DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Zenel In Manhattan

June 18, 2012 3:00 AM

dyr new york DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Zenel In Manhattan

“Your car is your clothes. If you ain’t got a nice car, you ain’t got nice clothes.”

The Ride
The Driver: Zenel
Car in Question: 2007 Chevy Denali
Spotted at: Broadway & 53rd St, New York, N.Y. 10019
Odometer: 50,000 miles
Car’s Nickname: Blue Storm


Q: Hi Zenel! What is your philosophy on your car?

A: You living the good life if you’ve got the good car. That’s all that matters. Your car is your clothes. If you ain’t got a nice car, you ain’t got nice clothes. It represents you. People will respect you for what you drive.

Q: Does it have a nickname?

A: Blue Storm. Even my license plate says Blue Storm on it. It’s like a storm coming through when I’m coming through, and when we come, it’s going to be a good time. Everywhere I go, they know the storm is coming. Everywhere we go, this car is a sweetheart.

Q: Are there any rules in your car?

A: Everybody gotta take their shoes off when they come in my car! I’ve got a section to put your shoes back there.

Q: What are you listening to?

A: We listen to P Diddy all day.

Q: Where did you get your car?

A: We bought this baby straight off the market. Straight cash.

Q: What do you think your next car will be?

A: A nice little convertible. Two seater, nice and private for the weekend, and cruise through the city like I was Diddy.

Photos and interview by Jai Mitchell

View previous Defend Your Ride features as well as other great stories for people who love cars at

pump patrol promo for bottom of top list 620w DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Zenel In Manhattan
white space1 DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Zenel In Manhattan

More From CBS New York

Download Weather App
Bloomberg WCBS Tri-State Business Index

Watch & Listen LIVE