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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Dennis At The Presidio

February 13, 2012 3:00 AM

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“Don’t throw up!”

dyr san francisco DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Dennis At The Presidio

“Don’t throw up! No throwing up.”

The Ride
The Driver: Dennis
Car in Question: 2001 Toyota Celica GT
Spotted at: Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129
Odometer: 10,7401
Car’s Nickname: The Bat Mobile

THE DEFENSE

Q: Welcome to Defend Your Ride San Francisco! What’s your name and what kind of car do you have?

A: My name is Dennis. It’s a 2001 Celica GT.

Q: Can you tell us a little bit about where are we at right now?

A: We are in San Francisco.

Q: Do you live in this area?

A: No, I don’t.

Q: So are you visiting?

A: Yes, I am.

Q: Ah, a comedian. So how long have you had your car?

A: Since 2005, so about seven years.

Q: What color is that exactly?

A: It’s silver. It is easier to clean and it stays clean.

Q: What is your car’s main use?

A: Just drive it. That’s it. To get to work and school. Just a couple of miles.

Q: On an average day, how many hours do you think you spend in your car?

A: Depends on what my plans are for the day, but average two to three hours.

Q: Do you like to use your car for leisure purposes as well?

A: Yeah, road trips, definitely. It was L.A. or Irvine area. It took four to five hours.Well, we were not going that fast. OK, maybe five and a half hours. I was thinking Irvine, but it was more like LA.

Q: Are there any rules for passengers when they are in your car?

A: Don’t throw up! No throwing up. Don’t leave trash. Pretty much just clean up after yourself.

Q: Got it. Does your car have a nickname?

A: I used to call it the Bat Mobile, but it’s not black.

Q: OK, Dennis with your silver Bat Mobile, is there anything else you’d like to tell us about your car?

A: It’s fun to drive. And beware of bumps. It’s low, so I don’t like speed bumps!

Photos and interview by Abigail Kira

Are you ready to Defend Your Ride? If so, email localautos@cbs.com with “Defend Your Ride SF” in the subject line for submission details.

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

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