GENERAL BUNK

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.
18th October 2019
Ford Thunderbird not Ford Beaver

How daddy nearly took the Beaver away

Ford Thunderbird: an American icon and the godfather of the ‘personal luxury car’. But things could have been different had it been called the Ford Beaver.
16th October 2019
BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe design

BMW sacks design team and turns to Twitter

Following the unveiling of the new 2 Series Gran Coupe, BMW has sacked its entire design team and will ask Twitter to help shape its range of cars.
23rd August 2019
Cars and phones dont mix

New game highlights why cars and phones don’t mix

Kwik Fit has launched a new interactive game which highlights the dangers of using a mobile phone at the wheel. Basically, don't do it.
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!
12th June 2019
Top Gear Simca Matra Bagheera

Has Top Gear wrecked a Matra Bagheera?

There's a new series of Top Gear on the way, and if the trailer is to be believed, we're about to witness the death of a Matra Bagheera S.
21st December 2018
Volkswagen K70

Whatever happened to the Volkswagen K70?

Designed and developed by NSU, the Volkswagen K70 represented a turning point in the history of VW, but today it is all but forgotten. Which is a shame.
10th December 2018
1984 Ford Granada

Chris Rea finally makes it home for Christmas

After 30 years on the 'Road to Hell', Chris Rea has finally got his feet on holy ground and made it home for Christmas. He couldn't wait to see those faces.
7th December 2018
Skoda Felicia Fun with mountain bike

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.
5th December 2018
Ford Focus Popular

Black bumpers and steelies: we want proper base models

Do you miss the days when a base model meant a moulded black bumper, steel wheels and a single door mirror? We do, which is why we love these photoshops.
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.
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