70s CARS

19th August 2013
Whatever happened to...the Renault 14?

Whatever happened to the Renault 14?

It was launched as 'The Pear' and later nicknamed 'The Rotten Pear', but PetrolBlog asks, whatever happened to the Renault 14?
31st May 2013
Hustler Hellcat for sale on eBay

Wood you believe it? It’s the Hustler Hellcat

Wood you believe it? PetrolBlog spots a wooden Hustler Hellcat for sale on eBay. It was designed by the same chap responsible for the Aston Martin Lagonda. Oh yes.
20th May 2013
Right-hand drive Trabant 601 interior

Even better than the real thing: right-hand drive Trabant

Achtung Baby! PetrolBlog discovers an ultra-rare right-hand drive Trabant 601 in the classifieds and now wants to fly to Bucharest to take it for a drive.
26th April 2013
Lovely Renault 8 in Spain

Old Renaults, Messi and pidgin English in Spain

PetrolBlog showcases some of the PetrolBloggy cars seen during the recent road test of the new SEAT Leon SC in Spain. Warning: contains old Renaults.
10th April 2013
Red-E-Type Jaguar

Fahrtman Longstroke rants: Jaguar E-Type hype

Fahrtman Longstroke is ranting again - this time on the Jaguar E-Type - the crown jewels of the British motor industry. Does he have a point?
26th February 2013
Austin Allegro

Regrets: Chris Smith’s Austin Allegro 1100

Inspired by Peter's recent regretful tale about his Triumph Dolomite, Chris Smith has penned a few words on his old Austin Allegro.
13th February 2013
Triumph Dolomite Sprint at Haynes International Motor Museum

Regrets: Triumph Dolomite 1850HL

A tale full of dreams, grim reality and ultimately regret from Peter Counsell. Here's the story of his Triumph Dolomite 1850HL.
19th October 2012
Vauxhall Chevette

Vauxhall Chevette: Whatever you want it to be

PetrolBlog took a trip down memory lane and drove a 1982 Vauxhall Chevette L around the streets of Luton
15th August 2012

PetrolBlog heaven: Un homme et une femme, 20 ans déjà

You have got to love YouTube. There I was, innocently searching for videos of the Peugeot 505 when I stumbled across a scene from...
10th July 2012
2cv

Bicker’s blog: Citroën 2CV

Dave Bicker returns to PetrolBlog to reminisce about his old Citroën 2CV. He loved it, but would he have another?
8th January 2012

Ton Dumans writes: Petrolheads, Porsche and Police

Ton Dumans is back on PetrolBlog for the first time in 2012. Here he looks back at where his love of all things Porsche began. It involves the rozzers.
2nd November 2011
Ullo John Gotta A New Motor

Car Geek Alert: Ullo John! Gotta New Motor?

PetrolBlog stumbles across the video to Alexei Sayle's 'Ullo John! Gotta New Motor?' and discovers that it's a retro car fan's dream!