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The Contender in (Habanero) Orange

Tweet 2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line – All Photos by Randy Stern After being a major contender for #VOTY18 – making it all the way to the finals – I can now relax and enjoy the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta for its … Continue reading

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Commentary: So Long, Slug Bug

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern The first time around was an icon mired in global history and eventual conflict. The second time around was just for nostalgia’s sake. The Volkswagen Beetle had a shape that was simple, fun, joyous, and … Continue reading

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A Charming Sedan Then…and Now

Tweet 2019 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Do you remember 1979? I do. It was an interesting year for me. I graduated junior high to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Forbidden Fruit Vehicles – Part 3

Tweet The sudden interest in non-USA market automobiles are on the rise – again. We will be looking into the importation of cars that were once “forbidden fruit” thanks to Federal regulations and Customs law. In the meantime, one can … Continue reading

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My Favorite Malaise Era Vehicles

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I grew up at the right time – the Malaise Era, to be exact. The industry was in the midst of change. Some of it was instigated by the oil-producing nations across the ocean. … Continue reading

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V&R@7: My Favorite Vehicle Subjects of The Last Seven Years

Tweet Murray The Cop – All Photos by Randy Stern/Victory & Reseda On April 13th of 2011, this site received a major boost with the arrival of its first vehicle. This vehicle would open up the floodgates in publishing reviews … Continue reading

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The Volkswagen Passat Fuel Economy Challenge

Tweet 2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SEL Premium – All Photos by Randy Stern One of my favorite sedans I have worked with has returned. The current

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Quickies: From the 45th Twin Cities Auto Show

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern So, the 45th Twin Cities Auto Show…how was it? In my opinion, it is much better than before. Perhaps the best that I attended since 2005. I saw more engagement with two interactive ride-along … Continue reading

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Historiography: Joined at The Hip

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern There was a time when two of the ultimate names in the British automotive industry was a single entity. It was an interesting case of co-development where two very different and distinctive motorcars were … Continue reading

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Quickies: As Published Elsewhere (Volume I)

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern “Um, how come you do not publish a review in for every vehicle you drive in Victory & Reseda?” It’s a question I get from time-to-time. However, it came out of a situation where … Continue reading

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