90s CARS

28th October 2019
Seat Toledo Olympic Games Barcelona 1992

Seat’s first electric car was cooler than Mii

The new Seat Mii Electric isn't the company's first EV. That honour belongs to the Seat Toledo electric car produced for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona.
23rd October 2019
Honda Jazz SUV based on Isuzu MU

The Honda Jazz was a Japanese Vauxhall Frontera

A new Honda Jazz is coming. While this is exciting, it's worth noting that, once upon a time, the Honda Jazz was essentially a rebadged Vauxhall Frontera.
19th June 2019
Mk1 Renault Twingo in blue

David has bought a Mk1 Renault Twingo

You might know David as the man behind Lobster Diecast, but the crucial thing here is that he's just bought himself a Mk1 Renault Twingo. La joie!
8th June 2019
Peugeot 406 Coupe V6 for sale

Should I rescue a Peugeot 406 Coupe?

PetrolBlog stumbles across a Peugeot 406 Coupe V6 which just happens to be for sale. The question is: should it be rescued? Answers on a postcard, please.
6th June 2019
FFB Classic 570 in North Devon

The FFB Classic 570 is bonkers, brilliant and very beige

Introducing the latest member of the PetrolBlog fleet: the very beige Tabbert FFB Classic 570 motorhome, which is based on a 1991 Fiat Ducato.
13th December 2018
Fiat Tempra in New York

Meet the only living Fiat Tempra in New York

How did you spend your honeymoon? Chances are it didn't involve taking a Fiat Tempra on an 8,000-mile American adventure. We doff our hat to Jim and Alan.
7th December 2018
Skoda Felicia Fun

The Skoda Felicia Fun was a properly fun pick-up

This is the Skoda Felicia Fun, arguably one of the most 90s cars of the 1990s. To celebrate 20 years since its launch, PetrolBlog says hello to yellow.
3rd December 2018
Vauxhall Astra Mk3

It’s time to appreciate the Mk3 Vauxhall Astra

PetrolBlog spots a Mk3 Vauxhall Astra and wonders whether it's time to appreciate the 90s hatch as a rising gem. Or, has PB been sniffing highlighter pens?
28th November 2018
BMW Z1 Coupe side

The BMW Z1 Coupe was a fantastic shooting brake concept

During the development of the BMW Z1 roadster, the newly-formed BMW Technik GmbH looked at a potential Z1 Coupe, a kind of forerunner to the Z3 Coupe.
11th August 2018
Toyota Sprinter Carib Z Touring

Spotted: Toyota Sprinter Carib Z Touring

PETROLBLOG spots a Toyota Sprinter Carib Z Touring in the wild and gets very excited. So excited, that it penned 550 words. You know you want it.
25th July 2018

Skoda Favorit saved from the scrapheap is a brilliant first car

PetrolBlog attends the Haynes Breakfast Club and falls in love with a Skoda Favorit LXI owned by 17-year-old George Fooks. It's a very cool first car.
3rd October 2016
Mk1 Ford Mondeo: the ultimate daily classic?

Mk1 Ford Mondeo: the ultimate daily classic?

Ben Day has become a Mondeo Man and is enjoying life with a poverty-spec Mk1 Ford Mondeo. He reckons it could be the ideal daily classic.