Automotive waffle

25th April 2014

Why PetrolBlog would pay for a first class taxi service

As Pure Rally launches a Lamborghini London taxi, PetrolBlog asks whether a first class taxi service would be quite the strange idea it may first appear.
24th April 2014
The new Haynes International Motor Museum Red Room

New and improved: Haynes International Motor Museum

PetrolBlog is invited to the new and greatly improved Haynes International Motor Museum in Somerset. It's great, but not everyone will enjoy it.
23rd April 2014
Fresh MOT for PetrolBlog Honda Accord

Tried and tested: Honda Accord Hondamatic

Having survived the wet winter, the PetrolBlog Honda Accord Hondmatic returns from MOT test day with a completely clean bill of health. Amazing.
27th March 2014
H-reg Volkswagen Passat GT 16v estate

The Passat GT 16v that’s practically a MK2 Golf GTi

PetrolBlog falls in love with a Volkswagen Passat GT 16v, only to find that some lucky beggar has already secured it. Oh well, back to the search for a W8.
26th March 2014
Citroen ZX Furio

Feeding the obsession with eBay Collections

PetrolBlog has teamed up with eBay to support the UK launch of eBay Collections. It's like a series of virtual Real World Dream Barns. We therefore approve.
14th March 2014
Citroen Visa with boot open

The French Car Critical List: Citroën

French Car Critical List: Citroën. PetrolBlog does some more number crunching to identify the rarest Citroën cars on the roads of Britain.
14th February 2014
Reart-wheel drive Renaults - 2014 Twingo

New Twingo! Celebrating the best rear-wheel drive Renaults

Renault is to build the rear-engined, rear-wheel drive Twingo! Good news. So we celebrate by taking a look back at our favourite rear-wheel drive Renaults.
13th February 2014
Peugeot 306 Cabriolet Sundance

Bangerwatch: Peugeot 306 Cabriolet

Bangerwatch celebrates the timeless beauty and pure elegance of an unlikely hero. No, not Jenny Hanley, the Pininfarina-designed Peugeot 306 Cabriolet.
12th February 2014
Are these the rarest French cars in Britain?

Are these the rarest French cars on the roads of Britain?

What are the rarest French cars in Britain? PetrolBlog takes a look at cars from the 1970s, 80s and 90s to discover just how many cars have fallen below 100
10th February 2014
Atlantic Hotel Hamburg - Tomorrow Never Dies

The cars of the Tomorrow Never Dies car park

PetrolBlog asks, is the Tomorrow Never Dies car park - namely the Atlantic Hotel garage - the most PetrolBloggy car park in the world? It might just be.
4th February 2014
Red Fiat Tipo 2.0 16v

Reverting to Type: Fiat Tipo 16v

A seductive Italian has caught our attention, and we can't take our eyes off her. It's no good, we're falling for the charms of the Fiat Tipo 16v. Oh dear.
4th February 2014
PetrolBlog chickens write to Mercedes-Benz

Sorry Mercedes-Benz, the PB chickens aren’t happy

The Mercedes-Benz Magic Body Control TV ad is causing problems at PBHQ. The chickens aren't happy, and are keen to tell Mercedes-Benz all about it.