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Nissan Sentra...Big looks..small price Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Nissan Sentra SL

This week it’s a cruise in the 2013 Nissan Sentra. Nissan has stepped up the game in the small car market not by giving you more options and seat ventilators but by doing something so rare in this class…giving you space.

09/22/2013

The Toyota Prius Plug In getting a free recharge while I shop at Giant Eagle Market Place in Settlers Ridge (Photo Credit: Vinnie Richichi)

“Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

This week we go green with Toyota’s 2013 Prius Plug-In Hybrid sedan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/09/2013

2013 Ford Fusion (Photo Credit: Vinnie Richichi)

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi: Road Test-2013 Ford Fusion EcoBoost

Quite simply put, the Ford Fusion might be the best car out there in the mid-size non-luxury category.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/09/2013

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Clean Diesel Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Clean Diesel

This edition of YVWDTW has us tooling around in The Volkswagen that America has
been waiting for, The Beetle TDI Clean Diesel.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/06/2013

New for 2014...GMC's Sierra 1500 Pickup  Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2014 GMC Sierra SLT 1500 4WD Crew Cab

This week it’s “I get a chance to be one of the first to drive something week” as we get a first look at GM’s new full size pickup, the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab SLT.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/03/2013

2014 Mazda 6 Grand Touring

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Whaddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2014 Mazda 6 Grand Touring

This week it’s seven days in a Mazda which always makes me happy. This deep red beauty is the new Mazda 6 Grand Touring.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2013

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE AWC

This week we jump into the smaller crossover area with the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE. These are vehicles that are small, usually have all wheel drive, can haul some stuff, can zip through city […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/03/2013

(013 Kia Soul (Photo Credit: KMA)

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Whaddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2013 Kia Soul Exclaim

Looks like it is time for the Kia Hamsters to get a new home as this will be the last model of the first generation Soul.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/02/2013

2014 Jaguar F-Type at the NYIAS. Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime News: New Jaguar F-Type To Pace Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix

Racing fans in Pittsburgh will get a good, up-close look at Jaguar’s spectacular new two-seat sports car, the F-Type, at this year’s Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix as it has been named the Official Pace Car of the event.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/22/2013

Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Jaguar XK Touring Convertible

This week we celebrate the first weekend of summer with the top down and the sun shining on our heads in the 2013 Jaguar XK Convertible.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/21/2013

Chrysler's 2014 Jeep Cherokee is meant to see the wilderness! Photo by Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Whaddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited V6

“Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” is a first look/first impression of the review vehicle I am driving this week for a future “Drivetime Road Test” auto review. PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Well it […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/19/2013

Chrysler 300C Luxury Edition with AWD. Photo Credit:Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” Chrysler 300C AWD Luxury Edition

You have to admit. If there is a car company today that is wringing more out of a nameplate, and even better, managing to keep it relevant and cool, it is Chrysler and the 300C.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/04/2013

Kia goes Upscale with the Cadenza

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi: Kia Is Movin’ Uptown With The 2014 Cadenza

The folks at Kia who have by the way been doing nothing but a bang up job at rolling out vehicles that give you bang for the buck, say that after the top of the line Optima sedan, their customers who want more have nowhere to go but another brand. That’s why the Cadenza was born.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/19/2013

2014 Subaru Forester Photo Courtesy Subaru USA

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi:Subaru Forester, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Score Big In New Crash Test

The Subaru Forester and Mitsubishi Outlander Sport both scored top honors among small SUV’s in the new “small overlap” crash test introduced this year by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The IIHS crash tests and rates vehicles separately from the Federal Government’s crash tests that are conducted by the National Transportation and Safety Board.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/18/2013

2013 VW Beetle Turbo Convertible. A Bug with a wing!

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Convertible

This week, its a ride in what could be the coolest VW bug ever built, the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S Convertible. Okay, maybe the second coolest bug if you count Herbie the Love Bug, but Herbie never hustled down the street this fast!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/15/2013