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3rd August 2018
Volvo 850 R

The Barn, according to Kenny Smith

Inspired by PETROLBLOG's choices for The Barn: Reloaded, the long-time friend of the show and good egg Kenny Smith puts pen to paper. Well, he wrote an email.
29th July 2018

Hello, PetrolBlog is back on the road

Having been off the road for a year, PetrolBlog returns with some fresh waffle and bunk. Here's what you can expect from the home of French Tat.
28th July 2018
Renault 6 in Cornwall

Whatever happened to the Renault 6?

French fancy: To mark 50 years since its launch in Paris, PetrolBlog asks: whatever happened to the Renault 6 family car?
27th July 2018

The Barn is back and it’s been reloaded

PETROLBLOG relaunches the Real World Dream Barn, with a simpler name and a new set of rules.
19th May 2017
Peter picked a plodding Polo for parental purposes

Peter picked a plodding Polo for parental purposes

Shunning the lure of PetrolBloggyness and Bangernomics, Peter Counsell puts his faith in a Polo and presents us with a tongue-twisting headline.
27th April 2017
Skoda's decision to kill the Yeti is abominable

Skoda’s decision to kill the Yeti is abominable

According to Autocar, the Skoda Yeti is set to replaced by a new, characterless model called the Karoq. Oh dear.
20th April 2017
Renault-20-1976

Tangerine Dream: Renault 20 TS

PetrolBlog stumbles across a Dutch TV ad for the Renault 20 TS, complete with evocative Tangerine Dream soundtrack.
19th April 2017
Car industry admits: 'We've run out of names'

Car industry admits: ‘We’ve run out of names’

As Vauxhall names its large SUV the Grandland X, the car industry is forced to admit ‘we've run out of names'.
13th April 2017
PetrolBlog dishes out awards at the New York Auto Show

PetrolBlog dishes out awards at the New York Auto Show

PetrolBlog is in New York, New York for the 117th New York International Auto Show, which just happens to be in New York.* We wandered along […]
22nd February 2017
Bricking it: PetrolBlog builds a LEGO Caterham 620R

Bricking it: PetrolBlog builds a LEGO Caterham 620R

PetrolBlog is sent a LEGO Caterham 620R to build. Here are some thoughts.
1st February 2017
David Milloy writes: numerical disadvantage

David Milloy writes: numerical disadvantage

David Milloy remembers a selection of cars that are fast disappearing from our roads. Buy one while you still can.
10th January 2017
Happy New PetrolBlog: what next?

Happy New PetrolBlog: what next?

PetrolBlog ponders its future... again.
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