Tagged: bmw

Ford Fiesta ST

Motorhead Mystery: Trading an M3 for a Fiesta ST

So my friend Jesse recently traded his BMW M3 for a Ford Fiesta ST.  This upset me, a lot. Sure, the Fiesta is supposed to be a great car..for the money. I wrote an article about it for Driving Line which made me realize what a little rocket ship it really is. And the BMW is expensive to register, insure and repair.  And the M3...

Dear Vintage BMW Lovers, Your Day Is Coming

A friend of mine told me the other day that she wanted to buy a Vintage Porsche and I nearly bit her head off, “THEY’RE TOTALLY OVERPRICED. NO! NO!” Let’s face it, holding my tongue has never been my forte. (sorry Amy, love you!) But I’m astounded by the state of the vintage car market and how some vehicles (Porsches, Broncos, Land Cruisers and American...

Test Drive Tuesday: X5 vs XC90

This week’s test drive features a friend of mine whose car needs an upgrade.  She’s the lovely and talented Stacie Burrows, who is one half of the most awesome duo Mommy Tonk.  Stacie wants an SUV with a third row that’s fuel efficient, fun to drive, safe and sexy–kinda just like her.  Now, because so many of you text, email and tell me on social that...

porsche selfie

Five Minutes In..Frankfurt (video)

Frankfurt, Germany is about 6,000 miles from LA.  As you guys know, I’ll go anywhere for kick ass car spotting.  To be honest, I was in Germany to  attend the Automechanika show– which was a ball.  But I’ll tell you all about that later.  First and foremost, I can’t wait for you to see what happened when I ran around the city looking for Frankfurter car culture....

Get Your Moto-Mojo Back: Mama’s 5 Easy Steps

A few weeks ago, I slipped a disc in my back.  It’s such a pathetic, middle-aged tale of woe, I wouldn’t dare bore you with the details.  But it’s painful as hell and makes it impossible for me to do two of my favorite things: drive aggressively and exercise.  As a result, I noticed something about myself as of late: I lost my mojo. The...

LA’s Hottest New Valet Line (& It’s In The Valley!)

The San Fernando Valley is, as my husband so eloquently describes it, ‘The asshole of LA.’  Only a few people really like to go there, it sure ain’t pretty and, you guessed it, it smells like ass.  However, thanks to Los Angeles’ housing crisis, places like The Valley are newly appealing– the swamp of Playa Vista is now a Millennial Playground, the formerly heroin-infested Downtown...