My Favorite Loss Leaders

Tweet Everyone loves a Grand Am! – All Photos by Randy Stern This decade saw six brands simply disappear from American showrooms: Pontiac, Saturn,…

Historiography: Born From Jets

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern When automobile brands disappear, it becomes a challenge to try to maintain their legacy. This is the new…

Five Favorite Regrets

TweetNo, none of those… Photo by Randy Stern Regrets – we all had a few. For example, how many times did you miss asking…

Which Ones Sold How Many in 2011?

The annual sales figures are in! I could recount which vehicles were the best sellers in the nation, but I’d rather concentrate on how last year’s main vehicle review subjects fared in 2011. Also, I try to analyze how each vehicle could fare in the coming year.

My Favorite Vehicles of 2011

On some level, Victory & Reseda provides some form of consumer information for the weary automobile shopper. At least I try to advise the interested car buyer whether a specific vehicle reviewed on here is worth cutting a check or not. It is not the main reason why I do this site, but it is something that is a byproduct of the work I put into this spot on the interwebs.

Saab Automobile – 1947-2011(?)

Perhaps it wasn't meant to be.

On Monday, December 19, 2011, the legal team representing Swedish Automobile, the parent company of Saab Automobile, filed for bankruptcy for their Trollhattan-based automaker. The brief was filed in light of General Motors exercising their right to decline the proposed deal for Zhejiang Youngman Lotus Automobile to invest in their former asset. This was after Viktor Muller, the Dutch entrepreneur and CEO of Spyker Cars who bought Saab from GM, entertainment many offers to save the Swedish automaker.

Quickies: Yes, But Is It A Real Saab?

When we get to a certain age…or, near it…we often compile a list of things we always wanted to see or do before it’s too late. As fatalistic and morbid as it sounds, the bucket list is where our dreams get a final chance to be fully realized.