GENERAL BUNK

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

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.
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.
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.
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.