00s CARS

22nd November 2011
Vauxhall Insignia update

Rob’s Vauxhall Insignia: Long term update

Rob Griggs-Taylor is back on PetrolBlog with an update on his Vauxhall Insignia. Respect to the man for getting a mention of the BMW 2002 in there too!
19th November 2011
Ralph's Rover 75

Ralph Hosier’s Rover 75

Prices of the Rover 75 are well within Bangernomics territory. Here's engineer and automotive writer, Ralph Hosier with a few words on his.
13th October 2011
2001 Volkswagen Polo GTI side

Volkswagen Polo GTI: Good Times Imminent?

Richard Gooding of PoloDriver.com fame has written a few words about his latest purchase. It's a rather delightful 2001 Volkswagen Polo GTI.
10th October 2011
Renault Avantime rear on PetrolBlog

Bucking the trend: the brilliant Renault Avantime

David Milloy remembers the Renault Avantime, a favourite of PetrolBlog. A car ahead of its time that failed to capture the public's imagination. Shame.
22nd September 2011

Minor Details: Jeep Cherokee KJ number plate

PetrolBlog introduces 'Minor Details', a look at the small details that can make or break a car. First up is the Jeep Cherokee KJ number plate.
17th June 2011
Aston Martin Cygnet

FailCar rants: Aston Martin Cygnet

FailCar steps into the confessional to proclaim his undying love for a small and perfectly formed(?) Aston Martin...
13th June 2011
Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi 160 EcoFlex Elite side

Long term test: Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi 160 EcoFlex Elite

Rob Griggs-Taylor joins PetrolBlog as a resident blogger and in his first post gives the lowdown on his Vauxhall Insignia EcoFlex Elite.
4th June 2011
Fiat Panda 1.2 Dynamic AirCon

Real World Reviews: Fiat Panda 1.2 Dynamic AirCon

Tom Richards joins PetrolBlog as a new guest blogger and his first blog just happens to be a Real World Review of his Fiat Panda. Grizzly stuff!
3rd May 2011

Here’s one they made earlier: Nissan Micra

Glam metal band Cinderella once sang that you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. Many a true word spoken by the long haired rockers […]
14th April 2011
Audi Q3

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.
25th March 2011
Renault Vel Satis real world review

Real World Review: Renault Vel Satis

Oliver Hammond, the man behind the vel-satis.org website, gives us his Real World Review of the Renault Vel Satis. Rather good it is too.
30th June 2010
Volkswagen Passat W8 saloon

Volkswagen Passat: Hurry up and W8

Never content with its lot, PetrolBlog is considering a Volkswagen Passat W8 as the next addition to the fleet. What's the worse that could happen?