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Well, the word 'pimp' certainly seems to fit. That's one expression of vanity that deserves a bonfire of its own.
 

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But then it wouldn't have power windows.
 

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What is the car, anyway? I have a colleague--all vintage clothing all the time--and he drives a Chrysler 300. As soon as I saw it pull up one day I knew it had to be his. It has a very vintage feel to it. And, yes, it has power windows.


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Who wants power windows when you can have craftsmanship? Besides, Tom Wolfe uses a typewriter.

It appears to be a Cadillac.
 

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It's a Cadillac, and an ugly one at that. Modern cadillacs are completely devoid of the post-WW2 era culture that makes the brand attractive.
 

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I have to say I kinda like new Cadillacs. The one Mr. Wolfe has up there is the DTS. It does has a pimpy vibe, which is the largest part of it's appeal to me. I would love to have a black one with a custom white leather interior.
 

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Maybe he likes power steering and that Northstar system.
 

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Originally Posted by LabelKing
How can that ersatz bit of, to paraphrase Norma Desmond, spit and chrome compare with this:


There's no way that car has the Northstar system.
 

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Tom never ceases to amaze.
 

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Originally Posted by LabelKing
It has an aesthetic system which is infintely better than Bluetooth Northstar/Blueberry/Palm Pilot Ipod system.
Better says you. Wolfe may value the Northstar system more. Since it's his car, he should get to choose.

I think you meant "Blackberry."
 

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He lost his style, in the car.
 

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