Cartoonized Ford Transit Connect Shows up at Detroit Schools
America’s best-selling compact commercial van, the Ford Transit Connect, has received a one-of-a-kind makeover, all with the purpose of distributing meals to kids in Detroit area schools.
The animated Harrison was first created by Detroit radio legend, Dick Purtan, and his daughter, Jackie, and has served as the Bed & Bread ambassador for many years, but this time it took on a more realistic approach.
Livonia based Technosports, an automotive customization company was the company in charge of bringing Harrison to life, and utilize the 103 cubic feet of cargo space in the Transit Connect to store, transport and distribute meals through the Salvation Army of Detroit.
Extensive modifications took place in the front end, where Harrison’s face came to life, and modified headlights, side markers and other components had to be used. The interior walls of stainless steel served as a canvas for installing the proper compartments to store supplies. Harrison even features hidden exterior speakers which will make it sound like Harrison is talking as it drives by.
Not only is this a good cause, but it’s awesome to see one of the coolest commercial vans in the industry take on a whole new shape!