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.
21st January 2020
1988 Bentley Turbo R for sale

The Bentley Turbo R isn’t a Rio but it costs 15 grand

Simon Harris is selling his wonderful 1988 Bentley Turbo R for £15,000. For the same price, you could own a Kia Rio ‘2’ with a 1.2-litre petrol engine.
17th January 2020
2020 Renault Sandero RS

The Renault Sandero RS is the budget hot hatch we need

Designed by Renault Sport in collaboration with Brazilian designers and Renault engineers in Latin America, the Sandero RS is the budget fun car we need.
15th January 2020
Merstham Interchange picture French construction

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve rescued from the tip?

Having chanced upon a picture of the Merstham Interchange in Surrey, PetrolBlog asks: what's the strangest thing you've rescued from the tip?
10th January 2020
Toyota GR Heritage Parts Project for Supra

Toyota’s decision to reproduce old Supra parts is good news

Toyota Gazoo Racing has launched the GR Heritage Parts Project, designed to reproduce A70 and A80 Supra parts for Japan, North America and Europe.
8th January 2020
Renault 25 Baccara for sale

There’s a Renault 25 Baccara for sale on eBay – and you should buy it*

Having sneaked a Toyota Camry and Renault Safrane through the door before Christmas, PetrolBlog will not be buying this Renault 25 Baccara for sale on eBay.
3rd January 2020

It’s time to appreciate the Mk1 Vauxhall Zafira

Maybe PetrolBlog has consumed too much Christmas gin, but it's going to kickstart 2020 with a question: is it time to appreciate the Mk1 Vauxhall Zafira?
23rd December 2019
Merry Christmas from PetrolBlog

Remember: an old car is for life, not just for Christmas

PetrolBlog is shutting down for Christmas, but not before it has joined Noel Tiddybeard in an old car to deliver some Terry's Pyramint to those in need.
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.
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