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Inspiring Teen Gets his Wish! ALLAN PRESENTS HIS CAR DESIGN TO GM


 

Allan has been designing sports cars since he was four – starting with crayons and paper. Now – teenager dealing with leukemia - he hopes to become a professional car designer in Motor City.

Thanks to UAW-GM and Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia and Susquehanna Valley, Allan’s wish comes true.

The Design Team at GM Tech Center invites Allan to present some of his best designs at their headquarters near Detroit.

“I was very impressed with Allan as well as his designs,” says Ed Welburn, Global Design vice president. “I was most impressed with his determination, creativity and visionary thinking. We hope his visit to GM Design Center inspires him further to fulfill his destiny.”

Allan is a huge fan of GM’s Chevrolet Corvette and Pontiac Trans Am sports cars with big ideas for “next generation” designs. These iconic cars influenced Allan’s sleek, low-slung lines of his favorite design - a racy flame-red speedster that seems to hover just above ground. Allan revs up his design with a 600-horsepower motor.  Its huge rear tires speak of roots in the muscle cars of the Motor City.

When the creative team unveils the sketches of Allan’s design kicked into high gear, this wish kid could barely respond. 

“Wow! Oh boy! Man! Man, this is…that is-whoa man!” he says. ...more




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