A few weeks in advance, the children were informed to bring their drawing materials or modelling clay. As we waited for everyone to arrive, some of the children started drawing.
|S drew several cars|
When everyone had arrived, the visitors were divided into 2 groups, as our group was quite large. We went in with the first group. Julie-Ann, the daughter of the founder of the company brought us through the tour.
|Inside the factory. Was told that this car was made in Australia. The present ones are made in Malaysia.|
|Julie-Ann showing a Kevlar fabric that was used in making some parts of the car. This fabric is the material used to make bullet proof vests.|
|Showing the mould for a remote controlled car which is also made from Kevlar material|
|She explained step-by-step how a Bufori car is made. It is all made by hand and the seats and fabric for the doors are all hand-stitched. Impressive!|
|All are customisable - fabric, car seat colours, car body colours, etc. and they can even mix real gold, silver, pearl, etc, into the paints for the car's body.|
|The kids had an opportunity to sit in the cars.|
|They sat in a normal sized Bufori|
|And a child-sized one (Although small, it's really hardy)|
After that tour, we waited in the lobby. The children were asked to draw their own Bufori or create them out of plasticine.
I learnt of a new job that I didn't know existed - automotive designer. I was asked if my 5 year-old plans to be an automotive designer when he grows up, since he likes to draw vehicles. Hmmm, it's something we can explore.
|The children received posters of Bufori cars.|
Bufori Motor Car Company (M) Sdn Bhd
34B Jalan 5/32A, 6 1/2 mile, Off Jalan Kepong
52000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.