GENERAL BUNK

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?

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.

Anonymous rarity: Mazda 323 Coupe

Reader Ben Day has written some words on his super-rare Mazda 323 Coupe. It features a PetrolBlog sticker, so it must be good.

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.

The Aura is proof that you shouldn’t trust Hyundai’s Tinder profile

The Hyundai Aura has been revealed. Although the Shatchback won’t be coming to the UK, it’s proof that you shouldn’t always believe a Tinder profile.

How The Verve’s Dodge Charger was sent to an early grave

A 1973 Dodge Charger was one of the stars of the video accompanying The Verve’s 1992 single Gravity Grave. PetrolBlog has discovered that the car is history

Was the Dacia SupeRNova faster than a cannonball?

(What’s the story) Romanian glory. The Dacia SupeRNova was the first car to be launched by the Romanian company following the takeover by Renault in 1999.

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.

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.

Remember when the Vauxhall Belmont was Britain’s most stolen car?

Stolen Shatchback! In 2003, the Vauxhall Belmont was Britain’s most stolen car. Home Office figured showed that 99 were stolen for every 1,000 registered.

Would love one: Opel Corsa Steffi Special

PetrolBlog serves up an ace in the form of the Opel Corsa Steffi Special. You’ll love it, if only for the seat covers (and pictures of Steffi Graf).

Citroën SM finally wins Car of the Year award

The Citroën SM has been named HiKennys Car of the Year 2019, beating the Austin Apache and BMW 5 Series into second and third place.

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