80s CARS

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 […]
28th April 2011
Real World Reviews MG Metro Turbo

Real World Reviews: MG Metro Turbo

In this Real World Review, Chris Claydon takes a look back at his old MG Metro Turbo. Told with some affection, but a little aggravation.
6th April 2011
Peugeot 205 GTi

In pictures: FailCar’s Peugeot 205 GTi

FailCar's Peugeot 205 GTi is pretty much finished and all is revealed here on PetrolBlog. A wonderful thing to behold. Oh and he's got another project...
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.
23rd March 2011
Real World Reviews Daihatsu Charade GTti

Real World Reviews: Daihatsu Charade GTti

In the third PetrolBlog Real World Reviews, Simon Ford (@sf4d74) remembers his old Daihatsu Charade GTti.
10th March 2011
Real World Reviews Vauxhall Astra

Real World Reviews: MK2 Vauxhall Astra

Craig gives the lowdown on his old Vauxhall Astra in another Real World Review...
19th February 2011
FailCar's Peugeot 205 GTi

FailCar’s Peugeot 205 GTi: An update

The car that twitter helped build, is nearly finished… I thought I should do an update on where I have got to on the 205 since […]
9th December 2010
John Lewis Christmas

An old Alfa is for life, not just for Christmas

It is the kind of detail only a petrolhead would notice. Forget the controversy surrounding a cold dog, I doth my cap to John Lewis for […]
16th November 2010
FailCar's Peugeot 205 GTi before polishing

FailCar’s Peugeot 205 GTi

PetrolBlog is delighted to reveal @FailCar‘s new arrival, the much admired and 80s legend, the Peugeot 205 GTi.
24th October 2010
Whatever happened to the Renault 9

Whatever happened to the Renault 9?

The Renault 9 was named European Car of the Year in 1982, but its spiral into oblivion was fast and merciless. So what happened to this French Shatchback?
16th October 2010
Citroen AX GT PetrolBlog

Citroën AX GT: La boîte de grenouilles

A Citroen AX GT arrives as PetrolBlog's latest long termer.
20th July 2010
Hyundai Stellar

Whatever happened to the Hyundai Stellar

For many years, a Stella has been the central factor to a Friday or Saturday night out on town. A few too many and then it […]