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My Favorite Vehicles That Make You Scratch Your Head and Wonder “Why Did You Buy This?”

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Have you ever looked at a vehicle out on the road – or in a parking lot – and wondered “why would anyone own such a thing?” Sounds judgmental, right? It is…or, not. The … Continue reading

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Historiography: The French in America

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern, except otherwise noted Do you remember the time when French cars were a thing in America? At one time, American foreign car customers would walk into a showroom to see a Peugeot 504, a … Continue reading

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When The Family Plugs In

Tweet 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Platinum – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Like many manufacturers, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles had a vision of the future. Electrification was seen as the … Continue reading

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Historiography: The Misapplication of Issigonis’ Engineering Breakthrough

Tweet The first application of Sir Alec Issigonis’ engineering breakthrough – All Photos by Randy Stern, except otherwise noted Remember Sir Alec Issigonis? The innovation he created by switching the orientation of the engine, changing the traditional transmission to a … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: I Understand Now

Tweet 2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon on the Off-Road course at the Jeep “Rocks and Road Tour” at the Mall of America, Bloomington, MN. – All photos by Randy Stern The phrase you’ve seen many times: “It’s a Jeep thing, … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Once a Hero…

Tweet 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4T – Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback review of the 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser When the Chrysler PT Cruiser was introduced in mid-2000, it caught a lot of people’s imagination. … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: Repping The Job in a PT Cruiser

Tweet Remember the concept of gainful employment. You might be experiencing it right now. You could be in an employment situation where you are performing duties that are not in your job description. Maybe you like doing these tasks…or, not. … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Post-Cerebus Blues

Tweet 2007 Chrysler Sebring Limited sedan – Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda “Throwback Review” of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring For six hours the United Auto Workers struck Chrysler LLC earlier this month. Six hours! Then, everyone went … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: It’s Big Alright…

Tweet 2009 Dodge Durango SLT – Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda “Throwback Review” of the 2009 Dodge Durango In truth, size does matter. Since I established this fact, you have every right to call me a size … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Driving The Dream

Tweet 2010 Dodge Challenger SE – All photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda “Throwback Review” of the 2010 Dodge Challenger What better way to celebrate a national holiday (Independence Day in 2010) with a national icon – and … Continue reading

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