Florida mayor's official SUV is literally a pimpmobile

Sometimes, fiscal responsibility and the prostitutional arts collide and a choice has to be made: let the taxpayers pay foot the bill for a car payment or drive around in a GMC Yukon Denali formerly used for the transportation of escorts? Mayor Bob Buckhorn of made the right choice. Now he's big pimpin' in T-A-M-P-A. » 8/31/11 2:00pm 8/31/11 2:00pm

Gangster Whitewalls And Zebra Skin: Great Deal On Pimpish '84 Cadillac

It's probably the word "pimpish" in the description, coupled with the overwhelmingly tasteful purple velvet and zebra skin interior, that makes us want to test the reserve price on this '84 Cadillac. You seldom see pimped-out Reagan Era Cadillacs, and this one would be right at home in the Jalopnik Motor Pool (we'd park… » 7/30/08 8:00am 7/30/08 8:00am

Are Pistonheads Pimps?

We're not quite sure how this turned into "Pimp Week," but we're not going to dig too deeply. Today's questions comes strait outta Compton yesterday's QOTD comments. Reader Mehugtree asks the following: » 8/31/07 12:00pm 8/31/07 12:00pm

While we're not in a agreement, we do understand his point. Performance cars, when mostly used for commuting to 7/11,…

Why Do People Pimp Their Rides?

Today's question hearkens back to Philosophy Week, but with a slight comedic twist. Seriously, yesterday's QOTD proved that we've all seen pimped rides (or at least what in the owner's mind qualified as "pimped") and with very few exceptions they're all pathetic. How many times have you seen a base model 300C with its… » 8/30/07 11:30am 8/30/07 11:30am