DriveTime Radio with New York Vinnie

Saturdays 8am-9am

Saturdays, 8:00 am to 9:00 am

DriveTime Radio with New York Vinnie is an entertaining weekly look at the fascinating world of automobiles from the classics to electric hybrid and fuel cell.

Latest news, interviews with industry people, new car and truck reviews, how to deal with the dealers and the best Sunday Drives will all be in DriveTime Radio. Have fun and learn something all while listening …in your car, while running errands or with the family gathered around the radio.

“Hey, where else are you going to find the Car Song of the Week?” said host New York Vinnie.

You probably know him for sports and his involvement in the community, but one of the other things New York Vinnie is passionate about is cars. Drivetime Radio lets him share that passion with you. He grew up in the automotive business and has been a licensed motor vehicle inspector and a licensed auto and truck damage appraiser.

You have heard Vinnie on KJR, KIRO, KOMO, The Mariners Radio Network, The Seahawks Radio Network and seen him on Q13 Sports and NWCN.

He loves a good road trip. Vinnie and his daughter Erin have driven cross country and to Graceland twice.

Learn all about this fun and informative program:

Contact: Vinnie Richichi
Twitter: @nyvinnie


Memorial Day Tribute | Mazda CX – 5
In this Memorial Day weekend edition of DriveTime Radio, New York Vinnie begins by paying his respects to the tragedy in Uvalde as well as the members of the military who lost their lives fighting for the United States of America. Then, gas prices continue to skyrocket and New York Vinnie has some things to say about the gouging that you need to be aware of. Following that, he provides updates on the upcoming Indianapolis 500 race and how the crowd will be back in full capacity and a sell-out crowd. This week, Vinnie drives the Lexus RX 450h and reviews the Mazda CX-5 on the DriveTime Radio Road Test. Listen to this week's Car Tune "Willys Jeep Song" by Robert Lund here:
Kirby Arnold, Joni Percell
This week on DriveTime Radio, New York Vinnie chats about the ongoing surge of gas prices that just keep getting higher and higher, as well as the classic Mercedes-Benz that sold for 143 million dollars in charity. Then, he welcomes Kirby Arnold to the show to discuss what's to be expected in this year's Indianapolis 500. After that, another guest Joni Percell joins the show. She's the next correspondent from Drive Toward A Cure for Parkinson's Disease, and she's conquering the feat on a Harley! To support her cause, please visit This week, Vinnie drives the Mazda CX-5 and saves the Lexus review for next week Listen to the Car Tune "Drivin' Around" by The Raspberries here:
Car News I Toyota 4Runner
This week on DriveTime Radio. New York Vinnie talks about car news including news about rental cars. Also, Vinnie drives the Lexus LX600 and road tests the Toyota 4Runner.