“It’s a great car. It’s perfect. Its nickname is reliable.”
- The Ride
- The Driver: Xenola
- Car in Question: 2007 Honda Odyssey
- Spotted at: 125th Street and 8th Avenue in Harlem, New York, N.Y. 10035
- Odometer: 43,00
- Car’s Nickname: Reliable
Q: What’s your name and where are we today?
A: My name is Xenola and I’m working on 125th Street. I’m a vendor.
Q: Is business the main use for your car?
A: I use it for business and for travel. I haven’t used it yet for travel lately because I’ve been so busy working, but I’d like to travel to Florida.
Q: Can you please tell me the specs of your car?
A: It’s a 2007 Honda Odyssey. It has about 43,000 miles.
Q: Where do you live?
A: I live in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, 11238.
Q: If you could go anywhere on a day trip, where would you go?
A: Like I said, I’d love to go to Florida, but I’m too busy with work these days.
Q: Are there any rules for people who ride in your car?
A: Of course the usual, no smoking and no drinking. Other than that, it’s a free spirit vehicle.
Q: If your car had an emotion, what would it be?
A: It’s a great car. It’s perfect. Its nickname is reliable. I’m not sure about the emotion though.
Q: Tell me some more about your car’s uses.
A: I sell vintage music, music from the ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s. I use my vehicle to transport my merchandise.
Q: What else would you like to tell the beautiful visitors here at Defend Your Ride, CBS New York.
A: If you want to find the best in vintage music, come find me at 125th and 8th by the Apollo. Now if you’ll kindly excuse me, I have to get back to business. Yes ma’am. Williams Brothers? One second. Yes sir? The Bar-Kays are sold out at this moment.
Photos and interview by Jai Mitchell
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