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Which Half-Ton Pickup is The Best?

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern There are currently six full-sized half-ton pickups to choose from in the U.S.A. I know, big deal! However, please understand why this topic is important. By volume, the pickup truck is the backbone of … 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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My Favorite Forbidden Fruit – Round Two

Tweet Over the past few years, the gap between things we (USA people) cannot have and could possibly get have narrowed. Part of it due to the limitation on importing vehicles outside of the country – whether the regulation is … Continue reading

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L.A. 2016: Oh, Look, Stormtroopers!

Tweet I would’ve gone to the Los Angeles Auto Show this year. But… Excuses, excuses. You heard it all. And, you probably heard how much the marketing tie-up between Nissan and Disney/Lucasfilm created an attractive exhibit this year on the … Continue reading

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High on a Plynth

Tweet 2016 Lexus RC 200t F Sport – All Photos by Randy Stern This is one of my favorite coupes… I know…I have too many favorite coupes. Yes, the mind changes a few yards to the wind on regular occasion, … Continue reading

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#MAMA16FR – 25 Years in The Making

Tweet A typical Wednesday morning at Autobahn Country Club – All Photos by Randy Stern Why is the Midwest Automotive Media Association such an honor to be a member of? A discussion with one of its board members came up … Continue reading

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Fifty Years and 43 Million Cars Later

Tweet 2016 Toyota Corolla S – All Photos by Randy Stern Fifty years ago, Toyota wondered whether their Corolla would hit the right note with their intended customers. It had a lot of potential – it was small enough for … Continue reading

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What Would Randy Buy…the 2016 Edition

Tweet It actually looks good in front of the house… All Photos by Randy Stern Last September, I explored the question that you have been asking me for too long. It seems that you all think I have some magic … Continue reading

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The “Good Car” Conundrum

Tweet 2016 Lexus ES 300h – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2016 Lexus ES 300h One thing that bothered me when perusing my published reviews of the vehicles I worked with in the … Continue reading

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The Next Generation Tuner Car

Tweet Hybrids demand respect from the performance community. Race cars with hybrid propulsion systems have become the dominant force in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s LMP1 class in the. This is achingly apparent at the most well known and storied … Continue reading

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