Category Archives: Quickies

Quickies: Catching Up on Stuff, the Winter of 2017 Edition

Tweet Yep…drove that. All Photos by Randy Stern Could I write about car I drove over a period of time? I could, but it depends on how much time and interest I gave it. Some vehicles are worthy of a … Continue reading

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Quickies: An Impressive Compact Car

Tweet 2017 Subaru Impreza Sport Sedan – All Photos by Randy Stern Unless you are a dye-in-the-wool Subie fan or enthusiast, no one would ever suspect that the Impreza would be a strong contender among compact cars. This is a … Continue reading

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Quickies: Higher Voltage

Tweet 2017 Chevrolet Volt – All Photos by Randy Stern You can never give up when you truly believe in something. Electrification is a part of the mobility scheme for the future. Though the indicators show that we will see … Continue reading

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Quickies: The Anticipation is Over!

Tweet 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Q4 – All Photos by Randy Stern The most anticipated automobile in years have arrived. It is slated to become the savior of the Alfa Romeo’s return to North America. You have read those … Continue reading

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Quickies: At Long Last!

Tweet 2017 Lincoln Continental – All Photos by Randy Stern For me, this is the most anticipated new product by Ford in a very long time. To make that distinction, there is some qualification needed here. By specifically naming Ford … Continue reading

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Quickies: The Italian Side of The Great Debate

Tweet 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Classico – All Photos by Randy Stern Which one would you rather have? The Mazda MX-5 Miata or the Fiat 124 Spider? This is a question that has enthusiasts debating for the past year. To … Continue reading

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Quickies: Now Entering The Game – The “Heavy Half”

TweetWhat’s Nissan really doing in the full-sized pickup game? They have accomplish a lot through the first generation Titan pickup after its introduction in 2003. Though only a half-ton, Nissan was innovative when other relied on design alone. Decades of … Continue reading

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Quickies: Three-Pointed Starfighter

TweetJust in time for V&R@5, Quickies have returned to V&R! To explain, a “Quickie” is a vehicle review based on a briefer encounter with a specific product. It is an impression that does not go deeper than the usual review, … Continue reading

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Quickies: The Best Selling Vehicle in The Good Ol’ U.S. of A.

Tweet 2014 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew 4WD. All Photos by Randy Stern In my world, stories simply pop up when you least expect it. A couple of weeks ago, an e-mail came from a public relations firm I usually deal … Continue reading

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Quickies: A Charming New Proposition

TweetIt is a charming idea. Until the arrival of the CLA-Class, Mercedes-Benz had a tough time convincing consumers in the USA that they could sell small cars. Case in point: the 190E. Though it was successful, it still did not … Continue reading

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