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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Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern “Um, how come you do not publish a review in for every vehicle you drive in Victory & Reseda?”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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My Favorite Vehicles of 2017

Tweet Well, duh… – All Photos by Randy Stern Another editorial year has ended. Thank whoever is above… But, it was not without its highlights. As I thumb through all of the vehicles I worked with during the past 12-13 … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Das Auto for the Urbane Set

Tweet 2008 Volkswagen Jetta S – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2008 Volkswagen Jetta There is urban. Then, there’s urbane. Can you be both? Both are valid lifestyles for city living. Yet, … Continue reading

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Making The Step Up

Tweet 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4MOTION – All Photos by Randy Stern A Vctory & Reseda review of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Compact SUVs and Crossovers are what the mainstream want to drive. I hate to repeat myself, but it’s … Continue reading

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Historiography: Replacing Greatness With Another Great

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern How do you replace the most iconic and popular car in the world? It was a monumental task to achieve a proper replacement for the Volkswagen Type 1 Sedan and Cabriolet. This was a … Continue reading

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