90s CARS

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?
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.