80s CARS

28th July 2021
Talbot Samba Cabriolet for sale

Could this Talbot Samba Cabriolet dance into your life?

The Talbot Samba Cabriolet is a rare ragtop, which is why this auction car has caught the eye. Fancy some Anglo-Franco-Italian glamour?
15th July 2021
Mercedes 450 SEL whitewalls

Achtung Baby! ‘Bono’s Banger’ Mercedes heads to auction

Bono bought this 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9 to celebrate the success of the album Boy. Now U2 could live the German luxobarge dream.
7th July 2021
Image of Toyota MasterAce Surf

Shednesday: Toyota MasterAce Surf

Ben suggests a Toyota MasterAce Surf as a solution to transporting your surfboards. Warning: it contains references to a famous Nazi.
28th June 2021
Lesser Spotted Classics

You’ll love this book on Lesser Spotted Classics

David Milloy has written an excellent book on Lesser Spotted Classics. It's better than a book on the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker. Probably.
26th June 2021
Not a Robin Reliant

Britain, stop getting the Reliant Robin wrong

People of Britain, it's time to stop getting the Reliant Robin wrong. The popular three-wheeler isn't called the Robin Reliant.
17th June 2021
Vauxhall Astra Convertible GTE

Italian dreams: Mk2 Vauxhall Astra Convertible

There's a Mk2 Vauxhall Astra Convertible available via a Car & Classic auction. Still want that Lamborghini Miura or Maserati Khamsin?
4th June 2021
Classic Retro Modern magazine

Classic.Retro.Modern. magazine contains a bit of PetrolBlog

Classic.Retro.Modern. magazine will hit shelves and door mats on 1 July 2021. The classic car mag contains some PetrolBloggy cars.
26th May 2021
Shednesday ABC

Shednesday: Audi A2 to BMW Z3

Getting to grips with Shednesday is as easy as learning your A, B, C. Which is why Ben Carter has gone full alphabet for you.
5th May 2021
Autozam Carol Me Lady

Shednesday: Mazda Carol Me Lady

Ben Carter finds a Mazda Carol Me Lady on Facebook Marketplace. He stops just short of asking Carol if she'd like to go on a date with him.
29th April 2021
As Seen on PB Renault 4 F6

As seen on PB: Renault 4 F6

David Austin of Lobster Diecast and Mk1 Twingo fame has penned a few words on his Renault 4 F6. It's obvious that she's the one for him.
28th April 2021
Renault Fuego GTS

The Wight stuff: Renault Fuego GTS heads to auction

A 1982 Renault Fuego GTS is coming up for sale via a Car & Classic auction. Fancy a trip to the Isle of Wight. Your boat just sailed in.
28th April 2021
1984 Nissan Sunny B122 pick-up

Shednesday: From Talbot and Nissan to Daihatsu and beyond

Not content with breaking the internet with his weekly Shednesday feature, Ben Carter introduces Spendsday. It's Shednedsay, but more costly.