Author Archives: Randy Stern

Throwback Review: The Thanksgiving Vehicle That Started It All

Tweet 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport. All photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Since moving to Minneapolis in 2004, I’ve driven more SUVs and crossovers than any time in my … Continue reading

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#VOTY17: A Guide to #VOTE4VOTY

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Over the years, there had been some #VOTY polls that were really good. Others had you scratch your heads. The reality is that there are five finalists up for your vote – affectionately known … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Homely?

Tweet 2008 Ford Focus SE 4-Door – Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2008 Ford Focus One of my favorite cars in the first decade of the 21st Century has been the Ford Focus. … Continue reading

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#VOTY17: It is Now Time to #VOTE4VOTY!

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern The scores have been tabulated. The Panel has convened and given their input on the Long List. Therefore there is only one last step to take: Your vote! It is now time to #VOTE4VOTY! … Continue reading

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Remember “Fun?”

Tweet 2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD OFf Road – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Toyota 4Runner Little do I measure the power of what this website could do for you. Yet, I wonder … Continue reading

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Historiography: The Centennial of a Bitter Rivalry

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern A hundred years ago, the truck market grew by two luminary nameplates. In 1917, Ford introduced their first truck – the TT. The next year saw Chevrolet answer with their One Ton. Both trucks … Continue reading

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Commentary: This Space is Sponsored By…

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Did you know that such-and-such automotive brand is the proud sponsor of such-and-such sports team? Yes, sponsorship. It is all about how proud a sports team, award, event, charity, building, and so forth is to … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Not Going Uphill

Tweet 2008 Kia Rondo LX-V6 – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda “Throwback Review” of the 2008 Kia Rondo It survived crappy roads. It survived an onslaught of snow, sleet and ice just a few days away … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Is The New One Better Than The Last One?

Tweet 2009 Mazda6i Sport 4-door. All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback review of the 2009 Mazda6 When you love a car so much, you fear that any changes to it would be too revolutionary for its … Continue reading

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#VOTY17: All About These 41 Nominees

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Choosing a #VOTY is not an easy task. The steps taken to get to the awarding of it can be a mix of emotion. It’s energetic, because of the chase of information needed to score … Continue reading

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