80s CARS

22nd March 2021
1979 Opel Monza 3.0 E

This Opel Monza will make your mouth water

There's a 1979 Opel Monza 3.0 E available via a Car & Classic auction. Come for the 3.0-litre six-cylinder engine, stay for the red velour.
17th March 2021
Proton Cars

Shednesday: A plethora of Proton cars

Ben Carter is settling into his role of Grandmaster Shednesday. Here he picks a plethora of Proton cars, including a Satria GTI and Jumbuck.
10th March 2021
Honda Integra

Shednesday: Honda Integra 1.5 automatic

Monday, Tuesday, Shednesday. Here's Ben Carter with a tempting Honda Integra for sale on Facebook Marketplace. No, not THAT Integra...
5th March 2021
Volvo 480 ES for sale

Now is the right time to buy this Volvo 480 ES

To mark the anniversary of the unveiling of the Volvo 480 at the 1986 Geneva motor show, PetrolBlog thinks you should buy this 480 ES.
18th February 2021
Renault 21 Turbo

Lost Bullet is a film about a Renault 21 Turbo

Lost Bullet is a Netflix film starring a Carmen Red Renault 21 Turbo. It's like a French Fast & Furious movie, but shorter. And better.
4th February 2021
Renault 19 at the Cafe Real Madrid

10 of the best: the French cars of Conakry

Where are you going to go when the lockdown is over? PetrolBlog would like to suggest the Guinea capital Conakry. The French cars are superb.
3rd February 2021
As Seen On PB Audi quattro

As seen on PB: 1986 Audi WR quattro

As a prelude to the forthcoming ‘As seen on PB’ section of the blog, Ben Hooper explains the significance of his family's Audi WR quattro.
2nd February 2021
Fiat Regata Energy Saving

Citymatic for the people: Fiat Regata ES

There's a beige Fiat Regata 70 ES Comfort for sale on Auto Trader. You can experience the marvel of the Citymatic system and econometer.
27th January 2021
Ford Sierra Swift special edition

Do you remember the Ford Sierra Swift special edition?

The Ford Sierra Swift was a Bristol Street Motors special edition of the 1980s. It came with brown stripes and a sunshine roof. Cool.
22nd January 2021

Club PetrolBlog: Best Cars of the 1980s

Club PetrolBlog members were sent an email about a chance to win a Volvo 740 Turbo in exchange for nominating their best cars of the 1980s.
20th January 2021
1987 Peugeot 309 XS for sale

Bangers and Flash: Peugeot 309 XS Heads to Auction

The Peugeot 309 XS is one of the rarest French cars in Britain, so this Mathewsons auction car has caught the attention of PetrolBlog.
7th November 2020
Geoffrey Palmer and Audi

Geoffrey Palmer and Audi: Nobody Drawled it Better

Geoffrey Palmer has died at the age of 93. In car circles, he was best known for his role in Audi's famous ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ advertising campaign.