Automotive waffle

5th August 2014
SsangYong Rodius Ambulance

60 things you never knew about SsangYong

SsangYong is 60 this year, so let PetrolBlog guide you through a list of 60 fun facts about the Korean brand. Some of which aren't made up. No, really.
4th August 2014
Rear of SEAT Altea XL

Is the Seat Altea XL the saddest car in Britain?

Could the Seat Altea XL be the saddest car in Britain? From the look of the rear end, it would certainly appear so. Unless you know better.
1st August 2014

PetrolBlog Eye-Spy: chapter 2

We have literally been inundated with three requests for a second edition of PetrolBlog Eye-Spy. Remember, points don't mean prizes. Not here.
31st July 2014
Chase HQ opening screen

Let’s go, Mr Driver: remembering Chase HQ

PetrolBlog discovers you can play Chase HQ online. It's a classic driving game from the 1980s, complete with Miami Vice-style cops, a Porsche 928 and Nancy.
30th July 2014
Renault 21 GTS

Renault 21: more than just a number

More than just a number? In 1989, the Renault 21 starred in a classic TV ad, based on the cult TV series, The Prisoner. It even escaped from the Village.
29th July 2014
2002 Daewoo Musso 2.9 TD review

End of term: Daewoo Musso 2.9 TD

PetrolBlog says goodbye to the Daewoo Musso 2.9 TD, which has left for pastures new. It's been an interesting 12 months, but there are no regrets.
25th July 2014

School’s out! Introducing PetrolBlog’s Eye-Spy

School's out for summer. Or so said a lady called Alice Cooper. We think. So PetrolBlog introduces Eye-Spy. It's literally seven and a half minutes of fun.
24th July 2014
Audi 80 meets Citroen ZX 16v

Chalk and fromage: Audi 80 meets Citroën ZX 16v

It makes up for an unlikely twin-test, but PetrolBlog couldn't resist the opportunity to take a look at Darren's Audi 80. We took the Citroën ZX 16v.
22nd July 2014
French car critical list - Renault Fuego

The French Car Critical List: Renault

It's Renault's turn to feature under the rarest French cars spotlight, as we count down from the 5 to 14, via the Fuego, to discover the endangered species.
21st July 2014

Remember when you could phone William Woollard?

PetrolBlog stumbles across an advert for William Woollard's Telephone Motoring Magazine. Yes, that was a thing. Did you ever call the number?
17th July 2014

Hot stuff: PetrolPod in a Citroën C4 Cactus

Hot stuff - literally! PetrolPod records a podcast from the new and awfully exciting Citroën C4 Cactus. We haven't driven it, but we already love it.
27th June 2014
Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary

Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary: the new sensation?

As the Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary is unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, PetrolBlog asks, will this be the 208 GTi we've been waiting for?