00s CARS

21st July 2016
2000 Megane Cabriolet roof down

Rescued three goats; bought a Renault Megane Convertible

PetrolBlog travels to Dorset to buy three goats and ends up returning home in a Renault Megane Convertible. Needless to say, the goats travelled separately.
19th April 2016
2000 Volkswagen Beetle

This is what a 315,000-mile VW Beetle looks like

PetrolBlog hears about a 315,000-mile VW Beetle that has been laid up for three years. The question is: will this particular Beetle ride again?
8th April 2016
Yellow Perodua Nippa

I’m in love with Reg Thompson’s Nippa

While trawling the internet, PetrolBlog stumbles across Reg Thompson's Nippa and immediately falls in love.
19th October 2015
Chrysler PT Cruiser Sport

The Unlovables: Chrysler PT Cruiser

Ah, the Chrysler PT Cruiser, hated by the masses, but some 1.35 million found homes across the world. Is it time to show it some love?
23rd September 2015
In defence of the Ford Fusion

In defence of the Ford Fusion

Ben Day mounts a surprisingly robust case in defence of the Ford Fusion and requests consideration for PetrolBloggy status. So, tell him what you think.
21st July 2015
The Queen and the Jaguar X-Type Estate

Fit for the Queen: Jaguar X-Type Estate

The Queen is spotted driving her Jaguar X-Type Estate through Windsor Great Park. Was this the last Jag fit for Her Majesty? PetrolBlog reckons so.
29th June 2015
Bangerwatch - Daewoo Matiz SE

Bangerwatch: Daewoo Matiz SE

The Daewoo Matiz could so easily have been a replacement for the Fiat 500. PetrolBlog reckons Giugiaro's design is worthy of Bangerwatch status.
17th February 2015
Proton Impian by the sea

Bangerwatch: Proton Impian

Bangerwatch: championing the case for and against particular budget motors. This time it's the turn of the Proton Impian. With added Lotus. Oh yes.
15th August 2014
MK1 Honda Insight review on PetrolBlog

Going green: Mk1 Honda Insight review

Antony Ingram is a very lucky chap as he just happens to own a MK1 Honda Insight. And it all started with a tweet from PetrolBlog. Here's his review.
29th July 2014
2002 Daewoo Musso 2.9 TD review

End of term: Daewoo Musso 2.9 TD

PetrolBlog says goodbye to the Daewoo Musso 2.9 TD, which has left for pastures new. It's been an interesting 12 months, but there are no regrets.
12th June 2014
Fiat Panda Dynamic AirCon on PetrolBlog

Fiat Panda: run out, special

PetrolBlog's occasional contributor, Tom Richards, waves goodbye to his trusty Fiat Panda and settles in to life with a brand new Ford Fiesta.
11th June 2014
Lexus-IS200-rear-light

Why Lexus needs to ask for forgiveness

Dear Lexus. It's thanks to you that we're faced with the the horror of Lexus-style rear lights. We therefore request an immediate apology. Thank you.