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Nissan's Under $20K Urban Hauler...The Versa Note. Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

“Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2014 Nissan Versa Note SV

Funny how life works sometimes… when I was at IMPA Track Days last week, I wanted to drive Nissan’s cool-looking small hatchback the 2014 Versa Note and never got around to it. Maybe I was having so much fun rolling around in the funky Juke NISMO that I failed to notice the time. But on Tuesday morning what shows up at the office but Nissan’s Versa Note!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/26/2013

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

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

(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

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

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

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

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

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi-Road Test: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

This weeks edition of Drivetime has us taking a spin in the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/04/2013

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T AWD Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi: Road Test – 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0 AWD

In a crowded field of mid-size SUV/Crossovers, Hyundai’s 2013 Santa Fe Sport does a lot to make it stand out from the pack. On this edition of Drivetime we take a look at the the latest version of the Hyundai family hauler.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/08/2013

2013 Ford Focus ST Photo Credit:Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Ford Focus ST 5 Door Hatchback

If you are Ford, you already have a winner in the Focus. It is one of the best small cars out there in all of its variations.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/07/2013

(Photo Credit: Vinnie Richichi) 2013 Kia Rio Sedan

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Kia Rio SX Sedan

This edition of The Drivetime Road Test has us tooling down the street in what could be the best bang for the buck small car out there today — the 2013 Kia Rio SX Sedan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/25/2013

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