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.
23rd November 2018
Mk1 Volkswagen Scirocco Storm

Regrets: how I blew my chance to own a Scirocco Storm

PETROLBLOG remembers the time it nearly bought a Scirocco Storm for the princely sum of £300, only to be denied by the cost of insurance.
24th September 2018
New Suzuki Jimny review

The new Suzuki Jimny is a brilliant ‘restomod’

The new Suzuki Jimny: great for picking up a hitchhiking Claudia Schiffer on her way to a quarry, and your skiing chum in Bruges, but not at the same time.
20th September 2018
Glasgow Airport sign

I can’t stop looking at signs directing me to the airport

PETROLBLOG has discovered something about road signs directing us to the airport, and life will never be the same again.
7th September 2018
Toyota Corolla Mk4

The return of the Toyota Corolla is proof that the world isn’t broken

The Toyota Corolla name is back, and PETROLBLOG finds that as comforting as the smell of a roast dinner and as familiar as the sound of stirring your tea.
5th September 2018
Automobil Amos Lancia Delta

I should love the Lancia Delta Futurista, but I don’t

The Automobili Amos Lancia Delta Futurista is the reimagining of a cult classic. So, why is PETROLBLOG left feeling so nonplussed?
30th August 2018
Dacia Logan MCV Stepway Laureate

Confession: my name’s Gavin and I love roof boxes

While others ogle supercars and members of the opposite sex, PETROLBLOG's head is turned by cars with roof boxes. A problem shared, etc, etc.
29th August 2018
Renault Laguna 1.9 dci Dynamique

Extreme #FrenchTat: the £100 Renault Laguna

It's one of the most unreliable cars you can buy, so what's a Renault Laguna doing on the PETROLBLOG fleet? Meet the #FrenchTat purchased for £100.
28th August 2018
Renault Logan Stepway

Russian Shatchback: Renault Logan Stepway

The Renault Logan Stepway goes on sale this autumn and PETROLBLOG asks: is this the desirable Shatchback we've all been waiting for?
23rd August 2018
Renault 18 Turbo

Whatever happened to the Renault 18 Turbo?

The Renault 18 Turbo: the first mass-market turbocharged car and the first from a volume manufacturer. Let's celebrates the turbo saloon for the common man.