Congratulations to the 2014 Dream Car Finalists

Thank you to everyone who entered this year’s contest. The creativity and originality seen from the 1000 entries was impressive. Have a look at the wide range of ideas from edible marshmallow and rocket cars to cars for disabled people and foldable ones.

  • Position: 1st

    Name

    Luo-Tong Sim

    Age

    5

    Title of Artwork

    Balloon Car

    The Idea

    This is a solar-powered, light, balloon car that is accident and pollution free. It is made from recycled materials and foldable into a bag.

    Position: 2nd

    Name

    Thehan de Silva

    Age

    6

    Title of Artwork

    Rocket Car

    The Idea

    A rocket powered car which can go on the road, underground, underwater and space.

    Position: 3rd

    Name

    Ella Lewis

    Age

    7

    Title of Artwork

    Marshmellow Car

    The Idea

    A super soft edible car made from yummy marshmallow. It bounces high in the air on a spring. A car that’s safe for its passengers and pedestrians.

    Position: 4th

    Name

    Lachlan O'neil

    Age

    7

    Title of Artwork

    Red Eagle

    The Idea

    An electronic solar car that can fly to see air ballons, birds and be above the traffic.

  • Position: 1st

    Name

    Eva McLeod-Quinn

    Age

    10

    Title of Artwork

    The aqua sub car plane

    The Idea

    The car has a retractable, oval photo chromatic window. The wings of the car are concealed underneath and come out automatically when put to flight mode. The wheels of the car are also retractable when used as a boat and submarine.

    Position: 2nd

    Name

    Denisa Rissa

    Age

    9

    Title of Artwork

    The Super Multicoloured Foldable Car

    The Idea

    This car can easily fold and open into a personal (2 seats) or a family car (9 seats), so it is 2 cars in one! The personal car would do for travelling and the family car would go to London without having to pay for buses!

    Position: 3rd

    Name

    Elliot Luckins

    Age

    9

    Title of Artwork

    Solar Powered Frog Car

    The Idea

    This car is designed to be suitable for floods. There are solar panels to save energy.

    Position: 4th

    Name

    Lisa Masters

    Age

    11

    Title of Artwork

    Help Mobile

    The Idea

    Helping babies sleep and the homeless.

  • Position: 1st

    Name

    Megan Cahill

    Age

    15

    Title of Artwork

    Toyota Emotion

    The Idea

    The Toyota Emotion is a car that has features such as a finger print lock, plug socket for charging devices and a touch screen.

    Position: 2nd

    Name

    Rachel Rissa

    Age

    12

    Title of Artwork

    Duo Traveler

    The Idea

    This car can go in the water so great for the beach.

    Position: 3rd

    Name

    Marlin Harrison

    Age

    15

    Title of Artwork

    The Precedo

    The Idea

    This car deviates from the normal expectations of a car, whilst offering intuition, style and function. It also includes more people than a normal car does, allowing disabled persons to drive the car.

    Position: 4th

    Name

    Isaac Stanesby

    Age

    13

    Title of Artwork

    The Fruit Mobile

    The Idea

    It's a car made out of fruit and it gives you all kinds of fruit drink.

On the 19th February 2014 the 12 finalists and their families were invited to the UK Awards Ceremony. Children around the country met over lunch and were presented with a certificate, Apple prize and plenty of other goodies. It could be you next year!

The UK competition is part of the Global Contest, the finalists for this will be announced in September. Keep an eye out for the 2015 UK Contest details in autumn this year.

Global Dream Car Website