But Miley Cyrus reveals a much more sophisticated look in her new Harper's Bazaar photo shoot.
While still a little on the racy side, the 20-year-old is photographed in an array of chic haute couture designs.
Start your engines: Miley Cyrus wears a sexy black strapless dress as she straddles a motorcycle in a new photo shoot for Harper's Bazaar magazine
Holding onto the handlebars of the bike, the former Disney star places her stiletto-clad feet to one
A pair of diamond chandelier earrings by Bulgari and lashings of red lipstick complete her almost Eighties-style look.
Stunning: The We Can't Stop star also models an almost-bridal design, looking incredible in a beige gown featuring a long ruffled train
The We Can't Stop star also models an almost-bridal design, looking incredible in a beige gown by Giorgio Armani Privé, featuring a long ruffled train.
Standing in front of a vintage Rolls Royce parked in the drive of a stunning mansion, she manages to make the snap more rock 'n roll by donning a pair of cool shades and having her signature platinum blonde hair coiffed in it's usual punk-style quiff.
September issue: Miley is featured in the September issue of Harper's Bazaar
The new images were taken by famed photographer Terry Richardson, who shot the star for the coveted September issue of the magazine featuring Sarah Jessica Parker on the front cover.
In an accompanying interview with the magazine's editor Laura Brown, Miley speaks about her style transformation, her love for punk, favorite fashion designers, and more.
Meanwhile, the songstress recently revealed that her new album will be called BANGERZ.
The We Can't Stop hitmaker announced the title of her upcoming fourth studio album on Twitter on Tuesday, after reaching 13 million followers.
She hinted at the name of the record as she encouraged more fans to follow her and rewarded them as soon as she reached the milestone on the social networking site, writing: 'If you don't know why my record is called BANGERZ you'll know as soon as you hear it. Nothin but #BANGERZ (Sic).'
Miley first revealed last month that she would make the special announcement as soon as she reached 13 million followers, tweeting: 'Can't wait to announce my album title :))) #MileyTo13Million *******.'
BANGERZ will be a follow up to 2010's Can't Be Tamed.
The singer recently admitted her record label was worried that she might leak her new music because she loves surprising her fans.
She previously said: 'We could just leak it. That's what I'm always trying to do.
Usual style: Miley is currently channelling a punk rock persona which has seen her wear an array of very revealing crop tops and leotards both in her film clips and for public appearances
'I scare my label all the time, because I just want my whole record out right now. I'm ready for people to hear it.'
Despite her eagerness for fans to hear her new music, Miley is still hoping to surprise people.
She said: 'I'm keeping some of the collabs on the down-low.
'That's what was so surprising when We Can't Stop came out - people weren't ready for it, so I want it to be like that.'
Miley also revealed that she doesn't have an exact release date set yet, but her record will be out sometime 'this year.