80s CARS

3rd August 2011
PetrolBlog Daihatsu Charade

A game of Daihatsu Charades

PetrolBlog reminisces about the Daihatsu Charade XTE and starts a campaign to buy one before they all disappear.
2nd August 2011
Bangerwatch: renault 11 turbo

Bangerwatch: Renault 11 Turbo

PetrolBlog finds a Renault 11 Turbo in the classifieds. Surely it is worth £500 for the yellow fog lights alone?
20th June 2011
Volvo 480 ES rear

Bangerwatch: the Volvo 480

PetrolBlog launches a new series called Bangerwatch and kicks off with the Volvo 480. Sadly you won't find Kate Humble here.
31st May 2011
Audi 80 1.8S

Real World Reviews: Audi 80 1.8S

The latest Real World Review sees Darren reviewing his glorious old Audi 80. A proper family affair.
13th May 2011
Real World Reviews Peugeot 205 GTi

Real World Reviews: Peugeot 205 GTi

FailCar has driven 2,000 miles in two months in his Peugeot 205 GTi. More than enough time to complete a Real World Review.
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 […]