MAJOR WAFFLE

Automotive waffle

2nd July 2020
2020 Mercedes A-Class

New drivers – forget the A-Class and buy something cheap

According to Auto Trader, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is the best new car for new drivers. With a list price of £24,000, surely there's been some mistake?
25th June 2020
Nissan Pao

The Nissan Pao is keeping me awake at night

The Nissan Pao was one of the four Pike Factory cars produced by Nissan in the late 1980s and early 90s. PetrolBlog has seen one and now it wants one.
19th June 2020
PetrolBlog Save Our Scrap

Why PetrolBlog says it’s time to Save Our Scrap

The 2009 scrappage scheme had a devastating effect on the classic car industry. The Save Our Scrap (SOS) campaign is calling for a fairer scheme in 2020.
13th June 2020
Peugeot 205 scrappage car

The French cars killed by scrappage: Peugeot

In the third and final installment, PetrolBlog looks at the number of Peugeot cars killed as part of the UK government's scrappage scheme in 2009.
12th June 2020
Citroen scrappage victims

The French cars killed by scrappage: Citroën

There are rumours that the government will introduce a new scrappage scheme in 2020. With this in mind, here are the Citroën cars that were lost in 2009.
12th June 2020
Renault scrappage

The French cars killed by scrappage: Renault

Around 390,000 cars were victims of the 2009 UK scrappage scheme. Here, PetrolBlog reveals the Renault cars that were lost, including two Clio Williams.
9th June 2020
Beige Peugeot 505 saloon

Bruce celebrates the glorious French tat of Argentina

Bruce Jamieson spent two months on holiday in South America. While he was there, he spotted an abundance of French tat in Argentina. Here are his pictures.
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.