So after looking through the pics from January 27, I started editing them again on my desktop.
For reference, here are the two pics I posted previously:
I went back and did a bit more post processing on my images to get them where I had initially wanted:
I sharpened the car a bit, played with the color some, and added a gradient to the sky. This is much more in line with what I was looking for. I will probably try again at this same spot in a few weeks.