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PetrolBlog: the chump is coming back

Gonna make a move, yeah. Oh, he’s ready. And makin’ moves, yeah. PetrolBlog is returning to a screen near you. Contain your excitement.

The Dacia Jogger is a practical remix of the Matra Rancho

Don’t give up on the new car market just yet, because the Dacia Jogger is shaping up to be one of the best cars of 2022.

No Time To Die in a Toyota Land Cruiser

How the Land Rover Defender and Range Rover SVR were upstaged by the Toyota Land Cruiser in the James Bond film No Time To Die.

Sponsored: K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider is now available as a kit

In this sponsored post, PetrolBlog talks about pretending to be Michael Knight on a BMX and the new Fanhome model K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider.

The Hyundai Heritage Series Grandeur is the future we want

PetrolBlog comes out of hibernation to say thank you to Hyundai for building the magnificent Heritage Series Grandeur.

Club PetrolBlog members at their most beautiful

Club PetrolBlog members were asked to name the most beautiful PetrolBloggy car for the chance to win an exclusive illustration by Russ Wallis

You won’t believe these facts about French cars

William Dickey is back with one of those lists you see on the internet. Families in Lewisham Won’t Believe These Ten Facts About French Cars.

Berlin or bust: the Unmistakeably German ad campaign

It upset members of Parliament and people in France, but the man from Porsche seemed to like the Unmistakeably German ad for the Citroën C5.

PetrolBlog looks at Bridgestone Potenza Sport tyres

PetrolBlog tests a set of Bridgestone Potenza Sport tyres by spending a week with a BMW 318d. Living the company car dream, baby.

An unexceptional day out in the Toyota Camry V6

PetrolBlog goes to the Festival of the Unexceptional in a Toyota Camry V6. It doesn’t like corners, but it’s exceptional in a straight line.

Could this Talbot Samba Cabriolet dance into your life?

The Talbot Samba Cabriolet is a rare ragtop, which is why this auction car has caught the eye. Fancy some Anglo-Franco-Italian glamour?

Shednesday: Subaru Justy 4WD

Puddle jumping has inspired this week’s choice as Ben suggests a first-generation Subaru Justy 4WD as the solution to your wet weather needs.

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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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Alex Wilcox’s Real World Dream Barn

Alex Wilcox has selected ten cars for his PetrolBlog Real World Dream Barn. Hang on – no he hasn’t – there are only eight cars. Er, where’s the Real World Dream Barn guidebook?

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Five alive! PetrolBlog is back

Goodness me, PetrolBlog has only gone and come back. For a while, the interweb was a waffle-free zone. But today, all things change. We’re back, baby. Yeah.

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Bah Humbug! A seasonal message from @FailCar

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