70s CARS

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!
3rd October 2011
Lancia Beta and Fiat Strada

Ryan’s Italian Job: Fiat Strada and Lancia Beta Spider

PetrolBlog is contacted by a chap in the States who owns not one, but two Italian classics. A Fiat Strada and a Lancia Beta Spider. Nice.
29th March 2011
Rusty Austin Minivan on PetrolBlog

Rust in pieces: Austin Minivan

Ever wondered what would happen if you left an old Austin Minivan exposed to the elements on Dartmoor for a number of years? Have a look here.
28th March 2011
Ralph Hosier's Jaguar XJS V12 on PetrolBlog

Real World Reviews: Jaguar XJ-S V12

In the latest Real World Review, tuning and engineering expert Ralph Hosier provides an engaging, entertaining and enlightening account of his Jaguar XJ-S V12.
2nd November 2010
Barn Find: Jaguar XJS

Barn Find! Jaguar XJ-S V12

The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre in Devon is a real treat for those wanting to take a step back in time. From the wonderfully restored ghost […]