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Buy this Renault Clio Baccara and be like PetrolBlog

Wanna be like PetrolBlog? There’s a 1993 Renault Clio Baccara coming up for auction on Car & Classic. Craig David would love it, probably.

Shednesday: Volvo S40

This week’s Shednesday update is pure gold. Terry’s All Gold. Ben loves only gold, etc. He also finds a rare Proton. Good stuff.

Shednesday: Mazda Carol Me Lady

Ben Carter finds a Mazda Carol Me Lady on Facebook Marketplace. He stops just short of asking Carol if she’d like to go on a date with him.

As seen on PB: Renault 4 F6

David Austin of Lobster Diecast and Mk1 Twingo fame has penned a few words on his Renault 4 F6. It’s obvious that she’s the one for him.

The Wight stuff: Renault Fuego GTS heads to auction

A 1982 Renault Fuego GTS is coming up for sale via a Car & Classic auction. Fancy a trip to the Isle of Wight. Your boat just sailed in.

Shednesday: From Talbot and Nissan to Daihatsu and beyond

Not content with breaking the internet with his weekly Shednesday feature, Ben Carter introduces Spendsday. It’s Shednedsay, but more costly.

Our love-hate relationship with the car dealer sticker

We have a love-hate relationship with the car dealer sticker. Unwanted when the vehicle is new, but valuable in the classic car world.

Shednesday: Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible

Ben serves up a trick (or treat?) in the form of a bargain Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible. It’s finally happened, I’m slightly mad.

Muddy boots and simplicity: Justin’s Toyota Celica T230

Justin Time is back with a second report on his Toyota Celica T230. He loves driving it, but he also appreciates the boot. Here’s why.

Cop a load of this ex-police Range Rover P38A

This ex-police Range Rover P38A was part of the fleet operated by Cheshire Constabulary. The P38A was an incredibly popular cop car.

Shednesday: Mk1 Honda HR-V

Ben Carter shares PetrolBlog’s love of the Honda HR-V. For this week’s Shednesday, he’s selected four prime cuts from the Facebook counter.

Bucking the trend: everybody loves the Proton Jumbuck

A high survival rate and strong values aren’t things you’d associate with a Proton. It’s why the Proton Jumbuck pick-up is bucking the trend.

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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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So you want to drive in the snow?

A public service announcement from Rob Griggs-Taylor, who has some sensible advice for driving in snow.

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Jeckythump’s PetrolBlog Real World Dream Barn

It’s Jeckythump’s turn to select ten cars for a Real World Dream Barn. This one is full of European flavour, with a hint of Japanese thrown in.

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Talbot-Matra Murena: Europe’s forgotten sports car

David Milloy remembers the Talbot-Matra Murena, the final sports car Matra would ever make and a car that’s all but forgotten in the UK. PB flies the flag.

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