Express Wheels – 2009 Holden SSV GTS Sedan Auto

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Name: Chris Parkes

From: Invercargill

When and why did you acquire it? I bought it for my wife about eight years ago. Before she passed away, she said she wanted a red Commodore. I have got her name on the number plate… NICSV8

What is the vehicle’s history? It was a sales rep’s car in Christchurch before I bought it

Have you altered it in any way? No

What’s it like to drive? Awesome

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? In this car… The Devil’s Staircase

Best driving experience? West Coast

Worst driving experience? Around Central… everyone’s in a hurry

What other vehicles of note have you owned? Chevs… ’39, ’63

Best music to drive to? Eagles

Describe your driving style: I like to go places

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a…? Holden Torana

What was the first vehicle you ever bought? I’ve got it… the Holden

Do you belong to any clubs? Southland Chevrolet Club Inc, and the Thornbury Vintage Tractor and Implement Club

Event: Southern Grilles & Gasoline car and bike show, Collegiate Rugby Club Grounds, Lindisfarne St, Invercargill, February 2, 10am-3pm. Ambulance’s new building to bring all St John core emergency services and community-based services into one purpose-built building. For more information, go to Southern Grilles & Gasoline Facebook or phone 0272 096 515

Engine: 325 Chev Transmission: LS3  Colour: Red

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