80s CARS

14th May 2013
Whatever happened to: the Renault 25?

Whatever happened to the Renault 25?

Whatever happened to the Renault 25? With a Gandini-designed interior and the sumptuous Baccara version, the 25 needs more respect.
7th May 2013
1990 Toyota Space Cruiser for sale

Bangerwatch: Toyota Space Cruiser

PetrolBlog finds a Toyota Space Cruiser for sale on eBay with just one previous owner and 45,000 miles on the clock. Must. Resist. Urge. To. Buy. It. Now.
26th April 2013
Lovely Renault 8 in Spain

Old Renaults, Messi and pidgin English in Spain

PetrolBlog showcases some of the PetrolBloggy cars seen during the recent road test of the new SEAT Leon SC in Spain. Warning: contains old Renaults.
9th April 2013
Rob Griggs-Taylor and Ford Sierra

Regrets: Rob’s Ford Sierra XR4x4i

The Ford Sierra XR4x4i - a tale of regret from PetrolBlog's resident guest blogger, Rob Griggs-Taylor and a warning never to meet your heroes.
2nd April 2013
Ford Capri Ghia

Regrets: Ford Capri – Architecture and Morality

Memories are made of this. Peter Counsell recounts a real tale of regret featuring his late father and an old Ford Capri Laser.
7th February 2013
jeep cherokee sport

Old Gold Top Gear: Jeep Cherokee XJ

It's time for some Old Gold Top Gear, featuring the music of Bruce Springsteen and the venerable Jeep Cherokee. Americana on PetrolBlog.
5th February 2013
Toyota Space Cruiser Real World Review

Real World Review: Toyota Space Cruiser

A Real World Review from Jenny. After eight trouble-free years, her Toyota Space Cruiser has been broken into and smashed into.
1st February 2013
Citroen AX Forte

Retrospective: celebrating the Citroën AX

Retrospective is back, this time featuring the Citroen AX, Gabby Logan, Cheryl Baker and a cycling drug cheat. Allegedly.
17th January 2013
Bangerwatch: Subaru Justy 4WD

Bangerwatch: Subaru Justy 4WD

It's going to snow tomorrow, so PetrolBlog has helpfully selected a rather fine Subaru Justy 4WD from eBay. That's public service right there.
11th December 2012
The PetrolBlog Saab 9000i

End of term: 1990 Saab 9000i

PetrolBlog says goodbye to the Saab 9000i. Here are some words to mark her passing. Thanks for the memories, old girl.
30th November 2012
D-reg Opel Manta GTE

Ralph Hosier remembers the Opel Manta

Ralph Hosier has been reminiscing about the Opel Manta. Should we expect to see one arriving in the workshop in the near future?
29th November 2012
Alfa Arna

Old Gold Top Gear: Alfa Romeo Arna

The (welcome?) return of PetrolBlog's Old Gold Top Gear, featuring Frankenstein's monster, the Alfa Romeo Arna