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The Renault Sandero RS is the budget hot hatch we need

Designed by Renault Sport in collaboration with Brazilian designers and Renault engineers in Latin America, the Sandero RS is the budget fun car we need.

Toyota’s decision to reproduce old Supra parts is good news

Toyota Gazoo Racing has launched the GR Heritage Parts Project, designed to reproduce A70 and A80 Supra parts for Japan, North America and Europe.

It’s time to appreciate the Mk1 Vauxhall Zafira

Maybe PetrolBlog has consumed too much Christmas gin, but it’s going to kickstart 2020 with a question: is it time to appreciate the Mk1 Vauxhall Zafira?

Remember: an old car is for life, not just for Christmas

PetrolBlog is shutting down for Christmas, but not before it has joined Noel Tiddybeard in an old car to deliver some Terry’s Pyramint to those in need.

The £200 Safrane is proof that Christmas miracles DO happen

The £200 Renault Safrane has made it home to PBHQ without drama or fuss. It could be the best car PetrolBlog has ever bought – Christmas miracles do happen.

Top Gear has wrecked a Renault 4 and a Peugeot 106 Rallye

You might want to avoid the Top Gear Nepal Christmas Special, because we’re about to witness the death of a Renault 4 TL and a Peugeot 106 Rallye.

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What’s the weirdest thing you’ve rescued from the tip?

Having chanced upon a picture of the Merstham Interchange in Surrey, PetrolBlog asks: what’s the strangest thing you’ve rescued from the tip?

There’s a Renault 25 Baccara for sale on eBay – and you should buy it*

Having sneaked a Toyota Camry and Renault Safrane through the door before Christmas, PetrolBlog will not be buying this Renault 25 Baccara for sale on eBay.

Anonymous rarity: Mazda 323 Coupe

Reader Ben Day has written some words on his super-rare Mazda 323 Coupe. It features a PetrolBlog sticker, so it must be good.

I’m driving home for Christmas in a £200 Renault Safrane

The problem with working from home is that you don’t get to drive home for Christmas. Which is why I’m off to London to buy a £200 Renault Safrane.

The Aura is proof that you shouldn’t trust Hyundai’s Tinder profile

The Hyundai Aura has been revealed. Although the Shatchback won’t be coming to the UK, it’s proof that you shouldn’t always believe a Tinder profile.

How The Verve’s Dodge Charger was sent to an early grave

A 1973 Dodge Charger was one of the stars of the video accompanying The Verve’s 1992 single Gravity Grave. PetrolBlog has discovered that the car is history

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Is the Proton Prevé coming to the UK?

Could Proton be on the verge of bringing two new models to the UK? Introducing the Proton Prevé which looks destined for a UK launch some time soon.

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Ban these party poopers and reclaim the British B-road

Enough is enough. Time to reclaim the British B-road and take back what is rightfully ours. PetrolBlog calls for a ban on these 10 motoring party poopers.

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Shatchbacks 2: Judgment Day

It would appear that I’m not alone in my irrational hatred of Shatchbacks. My previous list of horrors was quite clearly just the proverbial tip of […]

The photos that prove Audi was sexier in the 70s

In the days before Vorsprung Durch Technik, Audi needed used pretty girls to add sex appeal to its cars. Well this was the 1970s.

An Italian first car? Just the job, says Ton Dumans

Ton Dumans joins the PetrolBlog team and kicks off with a pair of beautiful Italians. Not a bad way to start!

Is the Perodua Myvi cooler than a Peugeot RCZ?

What’s cooler? A Perodua Myvi or a Peugeot RCZ? You may say that this is a rhetorical question. No debate needed, surely? Don’t call us Shirley.

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