Empowering Objects to Speak with ‘this’ Voice In the previous articles, we’ve seen how we can access the methods inside of the object using the object operator. This is done when an object is instantiated. We’ve already created a Car object and accessed the drive() method. You did this with the object operator, ->, after instantiating the object: $lamborghini->drive(); <?php Class Car { // … public function drive( $is_car_on = false ) { if ( $is_car_on ) { echo “I’m driving”; } else { echo “You gotta turn me on”; } } } $lamborghini = new Car(); $lamborghini->color = “Black”; $lamborghini->make = “Lamborghini”; $lamborghini->model