"Hundreds of people follow the 15-year-old Kevin's car building on Facebook. Because of his muscular disease he gets the help of father Matthias, but also by the general public. Now see a local motorförening that he gets to show off the car at Elmia, write Eastern Småland. "
"A dream come true, according to Kevin."
"In the family's garage in Oskarshamn is a 15-year-old Kevin's very own car. It is a Volvo 740 GLE of the 1988 model year. It is right now to be rebuilt after kevin's wishes, and in just over two months the car should be set out on a motormässa at Elmia in Jönköping, sweden. Bilbygget unites the father and the son, writes the East of Småland."
"– given that he usually sits in a wheelchair so he wanted to have nothing to do. I started a collection on Facebook and it was huge. We bought the car in the fall, " says kevin's father Matthias Karlsson to the newspaper Aftonbladet."
"since Then, they have worked with to design the car. Kevin want that the theme will be ”Monster Energy”, the neongröna energy drink that among other things sponsors the model and rallydriver Ken Block. Now being prepared for a company to help with painting the car."
"– It's fun to get to design and keep on, " says Kevin."
"– It's Kevin who decides, then I'll carry that which is heavy. But it is he who is the boss, he always has the last word, " says Matthias Karlsson."
"The rare disease that Kevin is suffering from is called Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It means his muscles gradually broken down. Therefore, help my father Matthias, to with the construction."
" I've been a huge bilintresse but it is a few years since I la of. So this is a joy for me, too, in the middle of everything. It is nice that we have it here, " he says."
"Motorförening fulfilling the dream"
"In the facebook group, kevin's projektbil parts Kevin and Matthias with everything related to the car. Where do they get great support – over 700 people following the development. Now, Blekinge Midnight Club, along with the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant, decided to sponsor Kevin. He shall exhibit his car in the motorföreningens stand at the Bilsport Performance & Custom Motor Show at Elmia in april."
"It feels great," says Kevin, who argue that it is a dream come true."
"Father Matthias is taken from the great support."
"– It is absolutely amazing, heartwarming, " he says."
"At the motor show, the association shall ensure to support Kevin. They should be there to be able to tell you about kevin's car, if needed. For Eastern Småland tells the club's treasurer that it will around 20, 000 visitors on the day."