MAJOR WAFFLE

Automotive waffle

22nd May 2020
K-reg Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf

Hero for a day: Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf

Our man remembers the time his father borrowed an Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf for 24 hours. It's the stuff dreams are made of, but it wasn't to be.
6th May 2020
Volkswagen Corrado shooting brake concept

The Volkswagen Corrado ‘Aerodeck’ was nearly a thing

Herbert Schafer had visions of the Corrado looking more like a shooting brake, while some at VW wanted to see pop-up headlights. Wolfsburg's Aerodeck?
1st May 2020
G-Wiz Electric Car in City of Westminster London

G-Wiz: from Mayfair to Texas for a cup of tea

When G-Wiz owner Linda Pilkington ran out of electric juice, Sharleen Spiteri of Texas fame was on hand to offer a plug socket and a cup of tea.
28th April 2020
Seat Marbella Playa living the dream

The Seat Marbella Playa was a 90s lifestyle concept

Seat unveiled the Marbella Playa at the 1991 Frankfurt Motor Show. It's one of the most 90s concept cars you're ever likely to see. Because lifestyle, innit
24th April 2020
Renault 18 TL for sale

This Renault 18 TL is a base-spec delight

There's a Renault 18 TL for sale at the forthcoming Anglia Car Auctions classic sale. Predictably, PetrolBlog has fallen in love with the base-spec hero.
16th April 2020
Citroen C2 China

The Chinese Citroën C2 will mess with your head

In 2006, when Citroën decided to enter the Chinese supermini sector, it turned to Peugeot for help. The result was the Citroën C2, but not as we know it.
14th April 2020
Daihatsu Move

Remember when Daihatsu outgunned Audi?

In the year 2000, Daihatsu offered no fewer than eight different model lines in the UK, including the Move, Grand Move, Sirion and Fourtrak.
8th April 2020
Nissan Almera Tino really on it

Will nobody think of the Nissan Almera Tino?

The Nissan Almera Tino mini-MPV won't encourage many somersaults or fist pumps, but you're free to call it a ‘fat Nissan Almera’ if you like.
2nd April 2020
Proton Satria 1.3 Li for sale

There’s a FABulous low-mileage Proton Satria for sale

There's a really low-mileage Proton Satria for sale on Auto Trader. It's just as well the country is in lockdown, because PetrolBlog really fancies it.
26th March 2020
Peugeot 505 GR estate for sale

The need for tweed: Peugeot 505 GR Estate

There's a Peugeot 505 GR Estate for sale and it's wonderful. Not only do you get to enjoy the feel of tweed upholstery, there's also an ‘Econoscope’.
24th March 2020
Smart Crossblade rock stars and scars

Smart Crossblade: a car for rock stars and rock scars

The Smart Crossblade: a toy for the marina, loved by Robbie Williams and those who enjoy the thrill of rocks and airborne objects striking their face.
2nd March 2020
Honda S660 in the UK

I sat in a Honda S660 – and now I want one

A 2016 Honda S660 turned up at the Haynes Breakfast Club meet and promptly stole the show. Predictably, PetrolBlog would like to own the fun size Honda NSX.