Motorhead Mama Blog

2018 Stinger GT1 Review: Kia’s Ass Kicker

A few weeks ago, walked out of the fancy Mr. C hotel in Beverly Hills. After handing the adorable 20-something valet guy my ticket, he ran and returned with my car, a Stinger GT. As I got in the vehicle, he said, “Hey um..I’m sorry..but WHAT IS THIS CAR? It’s beautiful.” I gave him my signature sh*t-eating grin and replied, “A Kia.” Then I tossed...

Badass Women Of Automotive: Gracie Hackenberg

What were you up to when you were 21 years old? College life– complete with beer bongs, all nighters and frat parties? Or eating ramen noodle as you slogged through your first job, with that a**hole boss and student loans breathing down your neck? How about building a race car and traveling around the country to compete? Sounds more like a midlife crisis than a...

Dude Or Dbag: Attention Whores

Los Angeles is, by its nature, filled with extroverts.  Between the actors, the musicians and the unfulfilled dreams, LA is a place where ‘LOOK AT ME’ is our cultural default.  Luckily for me, when this phenom meets LA’s car obsession, the results are magnificent. Or as Einstein so deftly put it: Attention Whores + Cars = MHM² Of course, not all of these attention-grabbing displays...

I Drove The New Jeep & Decided You’ll Buy It (video)

Very rarely are does a job exist that is both incredibly awesome and incredibly terrifying at the same time. One such position is that of this guy, Mark T. Allen, Head of Jeep Design. Check out his dorky photo…yet he’s.. This is the dude that was tasked with the impossible job of remaking an icon.. the Jeep Wrangler. Oh snap.  But when the job was...

2018 VW Tiguan: The Cure For Double Buckle Blues

Of course I’ve done it. You’ve probably done it too. And if think your mom didn’t do it, you’re nuts..unless they didn’t have them back then. Yes, of course I’m talking about The Double Buckle. Every parent’s dirty little secret.  It’s the process of squeezing two kids into one seat belt. ‘Not legal’ you say?  ‘Not safe?’ you retort? Well, you tell that to Emily,...

Dear DMV, Why We Hate Front Plates

The other day I watched a friend of mine park his car. Before he got out, he reached into his glovebox  and grabbed his front plate, which he placed on his dash. ‘You too, huh?’ I said. ‘Yup’ he replied. You see, we are part of the Front Plate Haters Club.  While the exact volume of our membership is unclear, what is undeniable is that...