“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”


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

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