19th February 2011
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
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
PetrolBlog is delighted to reveal @FailCar‘s new arrival, the much admired and 80s legend, the Peugeot 205 GTi.
24th October 2010
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
A Citroen AX GT arrives as PetrolBlog's latest long termer.
20th July 2010
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 […]
19th June 2010
I’ve never been that turned on by cars that were once owned by a famous person. The fact that a chap called Kieron Dyer once owned […]
9th June 2010
Inspired by Michael Palin and the Top Gear specials, PetrolBlog has the idea of driving around the world in 80s cars. A mad idea?
20th May 2010
Ah, the AC Invacar - once a familiar site on Britain's roads and indeed, alongside Britain's football pitches. Then they disappeared almost overnight.
2nd May 2010
Back in the day, you could turn your Ford Capri into a Ferrari Testarossa for less than £15. Forget Bodie or Doyle, you could be Crockett or Tubbs.
1st May 2010
PetrolBlog stumbles across an old magazine advert for Dunlop Tyres. The question is: can you name the six cars from the look of their alloy wheels?
28th April 2010
The ‘French Ford Capri’ has all but disappeared from our roads. PetrolBlog asks, whatever happened to the Renault Fuego? And where's the Turbo Zone?