The iconic yellow cabs are getting steamy as cabbies across the city took part in a scandalous photo-shoot that is giving passengers mixed feelings about their drivers!
A sexy romp through the Big Apple isn't exactly the experience most tourists look for when they visit, but it's quickly gaining traction because of the strangeness of seeing your chauffeur revealing more than their name.
Typically, it is police officers and firefighters that are the ones posing for pin-ups because of their built-up physique, but taxi drivers wanted to offer their customers the same intimate experience.
Phil and Shannon Kirkman, the project creators, said this was their desire when they approached cab drivers with the idea.
"No. 1, you rarely see the driver," they said. "You get in a cab and they're facing forward and that's sort of your experience with the driver. And we saw that as an opportunity to shine a positive light on them and the industry that they work in."
It's also for a good cause. A piece of the calendars profits goes towards helping new immigrants to the city, which makes sense as many taxi drivers are themselves foreigners. The calendar has raised over $60,000 over the last five years to help immigrants from low-income situations go to school and get back on their feet.
So are people buying the calendar for a good cause, or because of the sex appeal? Let's take a look...