Author: motorheadmama

Dude, Or Douchebag: The Woody Edition

Ok, here’s a test for you, dear reader. Look closely and tell me why this ever classic, completely pimp woody station wagon is getting my Douchebag of the Day crown. Add your comment below. Hint: that’s boat trailer behind him..

More Hemi, Less Hedgefund

I have a confession to make, dear reader– I’m not a big fan of the American car.  Not that I don’t love my country, cry a bit when I say the pledge of allegiance and get passionate about politics, but when it comes to American cars, Detroit lost me at roughly 1973. But when I see a little of this: my heart skips a beat....

Which is Worse?

Being stuck on the 405 freeway (the nation’s most notoriously congested road) or being stuck on the 405 and being passed in the carpool lane by this monster: Ug.  That’s a tough one for me.  I’d LIKE to think that I’d be so excited to see the new Lambo Aventador that any less than fuzzy feelings would immediately disappear.  And one can’t help but wonder–...

Only In LA: 99 Cent Beemer

I originally took this photo because I wanted to comment on the subtleties of the aftermarket parts, showing how a little restraint can be the difference between a Dude and a Douchebag. However, then I realized that to anyone living outside of LA, a tricked out late model BMW at a 99 Cent Store may seem really strange. And to you, dear reader, I say–...

Ferrari Count of the Day

After a few dry ones–I’m pleased to report that Italy’s finest was in full effect today. Nothing too exotic– 2 Californias (yuk, but that’s another post); 4 430s (could there possible be more of them?) and 1 of the ever- stunning 612 Scaglietti. The Maserattis were on fire– 3 Granturismos (thank you, Entourage), 2 Quattroportes and one Royale from the mid 80s went screaming down...

Dude, Or Douchebag? Defined

Hint: this isn’t Dude. Dude, or Douchebag? –The MM series explained. Wondering how what you drive says about you?  Let’s start with the basics: Prius= I care about the environment & don’t care if I drive like an asshole. Escalade= I’m card carrying Republican, active member of the NRA and my wife has fake boobs. 7 Series BMW= I worked hard for my money. Now...