Automotive waffle

15th July 2021
Mercedes 450 SEL whitewalls

Achtung Baby! ‘Bono’s Banger’ Mercedes heads to auction

Bono bought this 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9 to celebrate the success of the album Boy. Now U2 could live the German luxobarge dream.
12th July 2021
Kia Pride on whitewall tyres

Celebrating 30 years of the Kia Pride’s whitewall tyres

The Kia Pride and its magnificent whitewall tyres went on sale on this day in 1991. PetrolBlog is celebrating 30 years of the whitewalls
26th June 2021
Not a Robin Reliant

Britain, stop getting the Reliant Robin wrong

People of Britain, it's time to stop getting the Reliant Robin wrong. The popular three-wheeler isn't called the Robin Reliant.
11th June 2021
Man with Saab 900 at petrol station

It’s NOT the end of the road for petrol stations

A BBC story suggests that it's the end of the road for petrol stations. PetrolBlog says that this scaremongering is nonsense and unhelpful.
10th June 2021
Haynes Breakfast Club June 2021

Go to a car show – it’s good for your health

PetrolBlog attends the Haynes Breakfast Club and says that going to a car show is good for your health. Keep your distance and stay safe.
4th June 2021
Classic Retro Modern magazine

Classic.Retro.Modern. magazine contains a bit of PetrolBlog

Classic.Retro.Modern. magazine will hit shelves and door mats on 1 July 2021. The classic car mag contains some PetrolBloggy cars.
14th May 2021
1993 Clio Baccara for sale

Buy this Renault Clio Baccara and be like PetrolBlog

Wanna be like PetrolBlog? There's a 1993 Renault Clio Baccara coming up for auction on Car & Classic. Craig David would love it, probably.
28th April 2021
Renault Fuego GTS

The Wight stuff: Renault Fuego GTS heads to auction

A 1982 Renault Fuego GTS is coming up for sale via a Car & Classic auction. Fancy a trip to the Isle of Wight. Your boat just sailed in.
22nd April 2021
Another Mann Egerton car

Our love-hate relationship with the car dealer sticker

We have a love-hate relationship with the car dealer sticker. Unwanted when the vehicle is new, but valuable in the classic car world.
14th April 2021
Greater Manchester Police Range Rover P38A

Cop a load of this ex-police Range Rover P38A

This ex-police Range Rover P38A was part of the fleet operated by Cheshire Constabulary. The P38A was an incredibly popular cop car.
9th April 2021
Proton Jumbuck at New Milton gravel pit

Bucking the trend: everybody loves the Proton Jumbuck

A high survival rate and strong values aren't things you'd associate with a Proton. It's why the Proton Jumbuck pick-up is bucking the trend.
25th March 2021

Not just for girls: the weird and wonderful WiLL Vi

Based on the Toyota Yaris, the WiLL Vi was a small four-door saloon aimed at young Japanese winning. Here's how you can buy one in the UK.