GENERAL BUNK

9th November 2020
Chris Barker CarTunes

CarTunes: a Mixtape by Chris Barker

Chris Barker is like a bus. You wait years for an article from the bearded writer, only for two to arrive in quick succession. Here are his CarTunes. Nice.
7th November 2020
Geoffrey Palmer and Audi

Geoffrey Palmer and Audi: Nobody Drawled it Better

Geoffrey Palmer has died at the age of 93. In car circles, he was best known for his role in Audi's famous ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ advertising campaign.
4th November 2020
Fiat Tipo 16v

Club PetrolBlog: Best Cars of the 1990s

Club PetrolBlog members were sent an email about a competition to win a copy of the book Cars We Loved in the 1990s. Here are the best responses.
27th October 2020
Subaru B9 Tribeca coming over the hill

It’s time to appreciate the Subaru B9 Tribeca

It had a face only a mother could love, but PetrolBlog reckons the Subaru B9 Tribeca is worth a second look. Just don't look too hard at the aerosnout.
23rd October 2020
Volvo 850 SE and field

Volvo 850 SE: Gone But Not Forgotten

Chris Barker returns to the pages of PetrolBlog to pen a poignant farewell to his trusty Volvo 850 SE. An epic beard meets black steelies. Great combo.
9th October 2020
White Mitsubishi Mirage

10 of the best: test drivers looking at the camera

It's time for another terrible '10 of the best' feature. In this one, PetrolBlog focuses on the test drivers who couldn't help but look at the camera.
7th October 2020
CarTunes by Tony Gardner

CarTunes: a mixtape by Tony Gardner

What's this, a proper celebrity on PetrolBlog? Last Tango in Halifax actor Tony Gardner has been in touch with his CarTunes. Contains a purple Beach Buggy.
18th September 2020
MG at cross-Channel ferry

10 of the best photo opportunities for your press car

Looking for photo opportunities for your next press car? Here are 10 of the best locations, including on the ferry, at the recycling centre and in Cornwall.
11th September 2020
CarTunes by Peter Counsell

CarTunes: another mixtape by Peter Counsell

Peter Counsell is back with another three CarTunes, with songs linked to drives in a Ford Fiesta XR2, Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet and Audi A6 Avant.
11th September 2020
BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition Large SUV

Something Wicked This Way Comes: The Large SUV

William Dickey returns to PetrolBlog with an objective analysis of current large SUV styling trends. This post contains horrifying and scary images.
21st August 2020
CarTunes by Kenny Smith

CarTunes: a mixtape by Kenny Smith

Friend of the show and Club PetrolBlog member Kenny Smith has wandered into the lock-up armed with his choice of CarTunes. He has an eclectric taste. Nice.
17th August 2020
CarTunes by Ben Hooper

CarTunes: a mixtape by Ben Hooper

Ben Hooper is learning to drive in his Volvo 480, but this hasn't stopped him from getting in touch with PetrolBlog with his choice of CarTunes.