Tagged: cars

ICON 4x4

Mama’s Car Stories: ICON’s Jonathan Ward

Last week, I went to Icon 4×4 to drive with founder, Jonathan Ward. If you don’t know about Jonathan, you can read my Dude or Dbag on him here. Or you can look at these FJs: That’s right, he’s the guy that took your uncle’s most badass beater and made it into a super-cool modern off-road machine.  Or how about this one? Yup. If you...

Grand Cherokee SRT Jeep

Is My Daughter Really SRT Worthy?

Daughters. (epic eye roll) You want them to have everything so they’re safe, happy and well cared for. Yet, you want them to have nothing so they’re grounded, confident and independent. My older daughter is getting really close to driving age and won’t shut up about how she wants a Jeep. So, like any good Motorhead Mama, I figured there was only one thing to...

5 Cars Freya Is Into & Why You Should Care

This is Freya, my 10 year old daughter: I know what you’re thinking 1) OMG, she’s adorable. Thanks, I know.. 2) This seems like nepotism. You betcha! It’s a great American past time;  I’m just being patriotic. & 3) This doesn’t seem relevant. Not what you expect from a first class automotive journalist like myself.  (insert laugh track)  But listen people, this young lady is our future....

pacifica hybrid

7 Cars That Can’t Date My Daughter

I pity the fool that’s gonna try to date My Daughter.  Not because I’m a prude, over protective, will tend to stalk him or put a chip in his ear or anything (that’s my husband’s job), but because as a Motorhead Mama I’ve got some wacky car criteria.  First, that dumb ass better be a killer driver.  No stick? Dump.  No track experience? Eject. No...

Best Reader Photos Of 2016 (slideshow)

Nothing makes me happier than people sending me their car photos.  Especially because most come from the people who say they’re “not a car person.”  Okey dokey… This year, the photos came from all over the country and over the world– Italy, Australia, England & Japan, among others.  I also noticed more and more kids sending me photos from their smart phones, which I consider...

5 Cool Car Things To Do With LA Kids

School’s out, for..winter?  Yeah, as all LA Unified parents are deftly aware, LA Kids will be on the loose in our fair city for 3 chaos filled weeks beginning today!  I can hear the Merlot pouring from here. But don’t panic people, Mama’s got 5 amazeballs solutions to keep your little people outta your hair and away from their iPads. Caution: they may even learn...