The Swedish Beauties will be out in force on Saturday, October 15th at Mitchell Volvo-Saab on Hopmeadow St. Decked out in all their shining glory, the contest will feature Saabs and Volvos of all makes and model years.
This year's competition marks the 30th year of the beauty contest at the auto dealer. Owners of the vehicles are encouraged to enter the contest to win prizes, bragging rights, and impress the judges, a collection of Saab and Volvo experts and representatives from the Mitchell staff.
Entrants can register their vehicles upon their arrival the morning of the event. Previous years' contest have drawn as many as fifty cars. Old classic cars have been at previous shows such as the 1969 Saab 93 and the 1963 Volvo P1800.
Dealer spokeswoman Jill Mitchell, " we are so excited to celebrate our 30th Annual Event, the Mitchell Auto Group is a team of Volvo and Saab enthusiasts who are passionate about the unique and unprecedented quality of Scandinavian Design and Engineering. "
Beginning bright and early at 8:30 a.m., the show will run through 2:00 p.m. In addition to the beauty contest, the Mitchell team has a full array of festivities planned. They will be offering to their Volvo and Saab customers by appointment only, free inspections, free mini detailing, and a free service clinic. Please contact Tom Bristol at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, there will be a Police Department Crash simulator, and antique car clubs will also be in attendance.
Food will be provided in a tailgate cookout style, with hamburgers, turkey burgers and hot dogs provided for those attending.
The public is encouraged to attend the event and celebrate the beautiful specimens of the storied history of Swedish automaking.
For more information about entering your vehicle in the car show, please call Mitchell Volvo/Saab at 1-800-270-0122.
Mitchell Volvo/Saab not only offers the latest models of vehicles from the Swedish manufacturers they also offer a full service center and provide auto parts. In addition to new vehicles, Mitchell has a variety of certified pre-owned vehicles in stock and offers financing for the cars they sell. Located in Simsbury, they serve the Greater Hartford region for all Volvo and Saab needs. Mitchell Auto Group has been in business since 1921, and four generations of the Mitchell family have operated the dealerships.