DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Carl In Greenwich Village

December 12, 2011 3:00 AM

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"If this vehicle has an emotion, it would be stressed out."

dyr new york DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Carl In Greenwich Village

“We call it The Silver Bullet.”

The Ride
The Driver: Carl
Car in Question: 2009 Dodge Caravan
Spotted at: W 3rd St, New York, N.Y. 10012
Odometer: 48,000
Car’s Nickname: The Silver Bullet

THE DEFENSE

Q: What’s your name, and can you tell me where we are?

A: My name is Carl and I’m here today with my family visiting New York City. We’re here in the Village.

Q: What brings you here today?

A: We’re from Connecticut and we’re here in the city to see a live video feed of my son playing football.

Q: Awesome. Who does he play for?

A: He plays for Choate and they’re going to show it right here in this restaurant, The Three Sheets.

Q: What position does he play?

A: He plays running back, fullback, linebacker, and wide receiver. He’s everywhere! He does a little bit of everything. It’s a small team, but it’s a great team.

Q: Tell me about your vehicle.

A: This is a Dodge Caravan. We call it The Silver Bullet.

Q: Do you have any rules for people when they get in The Silver Bullet?

A: No rules. They can eat. They can drink. They can have fun, but they have to have their seatbelts on.

Q: Do you remember the name of the dealership where you bought it?

A: I bought it in Connecticut at The Norwalk Dodge/Chrysler dealership.

Q: Where’s the furthest that you’ve driven in your Dodge?

A: The furthest we’ve ever driven is Washington, D.C.

Q: Do you listen to the radio in your car? If so, what type of music do you like?

A: We usually listen to New York City stations and some Conneticut stations. Mostly music that ranges from classical to hip-hop to rock and roll, and then some news stations as well.

Q: If your car had an emotion, what would it be?

A: If this vehicle had an emotion, it would be stressed out and screaming all the time.

Q: Is there a particular feature that you want to brag about?

A: We can watch movies in the back seats. We have a great entertainment system in the back.

Q: Any final words about The Silver Bullet?

A: This is a very cool family wagon.

Photos and interview by Jai Mitchell

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