Automotive waffle

3rd February 2014
Fiat Panda Terramare on the water

Are these the best Fiat Panda special editions of all-time?

Is the 4x4 Antarctica 'Penguin' the best Fiat Panda special edition of all-time? PetrolBlog takes a look at 30 years of Fiat Panda history to find out.
1st February 2014
White Citroen AX Debut

Weekend Waffle: 1 February 2014

It's PetrolBlog's Weekend Waffle, which this week takes a look at a quite remarkable Citroën AX, a truly lovely Volkswagen Jetta and the Renault 8 Gordini.
29th January 2014
MK1 Renault Espace and aircraft

Happy 30th birthday, grand-père: MK1 Renault Espace

It's 30 years since the original MK1 Renault Espace was born. After a very slow start, it went on to define the MPV sector. PetrolBlog says happy birthday.
26th January 2014

PetrolPod at the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso launch, plus more waffle

PetrolPod! Robin Brown and MajorGav present more waffle and bunk for your ears, podding from the launch of the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso.
11th January 2014
300hp Nissan Qashqai Nismo planned

300hp Nissan Qashqai Nismo to be unleashed

Nissan confirms that it plans to launch a 300hp, all-wheel drive Nissan Qashqai Nismo. In a stroke, the Qashqai just got interesting. PetrolBlog says do it.
8th January 2014
Lancia 200 Sedan on PetrolBlog

The 500,000-mile Lancia 2000 Sedan

Following PetrolBlog's nostalgic look back at the Lancia 2000 Sedan, we received a rather brilliant email from Italy about a 500,000-mile 'Ingrid Bergmann'.
7th January 2014
PetrolBlog Fleet - Daewoo Musso TD

PetrolBlog Fleet: Daewoo Musso TD

There's a new addition to the PetrolBlog Fleet - a 2002 Daewoo Musso TD. No, really. Put it this way - we're running one, so you don't have to.
6th January 2014
New Year's Resolutions 1989 Citroen AX GT

PetrolBlog’s new year’s resolutions

Happy New Year, etc, etc. PetrolBlog says goodbye to 2013 and hello to 2014 with a series of new year's resolutions. Thanks for reading. You stay classy.
16th December 2013
Delusions of Hyundai Grandeur

Delusions of Hyundai Grandeur?

The Hyundai Grandeur is the 13th fastest depreciating car in Britain. Which therefore makes the £27k luxo-barge rather appealing to PetrolBlog.
11th December 2013
Shell Lego Ferrari F1 car

Shell’s Lego Ferrari models: fill up and build

Shell is offering Lego Ferrari models with £30 of V-Power petrol or diesel. PetrolBlog reckons they're the coolest thing since Green Shield Stamps.
9th December 2013
2015 Ford Mustang for Europe

Ford Mustang: pointless loser, global icon

PetrolBlog is invited to Barcelona to see the new Ford Mustang that's destined for Europe in 2015. Will the right-hand drive Mustang live up to its promise?
5th December 2013
2004 tax disc

Tax disc: goodbye Cup Cake, we’ll miss you

PetrolBlog says a fond farewell to the humble tax disc, which is bowing out of British motoring culture. We list five things we'll miss about the tax disc.