DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Joseph On Park Avenue

January 30, 2012 3:00 AM

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“I like this car because it is very comfortable.”

dyr new york DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Joseph On Park Avenue

“Hybrid is important when gas costs over $4 a gallon.”

The Ride
The Driver: Joseph
Car in Question: 2009 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Spotted at: Park Avenue and E 62nd St, New York, N.Y. 10153
Odometer: 22,000

THE DEFENSE

Q: Welcome to Defend Your Ride New York. Can you tell me your name and where we are today?

A: My name is Joseph and we’re on Park Avenue and 62nd Street.

Q: What brings you here today?

A: I’m working here as a limo driver.

Q: Tell me about your ride.

A: It’s a 2009 Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Q: Hybrid. Very cool. Do you like having the Hybrid?

A: Oh yes, I like the Hybrid very much.

Q: Do you use this car mostly for business or pleasure?

A: Most of the time, I use it for business.

Q: If you could go anywhere on a day trip, where would you go?

A: My favorite place? Some place with nice weather because it is getting very cold.

Q: Do you have any rules for people in your car?

A: No smoking and it would be nice if there was no eating or drinking. Sometimes it gets very dirty and I have to clean it all up afterwards.

Q: Do you listen to any music in your car?

A: Sometimes I like to listen to classical music. It keeps me relaxed.

Q: Do you own or lease this car?

A: I’m the owner of this car.

Q: And if you could have any car in the world, what would it be?

A: I like the Maserati!

Q: What color would you get?

A: Dark blue.

Q: Finally, what’s your favorite thing about this car?

A: I like this car because it is very comfortable and it doesn’t use so much gasoline. Hybrid is important when gas costs over four dollars per gallon these days.

Photos and interview by Jai Mitchell

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