Author Archives: Randy Stern

Thowback Review: That First LaCrosse

Tweet 2005 Buick LaCrosse at the 2004 Chicago Auto Show. Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2005 Buick LaCrosse When you hear someone talk about the “near-luxury market,” which brands do you think of? … Continue reading

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On The Dial: Bouncing Off The Satellites

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern One of the first things I do when I receive a vehicle to work with is to program the presets on the radio. Depending on the number of presets available – either per band … Continue reading

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An Entry Towards Fulfilling the Dream of a Sports Car (or Better)

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern We all cannot be like Tim Burton. That name might not ring a bell, but over a million subscribers to his YouTube channel know him by his handle: Shmee150. Burton is a likable fellow. Very … Continue reading

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Car Guys and Charity in the Twin Cities

Tweet To raise some money for your charity, you have to bring out your best. This is true everywhere. Including the automotive world. And, it could be anywhere. In the Twin Cities, 3M has a standing relationship with the United … Continue reading

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Commentary: Accidents Should Never Happen

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern There has been a lot of car crashes lately. Not that it is unusual in a sense of the number of crashes seen or reported on social media. It is because they are really hitting … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cars of My Brother’s Birthyear

Tweet All photos by Randy Stern The Camelot Era began. The Kennedys swept into the White House with a new sense of glamour never seen in D.C. before. A modern couple’s presence in power was a sign of change for … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: The Most Fun To Be Had…

Tweet 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 2.5 S – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2006-2009 Volkswagen Rabbit No one should underestimate the power of a Volkswagen. Not just in mere horsepower or presence on … Continue reading

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Dedicated to Be Heavy-Duty

Tweet 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty 4X4 Platinum Crew Cab – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty In the pickup business, a half-ton full-sized pickup is what consumers and … Continue reading

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#JustDrive

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Who are you? Are you an enthusiast? Are you a person who wants to be an enthusiast? Do you have the best car in the world? Or, do you have the bets car you can … Continue reading

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Historiography: 100 Years of Three Diamonds

Tweet 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR – All photos by Randy Stern In 1917, a company that made ships decided to build a car. Over the next 100 years, it would make millions of them for a global audience. It … Continue reading

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