80s CARS

17th March 2010
Renault 11 TSE Electronic

Achtung! Renault 11 Electronic

Remember the Renault 11 Electronic with the oh-so-80s digital dashboard? PetrolBlog had forgotten, which is why this should serve as a reminder.
16th March 2010
Matra-Simca Rancho

Whatever happened to the Talbot Matra Rancho?

The Matra Rancho was a pioneering crossover, with the looks of a premium SUV but none of the off-road ability. Where did they all go?
13th March 2010
Citroen-CX

Citroen CX shows its Grace

In one of the most memorable television adverts of the 1980s, here's a Citroen CX being spat out of the mouth of a Citroen CX.
9th March 2010
My First (Hyundai) Pony

Whatever happened to the Hyundai Pony

Once upon a time, PetrolBlog doodled cars like the Hyundai Pony at school. Today, all the Ponies have bolted and there are hardly any left.
2nd March 2010
Chryler Alpine red

Whatever happened to the Chrysler Alpine?

PetrolBlog asks: whatever happened to the Chrysler Alpine? The 1976 European Car of the Year has disappeared without a trace.
23rd February 2010
Citroen Visa GTI on track

Whatever happened to the Citroën Visa?

Do you remember the Citroën Visa? PetrolBlog does, but there aren't many left in the UK. This feature contains a brilliant TV commercial.