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6 Builders To Watch From The ICON Party

Listen people, I had a ridiculous weekend.  It was Mother’s Day so I did what any Motorhead Mama should, I went to a bunch of car events. You can take your brunch and stuff it!  The best, of course, was the Go Campaign Fundraiser at ICON 4×4 in Chatsworth. I wrote about the event last year see Dude or Dbag: Jonathan Ward. What’s great about...

Guest Post: You Can Go Electric! Tips From An EV Pro

People ask me all the time about going electric. Should they get a Tesla? A Volt? A Bolt or an i3? I dunno. Maybe. Honestly, I’m the wrong person to ask because I’ve never done it. So I’d rather defer to people I know who have already taken the plunge.  One of the best is my pal, & EV owner/writer David Ringgold Lardner.   I...

Freak Of The Week: Leopard De Ville

Please turn, please turn, please turn, you delicious 70s land yacht! These were the thoughts pumping through my brain as I saw this 1977 Sedan De Ville cruise down Ventura Boulevard. Happily for me (and you) we were both going to Trader Joe’s: Pretty hot right? Clean, shiny and oh, so wild! You ain’t seen nothing yet: From the upholstery inserts, to the throw pillow, to...

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First Date: Jeep Compass

I recently went to a Jeep event to see the all new 2017 Jeep Compass. A tasty little nugget of compact SUV goodness. Here is my completely biased, ultra-opinionated first impression. These days, it seems like everyone is asking me to help them find the perfect small SUV. I hear you, people. In this world of lifted pick ups and full size SUVs, it seems crazy...

Only In LA: Roadside Barnyard

The other day, I saw something truly remarkable. I know, it’s a white Chevy Equinox parked near some trails in Topanga.  Nothing to see here. But what makes this woman and her car extraordinary are its occupants. Including this: Yes, a ferocious, angry Pit Bull..try not to drown in his slobber. Oh and there was also this: Yes a full gown Nubian Goat.  His name...

Only In LA: My Day In Rolls Royces

I know what you’re thinking: Mama, you drove a Rolls? Maybe two? No, don’t be ridiculous. I’m not THAT pretentious. But the other day, I had a really weird experience, one that can only be told through the magnificent, multi-million dollar vehicles that I witnessed in a span of 4 hours. Only in LA you say? Amen… I was on “vacation” (that’s what they call it...