80s CARS

14th May 2015
Red Renault 11 Turbo phase 2

Renault 11 Turbo: best of the breed?

Forget the 205 and Golf GTI. For David Milloy there's only one 80s hot hatch - the brilliant Renault 11 Turbo. He should know - he actually owned one.
17th February 2015
Out of hibernation - MK2 Honda Accord

Out of hibernation: MK2 Honda Accord

Shamefully, it's eight months since the MK2 Honda Accord last hit the road. But this weekend she sprung into life, with only a small amount of assistance.
10th February 2015
Pontiac Stinger concept

Six bizarre concept cars of the 80s and 90s

Natasha Colyer has gone back to the future to look at a selection of concept cars from the 1980s and 1990s. You may wish to use shades when reading this.
14th August 2014
Whatever happened to the Fiat Argenta

Whatever happened to the Fiat Argenta?

Hands up if you remember the Fiat Argenta. Anyone? No? OK, well let PetrolBlog take you down memory lane as we pay tribute to the oft-forgotten ‘luxury car’
8th August 2014
1989 Nissan Prairie Anniversary II

Bangerwatch: 1989 Nissan Prairie

PetrolBlog finds a Nissan Prairie for sale and immediately mounts a case for its place in the automotive hall of fame. You're not convinced, are you?
30th July 2014
Renault 21 GTS

Renault 21: more than just a number

More than just a number? In 1989, the Renault 21 starred in a classic TV ad, based on the cult TV series, The Prisoner. It even escaped from the Village.
24th July 2014
Audi 80 meets Citroen ZX 16v

Chalk and fromage: Audi 80 meets Citroën ZX 16v

It makes up for an unlikely twin-test, but PetrolBlog couldn't resist the opportunity to take a look at Darren's Audi 80. We took the Citroën ZX 16v.
23rd April 2014
Fresh MOT for PetrolBlog Honda Accord

Tried and tested: Honda Accord Hondamatic

Having survived the wet winter, the PetrolBlog Honda Accord Hondmatic returns from MOT test day with a completely clean bill of health. Amazing.
27th March 2014
H-reg Volkswagen Passat GT 16v estate

The Passat GT 16v that’s practically a MK2 Golf GTi

PetrolBlog falls in love with a Volkswagen Passat GT 16v, only to find that some lucky beggar has already secured it. Oh well, back to the search for a W8.
13th February 2014
Audi 80 on frosty morning

The 80 is back: Darren’s Audi 80 returns

The 80 is back! The wait is over. Having waited patiently for months, Darren finally gets a chance to rekindle his love affair with his lovely Audi 80.
10th February 2014
Atlantic Hotel Hamburg - Tomorrow Never Dies

The cars of the Tomorrow Never Dies car park

PetrolBlog asks, is the Tomorrow Never Dies car park - namely the Atlantic Hotel garage - the most PetrolBloggy car park in the world? It might just be.
4th February 2014
Red Fiat Tipo 2.0 16v

Reverting to Type: Fiat Tipo 16v

A seductive Italian has caught our attention, and we can't take our eyes off her. It's no good, we're falling for the charms of the Fiat Tipo 16v. Oh dear.