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The need for tweed: Peugeot 505 GR Estate

There’s a Peugeot 505 GR Estate for sale and it’s wonderful. Not only do you get to enjoy the feel of tweed upholstery, there’s also an ‘Econoscope’.

Smart Crossblade: a car for rock stars and rock scars

The Smart Crossblade: a toy for the marina, loved by Robbie Williams and those who enjoy the thrill of rocks and airborne objects striking their face.

I sat in a Honda S660 – and now I want one

A 2016 Honda S660 turned up at the Haynes Breakfast Club meet and promptly stole the show. Predictably, PetrolBlog would like to own the fun size Honda NSX.

It’s time to appreciate the Renault Wind

It’s ten years since the Renault Wind blew into our lives in a blaze of glory. It lasted just 18 months in the UK and a total of three years in Europe.

Ten years on: PetrolBlog is still running

PetrolBlog was born on this day in 2010. To mark the occassion, here are ten cars with a tenuous link to the number ten – and a thank you for hanging around

This Volvo 340 GL is far nicer than a knitted toilet roll holder

Roy is selling his delightful 1988 Volvo 340 GL. It comes with a stack load of receipts and the provenance of a small role in a play. Yours for £800.

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PetrolBlog introduces Tollfoolery – stickers now available

PetrolBlog introduces ‘Tollfoolery’, a unique and innovative way to make driving more fun. It might just catch on. Actually, it won’t. Sorry.

Booted: The Talbot Solara and Chris Goffey’s right foot

This Thames TV review of the Talbot Solara has it all: the luxury of Velour, a cameo from a Ford Mustang and a starring role for Chris Goffey’s right foot.

Coronavirus ‘less risky’ than a wheeled flight bag (probably)

As organisers consider cancelling the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, it’s suggested that a wheeled flight bag poses a greater risk to health than the coronavirus.

The Citroën Xsara Enterprise was a tax-dodging starship trooper

The Citroën Xsara Enterprise was a van based on the Xsara estate. But did you know there was also an Irish market van based on the Xsara Coupe?

The new Citroën C3 has got wood

Citroën has updated the C3 supermini for 2020. You can now get a wood dashboard to go with your Airbumps. It’s the best combo since Eric and Ernie.

Like the Citroën GS, PetrolBlog is at home everywhere

The Citroën GS: “A car without borders, she is at home everywhere.” Maybe we can learn something from the car bedecked in the flags of Europe.

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The Weekend Supplement: 25th May 2013

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Was the Dacia SupeRNova faster than a cannonball?

(What’s the story) Romanian glory. The Dacia SupeRNova was the first car to be launched by the Romanian company following the takeover by Renault in 1999.

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A wealth of choice: misbehaving in the new generation of Rolls-Royces

We sent Daniel Bevis down to Goodwood to drive some shiny new Rolls-Royces. He’s a bit gutted that they didn’t let him keep one.

Survivor: Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.4 SZ5

The review of Suzuki’s survivor – the Grand Vitara…

Hard shoulder plans leave motorists ‘shocked and appalled’

Government plan to convert hundreds of miles of hard shoulder into permanent motorway lanes has left Britain’s motorists ‘shocked and appalled’

Whatever happened to the Isuzu Piazza?

Remember the Isuzu Piazza? It didn’t get off to the best of starts in the UK, but the Giugiaro-designed coupe received a helping hand from Lotus.

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