Motorhead Mama Blog

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Car

  Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Car Mama thinks you’ve gone too far. These days every thing that drives by Has some bling on the back of their ride Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Car Unless you’re a Kardashian, it’s just bizarre.

Bitchin’ Camaro

It takes a strong woman to admit when you’re wrong. And Mr. Camaro, I’ve been wrong about you.  But you gotta understand–growing up, Camaros were driven by, well, Guidos and Dirtbags. (If you’re not from the East Coast, you may have to Google that action.) Anyway, for years it was impossible for me to appreciate the low purr of your v8 (not to mention the...

LA Word of the Day: Persian Conversion

Here in LA, we’ve got the largest population of Iranians outside of Iran.  Thus the nickname, Tehrangeles.  And let me tell you something about Persians– the women are intimidatingly beautiful (to some. Mama’s cool, obviously), their kebabs kick butt and they love their Beemers. Persian teen boys are notorious for not accepting their BMWs in any format other than an M. And if Daddy doesn’t...

Only in LA: My Cayenne’s Crazier Than Your Cayenne

Some crazy stuff happens in this town, believe you me.  One of the doozies of late is that the Porsche SUV has become so ubiquitous that Angelinos are forced to trick if only to ensure they can identify their vehicle at  Cheesecake Factory valet. It started out mild:   Weird, metallic colors. Fine, no problem. I just hope you own a popsicle factory.    ...

Dude Or Douchebag: Two-Tone

Sometimes car trends start with the exotics and trickle down to the streets, like carbon fiber hoods.  And sometimes car trends start with an 18-year-old & a can of bar-b-q black spray paint and the next thing you know Mercedes has a factory matte black finish.  I’ve noticed recently that the two toned vehicle is coming back, and it’s starting in the ‘hood.   The...

Vantastic!

For too long now, the van has been, well, mini. Or Scooby:         Or Barbie:               But a lot of us grew up with a van that did stuff like this: So, as SUVs get more expensive and more focused on cup holders than rock crawling, the van is emerging as our do-everything alternative.  It all...