DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Pablo In Times Square

November 7, 2011 3:00 AM

dyr new york DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Pablo In Times Square

“My car says, ‘Come on, give me a break!’”

The Ride
The Driver: Pablo
Car in Question: 2009 Black Lincoln Town Car
Spotted at: Times Square, New York, N.Y. 10019
Odometer: 78,000
Car’s Nickname: “I’m Busy”


Q: What’s your name, and where are we today?

A: My name is Pablo. We are on 53rd and Broadway in Times Square, New York City.

Q: Is business the main use for your car?

A: I wish it was pleasure, but I’m here on business.

Q: Can you please tell me the specs of your car?

A: Mileage is 78,000 miles and it’s a black Lincoln Town Car, 2009.

Q: Where do you live?

A: I live in 11379 in Queens.

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

A: In the summer, I’d definitely go to the beach. In the winter, I’d go to the malls and visit friends.

Q: What’s the furthest that you have driven someone?

A: Woooh. I once drove someone to Boston, Massachussets.

Q: How much did that cost?

A: Over six hundred dollars!

Q: Are their any rules for people who ride in your car?

A: No special rules. Just no smoking. I like my car to smell nice all the time.

Q: What kind of music do you like to listen to in your car?

A: I love to listen to salsa and merengue.

Q: If your car could talk, what would it say?

A: It would say, “Give me a break,” because we work 12-13 hours everyday. So my car says, “Come on. Give me a break.”

Q: If you could have any car, what would it be?

A: YI would love to have an SUV, but they’re not cheap and you spend a lot of money on gas. But I love SUV’s because you feel huge when you drive them. You feel strong. Like you are bigger than everyone else on the road.

Photos and interview by Jai Mitchell

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