DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Patrick In Newtown Square

May 14, 2012 3:00 AM

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"I'll take short vacations to either the shore or the mountains."

dyr philadelphia DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Patrick In Newtown Square

“The 2012 Chevy Camaro is my dream car.”

The Ride
The Driver: Patrick
Car in Question: Black 2012 Chevrolet Camaro
Spotted at: Newtown Square, PA 19073
Odometer: 5,000
Car’s Nickname: Bumblebee

THE DEFENSE

Q: Hi Patrick. Nice car. What can you tell us about it? Did you buy it around here?

A: I bought it from Reedman-Toll in Langhorne, Pennsylvania about three months ago. This 2012 Chevy Camaro is my dream car. It’s my first brand-new car. I couldn’t be happier with my choice. I use it to commute to and from work. I’m in it about an hour a day between Conshohocken and Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.

Q: Awesome. Your car seems like a pretty happy purchase for you. If it had a theme song, seeing as it looks so sleek and adventurous, what would it be?

A: “Dear Rosemary” by the Foo Fighters.

Q: Classic. Do you ever take this bad boy out on road trips?

A: I’ll take short vacations to either the shore or the mountains. It makes the long drives a little more tolerable. So far, the farthest place I’ve driven it has been to Maryland for a golf trip a week after I purchased it. I let my dad drive. I figured he deserved it for the whole raising me thing.

Q: Fair enough! Finally, how does driving your Chevy Camaro make you feel?

A: I love driving my car! It’s a manual and it responds to the slightest touch of the pedal. The car seriously sounds like it’s growling when you’re in first gear. I would drive this car for the rest of my life. In the future, it may not look as cool with a car seat in the back, but I’m willing to sacrifice that fact!

Photos and interview by Michaelangelo Ilagan

View previous Defend Your Ride features as well as other great stories for people who love cars at CBSPhiladelphia.com/Autos

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