90s CARS

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.
27th September 2016
Skoda Felicia Golden Prague

The Skoda Felicia Golden Prague is pure gold

PetrolBlog discovers the Skoda Felicia Golden Prague in the Skoda Museum and says it's the best Felicia you've never heard of.
21st September 2016
Kia Rio Because Race

Her name was Rio and she wasn’t all that

Tom Ellis goes racing in a Mk1 Kia Rio and promises never to make the same mistake again. Meanwhile, PetrolBlog uses a Duran Duran-inspired headline.
19th September 2016
richard grant accessories

Spoiler alert: Richard Grant added plastic; fantastic?

PetrolBlog stumbles across an advert for Richard Grant Accessories and starts to reminisce about the days when plastic was fantastic. Of sorts.
14th September 2016
PetrolBlog's Citroen Xsara VTS

I’ve bought a Citroën Xsara VTS in Claudia Schiffer Yellow

After four years of (impatient) waiting, PetrolBlog finally gets its hands on a Citroën Xsara VTS. In Claudia Schiffer Yellow…
29th July 2016
Renault Olympique Albertville 1992

The Renault Olympic 92 range was a bit of all-white

In 1992, Renault lent 1,500 cars to the Olympic Organisation Committee for the Winter Games in Albertville. The limited edition cars were rather special.
21st July 2016
2000 Megane Cabriolet roof down

Rescued three goats; bought a Renault Megane Convertible

PetrolBlog travels to Dorset to buy three goats and ends up returning home in a Renault Megane Convertible. Needless to say, the goats travelled separately.
13th July 2016
Lada Granta Sport

The Lada Granta Sport is a 1990s throwback

PetrolBlog has spent too much time reading about the Lada Granta Sport and immediately places it near the top of its virtual shopping list.