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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Lorissa By The Mississippi River

January 23, 2012 3:00 AM

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"This is it. My dream car is my car."

dyr minn DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Lorissa By The Mississippi River

“My car is super cool because it used to be a cop car!”

The Ride
The Driver: Lorissa
Car in Question: Red 2007 Chevy Impala
Spotted at: Mississippi River, St. Paul, MN 55102
Odometer: “Too many too quickly”

THE DEFENSE

Q: Where and when did you buy your cop car?

A: I bought it from Skyline Automotive. I bought it in the end of July 2011.

Q: Why did you buy this car?

A: I bought it because my old one wouldn’t have lasted me through school. I needed a new one and this was it.

Q: What is your favorite part of your car?

A: Oh man, power locks and windows, so amazing. It tells me how much air pressure is each tire. That’s pretty amazing too!

Q: What is your least favorite part of your car?

A: The payments.

Q: What’s your favorite thing to rock out to when you’re driving?

A: Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of Alanis Morissette.

Q: Have you gone on any road trips in your car?

A: No! I haven’t had time for that.

Q: What is your favorite place to drive and why?

A: I love driving out in the country by my farm and I love driving in Stillwater, Minnesota.

Q: What is your favorite memory that you’ve had in your car?

A: Because it used to be a cop car, it’s funny watching my friends trying to get out of the back. There aren’t any handles in the inside.

Q: Do you have any rules for your car?

A: No smoking!

Q: Is this car better than your previous car?

A: So much better, yes. It is all one color and there aren’t things going wrong with it all the time. Plus, it hasn’t been in an accident before.

Q: Do you have a dream car?

A: This is it. My dream car is my car.

Q: What car are you going to buy next?

A: Maybe an Impala that isn’t a cop car.

Photos and interview by Kelly Miller

Are you ready to Defend Your Ride? If so, email localautos@cbs.com with “Defend Your Ride Minnesota” 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 CBSMinnesota.com/Autos

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