00s CARS

13th September 2020
Citroen Xsara Windows CE

Computer Love: Citroën Xsara Windows CE

The Citroën Xsara Windows CE was a digital car in an analogue age. There's one for sale at next weekend's Aguttes sale of collectors cars and automobilia.
27th August 2020
Vauxhall Meriva VXR on it

It’s time to appreciate the Vauxhall Meriva VXR

PetrolBlog spots a Vauxhall Meriva VXR in the wild. The bonkers version of the practical mini-MPV arrived in 2006 and there are fewer than 200 in the UK.
24th August 2020
Baby Poo Yellow Honda HR-V

10 of the best: a celebration of Baby Poo Yellow

In 2012, Jalopnik named Baby Poo Yellow (aka Baby Puke Yellow) as one of the worst car colours ever offered. PetrolBlog respectfully disagrees with this.
1st May 2020
G-Wiz Electric Car in City of Westminster London

G-Wiz: from Mayfair to Texas for a cup of tea

When G-Wiz owner Linda Pilkington ran out of electric juice, Sharleen Spiteri of Texas fame was on hand to offer a plug socket and a cup of tea.
29th April 2020
Mk2 Toyota Prius for sale

I like this Mk2 Toyota Prius – but I’m not sure why

There's a Mk2 Toyota Prius for sale for a touch over a grand. It's been to the moon and is on its way back, but could you give this old dog a home?
27th April 2020
Lancia Thesis for sale in UK

I can’t stop thinking about this Lancia Thesis

There's a 2002 Lancia Thesis 3.0 V6 for sale in London for £6,999 and it's giving PetrolBlog sleepless nights. Does anyone have a spare £7k they don't need?
16th April 2020
Citroen C2 China

The Chinese Citroën C2 will mess with your head

In 2006, when Citroën decided to enter the Chinese supermini sector, it turned to Peugeot for help. The result was the Citroën C2, but not as we know it.
9th April 2020
Daihatsu Basket concept

The Daihatsu Basket was a Japanese Mehari for veggies

Thoughts about the removable basket in the Nissan Almera Tino soon turned to memories of the Daihatsu Basket concept of 2009. See you on the veggie plot.
2nd April 2020
Proton Satria 1.3 Li for sale

There’s a FABulous low-mileage Proton Satria for sale

There's a really low-mileage Proton Satria for sale on Auto Trader. It's just as well the country is in lockdown, because PetrolBlog really fancies it.
1st April 2020
The PetrolBlog Fleet

VIDEO: Here’s the entire PetrolBlog fleet in 20 minutes

PetrolBlog has done a video introducing the entire fleet of 13 cars. It's not very good, but if you're having trouble sleeping, it might be worth a watch.
24th March 2020
Smart Crossblade rock stars and scars

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.
26th February 2020
Renault Wind side profile

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.