90s CARS

20th February 2020
Citroen Xsara Enterprise

The Citroën Xsara Enterprise was a tax-dodging starship trooper

The Citroën Xsara Enterprise was a van based on the Xsara estate. But did you know there was also an Irish market van based on the Xsara Coupe?
23rd January 2020
Ford Escort Seeka with awning open

Just the fax: The Ford Escort Seeka was great outdoors

PetrolBlog remembers the Ford Escort Seeka, an outdoor leisure vehicle designed by Ghia. The forward-thinking show car included a dash-mounted fax machine.
2nd January 2020
Mazda 323 Coupe review

Anonymous rarity: Mazda 323 Coupe

Reader Ben Day has written some words on his super-rare Mazda 323 Coupe. It features a PetrolBlog sticker, so it must be good.
22nd December 2019
Renault Safrane at Fleet

The £200 Safrane is proof that Christmas miracles DO happen

The £200 Renault Safrane has made it home to PBHQ without drama or fuss. It could be the best car PetrolBlog has ever bought – Christmas miracles do happen.
21st December 2019
PetroBlog is buying a Renault Safrane

I’m driving home for Christmas in a £200 Renault Safrane

The problem with working from home is that you don't get to drive home for Christmas. Which is why I'm off to London to buy a £200 Renault Safrane.
19th December 2019
Renault 4 and Peugeot 106 Top Gear Christmas Special

Top Gear has wrecked a Renault 4 and a Peugeot 106 Rallye

You might want to avoid the Top Gear Nepal Christmas Special, because we're about to witness the death of a Renault 4 TL and a Peugeot 106 Rallye.
17th December 2019

Thank the Cadillac Allante for the Fiat Coupe

In his latest video, Matteo Licata explains how the failure of the Cadillac Allante led to the success of the Fiat Coupe. Like and subscribe, etc, etc.
14th December 2019
Red Kia Pride with whitewall tyres

Your Kia Pride dreams can come true in Iran

The UK market Kia Pride may have died in the year 2000, but thanks to the mighty Saipa Motor Corporation, it's still available to buy new in Iran.
6th December 2019
1997 Toyota Camry V6 side profile

This 1997 Toyota Camry V6 was worth £7,000

PetrolBlog has added a 1997 Toyota Camry V6 to the fleet, a car that could have been worth up to £7,000 on a manufacturer scrappage scheme. Shudder.
27th November 2019
Peugeot 106 Palm Beach

The Peugeot 106 Palm Beach was a colourful dream

The Peugeot 106 Palm Beach was a special edition not sold in the UK, but its black bumpers and exposed steels wheels make it worthy of your attention.
21st November 2019
Porsche C 88 design study

China Crisis: The C88 was a Porsche for PetrolBlog

The Porsche C88 was a four-door saloon designed and built in response to the Chinese government's Family Car Project of 1994. It was VERY PetrolBloggy.
30th October 2019
Was Quentin Willson right about the Citroen Xsara Coupe

Was Quentin Willson right about the Citroën Xsara Coupe?

It's fair to say that Quentin Willson wasn't a fan of the Citroën Xsara Coupe, slamming its styling and interior ambience. But was Mr Two Ls right?