jul 04 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Saabs @ Cadwell
Sat Jul 04 @11:00 - 05:00PM
North Scotland - Gairloch Gathering Classic Vehicle Display
Sun Jul 05 @08:00 -
South West Saab
Sun Jul 05 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Saabs @ Cadwell

Classifieds

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Motorsports

  • GALLOWAY HILLS RALLY

    As the final round, the Galloway Hills Rally was not a scoring round for us and my driver took the decision not to contest it, giving me a chance to dust off the 99 for another blast through the woods. Martin MacCabe, a Scottish Championship regular kindly agreed to read the notes. With a two car team bolstered by Grant Inglis in his lovely new MK2 Escort we made a good spectacle as the service barges towed us into the Rally HQ in the pretty town of Castle Douglas.

     
  • MotorSport Technical database

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    Saab 99 Group 1 Tuning Kit

     
  • Who was Erik Carlsson?

    Erik Carlsson

     

     

    Many new members to the Club ask the same question -  “Who is Erik Carlsson?”  I suppose a lot of people who were not around in the 60s have never heard of him even though this giant of a man is often referred to as “Mr SAAB”.

    Erik was born in 1929 in Trollhattan, Sweden, not far from the SAAB factory, but at that time the factory was only producing aircraft. Erik was 20 when production of the first SAAB cars started.  His first passion was motorbikes, he bought a Norton 500 new when he was 18 from Nystrom’s where he was working. Pelle Nystrom was the Norton importer for Sweden. At weekends he took part in hillclimbs, motorcross, road racing and, during the winter, ice track racing.

Local Branches

  • Dragon Saab Branch

    Dragon Saab are the South Wales regional group

    We are a group of Saab enthusiasts who are passionate for all Saab cars from the earliest two stroke models to latest modern Saabs. In fact as a car club we are passionate about all forms of motoring.

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  • West Midlands and Warwickshire Saab

    Come and join us at our monthly meet and chat with like minded individuals about all things Saab.

    All meetings will take place at the Stonebridge Island Toby Carvery (CV7 7HL) just off the A45/A446/A452 roundabout and the meetings tend to start at about 19:45.

    All welcome, we look forward to seeing you there.

    Location : Stonebridge Island Toby Carvery, CV7 7HL.
    Contact : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     
  • BEDFORDSHIRE, HERTFORDSHIRE & BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Branch

    This page will hold details and notes for the BEDFORDSHIRE, HERTFORDSHIRE & BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Branch

Services Category

Contact Us

Please use the form for general enquires about the club.  For specific Saab related enquiries it may be quicker to contact the appropriate Saab Registrar.

If your question is not specifically related to the club itself please give your membership number.  We are unable to respond to general questions from non-members.

 

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