Tag Archives: Kia

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

Posted in Automobile Reviews | Tagged | Leave a comment

Historiography: The Automobile in Canada

Tweet 1956 Meteor – All Photos by Randy Stern July is a patriotic month for many countries. In particular, the United States of America and Canada. We know about the USA’s contribution to the automobile. This country set the bar … Continue reading

Posted in Historiography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

V&R Stories: Going on Tour With The Chorus

Tweet My van, their buses. All photos by Randy Stern Hitting the road on a concert tour? Why, of course I did! When you’re a musician or part of a musical group, it takes the proper logistics to pull off … Continue reading

Posted in Automobile Lifestyle, V&R Stories | Tagged | Leave a comment

Hamsters with Snails Making Turbo Noises

Tweet 2017 Kia Soul ! Turbo – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Kia Soul…with a turbocharger! From the onset, the Kia Soul was designed to be a cool car. Consider the familiar … Continue reading

Posted in Automobile Reviews | Tagged | Leave a comment

Throwback Review: Hamsters Not Included

Tweet 2010 Kia Soul +. All photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda “Throwback Review” of the 2010 Kia Soul So, what is “cool?” It’s an objective definition that pervades actual agreement amongst us. It’s not at all absolute … Continue reading

Posted in Automobile Reviews | Tagged | Leave a comment

Great Ambitions

Tweet 2017 Kia Cadenza Limited – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Kia Cadenza Luxury can come from the most unlikely sources. It is a flippant statement to make considering that Kia has … Continue reading

Posted in Automobile Previews | Tagged | Leave a comment

My Favorite Vehicles of 2016

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern #VOTY16 has been awarded. The editorial calendar has turned over a new year. It is cause for celebration! There is one more bit of business to take care of. As a tradition, I sit … Continue reading

Posted in My Favorites | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The “Evolution” of “Words”

Tweet A Victory & Reseda review of the 2016 Kia Optima “Evolution” is a word that does not pack the punch that “revolution” does. It is a weaker word, connoting that by shaping what is not broke would make it … Continue reading

Posted in Automobile Reviews | Tagged | 1 Comment

Chicago 2016: Three Key Debuts

TweetDo driverless cars dream of sport utility vehicles? Last month’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit was filled with technologies of the future. Automakers showed us new safety technologies that if given free reign could drive a car unaided … Continue reading

Posted in Auto Show Coverage | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Matrix of Flagships

Tweet 2015 Kia K900. All photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2015 Kia K900 Morpheus offered a choice for us. During Super Bowl XLIIIX, Kia presented us with their new flagship the K900 with a … Continue reading

Posted in Automobile Reviews | Tagged | Leave a comment