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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

2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

It looks like Toyota may have finally figured out a way to make the Avalon, well, cool.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/23/2013

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

Infiniti G37S Coupe cuts a nice profile from the front.

Drivetime:”Yo Vinnie! Waddaya Driving This Week?” Infiniti G37S Coupe

I always worry a bit when a red car shows up as a Drivetime Road Test vehicle. Over the years I have found out that the police do seem to favor red cars when looking [...]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/03/2013

TheInfiniti QX 56 in the large family size

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie, Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” Infiniti’s QX 56

This week we are living large. About as large as one can live and still fit in one lane.this weeks Drivetime Road Test vehicle is the Infiniti QX 56.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/29/2013

(Photo by Ernst Haas/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi: Bikes Are Back, Read This & Save A Life

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and its getting warmer every day. Without a doubt you are going to see more motorcycles on the road.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/27/2013

Oohs and Ahhs the order of the day as the media gets their first glimpse of the 2014 Z-28 Camaro

Drivetime with Vinnie Richichi: Chevy Back With Revived Z-28 Model

The crowded North Hall of the Javits Center that houses the New York International Auto Show was buzzing late last month as the automotive world was gathered to take a look at the refreshed 2014 Camaro.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/25/2013

2013 Cadillac ATS Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Cadillac ATS 2.0 Turbo AWD

This edition of Drivetime puts us in a nameplate that is looking to reclaim the title “Standard of the World,” Cadillac and the car that could go a long way toward getting them there – the ATS.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/25/2013

A quick trip to Canonsburg for some much needed ice cream.

Drivetime…”Yo Vinnie. Waddya Driving This Week?” BMW X3

The question I am asked the most by people who know I test and critique cars for a living (besides can you get me a deal?) is Yo Vinnie, what are you driving this week? So something new…my first impressions of what I am driving this week. Short sweet and to the point. Some inside scoop on the cars I drive before the full review.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2013

Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime with Vinnie Richichi-Road Test: 2013 GMC Acadia Denali

The midsize SUV is alive and well and thriving at GMC! That’s my takeaway after spending a week in the hot off the presses GMC Acadia Denali.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/20/2013

Something for Everyone at Carlisle Photo Credit Carlisle Events

Drivetime Interview: Pennsylvania’s Automotive Mecca, Carlisle Events Is Revved Up & Ready!

Whatever your taste in cars from collector to hot rod, Ford to foreign, tuner to Model A there is an event for you at Carlisle, Pa.

93-7 The Fan–04/14/2013

Photo courtesy Brenda Priddy

Drivetime Interview: Confessions Of An Automotive Spy Photographer

She stands by the side of the road waiting for a car that very few people know about and even less have seen. Once she gets it in her sights she has literally seconds to snap photos of it after what could be hours out in the cold.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/13/2013

2013 Ford Taurus SEL Photo courtesy Ford

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Ford Taurus SEL w/EcoBoost

This past Saturday morning on Drivetime we reviewed the 2013 Ford Taurus. Lots of changes to the Ford flagship sedan in looks and high tech equipment but the biggest and best change may be the one under the hood as the Taurus gets the i4 EcoBoost engine for the first time.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/07/2013

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