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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.

The Renault 14 Safrane was a hatchback for the aristocracy

Not to be confused with the large executive car of the same name, the Renault 14 Safrane was a posh hatchback for aristocrats.

It’s NOT the end of the road for petrol stations

A BBC story suggests that it’s the end of the road for petrol stations. PetrolBlog says that this scaremongering is nonsense and unhelpful.

Go to a car show – it’s good for your health

PetrolBlog attends the Haynes Breakfast Club and says that going to a car show is good for your health. Keep your distance and stay safe.

Shednesday: Vauxhall Signum

Ben Carter ventures deep into prime PetrolBlog territory by nominating the Vauxhall Signum for this week’s Shednesday update

Classic.Retro.Modern. magazine contains a bit of PetrolBlog

Classic.Retro.Modern. magazine will hit shelves and door mats on 1 July 2021. The classic car mag contains some PetrolBloggy cars.

Shednesday: 1998 Chrysler Sebring convertible

With the sun out, Ben Carter offers up another Chrysler convertible, this time in the shape of the Sebring. Yes he has a problem.

Shednesday: Audi A2 to BMW Z3

Getting to grips with Shednesday is as easy as learning your A, B, C. Which is why Ben Carter has gone full alphabet for you.

Shednesday: Mobylette 50V

The mention of a salad has inspired Ben Carter to select a Mobylette 50V for this week’s Shednesday. PetrolBlog: the home of tenuous links.

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.

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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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FailCar rants: Aston Martin Cygnet

FailCar steps into the confessional to proclaim his undying love for a small and perfectly formed(?) Aston Martin…

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Here’s one they made earlier: Audi Q3 vs Rover Streetwise

As Audi unveils the Q3, the compact SUV, PetrolBlog offers an older and somewhat cheaper alternative from Rover.

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Honda Accord Type-Shed: an update

Two months and 1,781 miles of life with the PetrolBlog Shed. So how is the Honda Accord Type-Shed performing so far?

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Updates from the PETROLBLOG. We buy the rubbish cars, so you don’t have to.