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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Playing Big

Tweet 2014 Kia Cadenza. All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Review of the 2014 Kia Cadenza How does a company remake a full-sized sedan? Consider what Kia started with. At a time when the design language had … Continue reading

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For Evolving Hamsters

Tweet 2014 Kia Soul “!”. All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2014 Kia Soul Ah, those lovely hip-hop hamsters! How have they evolved! To introduce the second generation Kia Soul, the hamsters that promote … Continue reading

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A Completely Non-Traditional Thanksgiving…Drive

Tweet 2014 Kia Forte EX. All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2014 Kia Forte The Kia Forte is transformed. Its looks are undeniably sporty – almost coupe-like. You cannot deny another masterpiece of Peter … Continue reading

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