Motorhead Mama Blog

Dude or Dbag: Outfits Of The LA Auto Show

Fresh off of the LA Auto Show press days, I’m now back at work, trying to address what is likely your biggest question, “What was everyone wearing?” Auto journalists are not exactly known for their keen fashion sense. Given that most spend their time either driving (on their butts), writing (sitting down) or drinking (again, on the ass) it isn’t a profession particularly conducive to...

Test Drive Tuesday: Chrysler Pacifica (Holy Cow It’s A) Hybrid

Minivans are kinda like sweatpants.  Every mom secretly loves them, but most never, ever want to be seen in them. No matter how practical, how easy, how economical it is,  a mini van, like sweatpants, just feels like you’ve given up.  The husband says “no, it’s totally cool”, “it’s kinda sexy” & “you look great”– we all know he’s either saying ‘please drive a cheap car...

Mercedes Benz Pick Up? 5 Hell Yeah Reasons!

Automakers have to do a lot of crazy stuff to create buzz in between new car debuts.  One of these “stunts” a few years ago included Mercedes Benz teasing a pick up truck concept. The reaction in many cases, was full on eye roll status.  Now, MB has both confirmed the truck’s development and recently showed the production version in the flesh: So this is happening...

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VW Atlas: The Lure Of Forgiveness

You know that boyfriend you had once?  The one with the great smell, the great kisser and of course, the great sex? Man, you two were so happy.  Then he went and did something really dumb. You were sad, depressed, heartbroken.  And when he came back, after shaving off that nasty ass goatee & going to the gym, begging for your forgiveness, did you take him...

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Freak of The Week: FrankenBeetle

Do you ever see something out of the corner of your eye and think, ‘Wait! What the hell was that? Was that real or just my imagination?’ ‘Nah, it couldn’t be.’ ‘But what if it was?’ This the game I’ve been playing with this car for 3 years: I’d see it often, but never in full view. A passing glance here.  A quarter view there....

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Only In LA: Porsche Orgy In Woodland Hills!

I need not tell you that Los Angeles is filled with Porsches.  It’s pretty much common knowledge. While some find this “ridiculous”, “indulgent” or “offensive”, I have a different word for it. It’s AWESOME. Lemme tell you why.  Here, especially on the West Side of LA, driving a Porsche is kind of normal — as weird as that sounds.  For those of us with Stuttgart dreams,...