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Shednesday: Mazda Xedos 6

Ben travels back to the 1990s to showcase what could have been the start of Mazda’s answer to Lexus. Warning: contains rough bodywork.

Andrew is selling his Toyota MR2 Red Collection

Friend of the show and ace motoring journalist Andrew Brady is selling his 2005 Toyota MR2 Red Collection. You know you want it.

Achtung Baby! ‘Bono’s Banger’ Mercedes heads to auction

Bono bought this 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9 to celebrate the success of the album Boy. Now U2 could live the German luxobarge dream.

Shednesday: Hyundai V6 saloons

South Korean luxobarges are the order of the week, as Ben Carter picks a selection of wonderful Hyundai V6 saloons. Waft-tastic!

Celebrating 30 years of the Kia Pride’s whitewall tyres

The Kia Pride and its magnificent whitewall tyres went on sale on this day in 1991. PetrolBlog is celebrating 30 years of the whitewalls

Shednesday: Toyota MasterAce Surf

Ben suggests a Toyota MasterAce Surf as a solution to transporting your surfboards. Warning: it contains references to a famous Nazi.

Shednesday: Mk1 Kia Sportage

Ben goes off the beaten path to suggest your budget off-roading vehicle of choice should really be a Mk1 Kia Sportage. Yes, really.

You’ll love this book on Lesser Spotted Classics

David Milloy has written an excellent book on Lesser Spotted Classics. It’s better than a book on the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker. Probably.

Britain, stop getting the Reliant Robin wrong

People of Britain, it’s time to stop getting the Reliant Robin wrong. The popular three-wheeler isn’t called the Robin Reliant.

Shednesday: Subaru Impreza

Ben takes a stroll down memory lane and suggests his first car: a Subaru Impreza. We’re not sure why he didn’t get a WRX or STI either.

Italian dreams: Mk2 Vauxhall Astra Convertible

There’s a Mk2 Vauxhall Astra Convertible available via a Car & Classic auction. Still want that Lamborghini Miura or Maserati Khamsin?

Shednesday: Honda Legend

Having secured legendary status for his Shednesday updates, Ben Carter serves up a 2008 Honda Legend to tempt you out of 1500 notes.

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FRENCH CAR CRITICAL LIST 2020

The French Car Critical List 2020: Peugeot

Using DVLA registration data, PetrolBlog has updated the French Car Critical List. These are the rarest Peugeot models of the 70s, 80s and 90s.

The French Car Critical List 2020: Renault

Using DVLA registration data, PetrolBlog has updated the French Car Critical List. These are the rarest Renault models of the 70s, 80s and 90s.

The French Car Critical List 2020: Citroën

Using DVLA registration data, PetrolBlog has updated the French Car Critical List. These are the rarest Renault models of the 70s, 80s and 90s.

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Short changed: Renaultsport Clio 200 Turbo

Short changed: PetrolBlog tests the new Renaultsport Clio and finds that it has lost its intimacy and feels too grown up. Then there’s the gearbox…

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Whatever happened to the Talbot Solara?

The Talbot Solara is an early example of a Shatchback, being as it was, a saloon version of the Alpine. PetrolBlog asks, whatever happened to the Talbot Solara?

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Citroën SM finally wins Car of the Year award

The Citroën SM has been named HiKennys Car of the Year 2019, beating the Austin Apache and BMW 5 Series into second and third place.

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