Automotive waffle

10th October 2013
Britain's fastest car - Chevrolet Spark

Chevrolet Spark: Britain’s fastest car?

No matter what speed you're doing, at some point you'll be overtaken by a Chevrolet Spark. PetrolBlog therefore asks, is this Britain's fastest car?
9th October 2013

Whatever happened to the Talbot Samba?

PetrolBlog asks, whatever happened to the Talbot Samba. Come on, when did you last see one? Guess how many are left. You may be surprised at the result.
8th October 2013
British Auto Legends stamps

If the Royal Mail did PetrolBlog stamps

As the Royal Mail is privatised, PetrolBlog remembers the recent British Auto Legends stamp collection and wonders what cars could grace a PetrolBlog stamp.
7th October 2013
PetrolBlog's 1996 Audi A4 1.8

A4 Airport: 1996 Audi A4 1.8

There's a new addition to the PetrolBlog Fleet - a 1996 Audi A4 1.8, complete with battleship grey paintwork and poverty-spec trim level. Very PetrolBloggy!
28th September 2013
Laguna Coupe Monaco GP

The last beautiful Renault? Laguna Coupé Monaco GP

PetrolBlog asks, is the Renault Laguna Coupé Monaco GP the last beautiful Renault we'll ever see? Pick one up now for £10,000 - you know you want to.
24th September 2013

PetrolPod: Funky driving in the new Vauxhall Insignia

13th September 2013
Renault Fuego Turbo at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Best and ‘Wurst’ of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013

PetrolBlog has been to the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. So, in time honoured fashion, let us take you through the 'best and wurst' of what we saw in Germany.
10th September 2013

Italicised plates and Lexus-style lights? Think again

Having witnessed the horror of an otherwise delightful Maserati Quattroporte adorned with an italicised personal plate, PetrolBlog calls for protection.
29th August 2013
Japanese Integrale: Mazda 323 4x4 Turbo

Japanese Integrale: Mazda 323 4×4 Turbo

Blimey, when was the last time you saw a Mazda 323 4x4 Turbo in the wild? OK, so it may not be a poor man's Lancia Delta Integrale, but it remains very cool
26th August 2013
1972 Lancia 2000 Sedan

Ich bin ein Berlina: Lancia 2000 Sedan

PetrolBlog gets all misty eyed and nostalgic about the Lancia 2000 Sedan - or Berlina - which is about to play a starring role in the new movie, Rush.
22nd August 2013
Save it from the Banger Boys: Peugeot 604

Save it from the ‘Banger Boys’: Peugeot 604

PetrolBlog is going all weak at the knees over a Peugeot once again. This time it's the oft-forgotten Peugeot 604. Somebody save this one from the 'Banger Boys'.
21st August 2013
2006 Citroen C6

From France with Love (via Germany): Citroën C6

PetrolBlog stumbles across a video from 2006 in which Sean Connery drives a Citroën C6. Quite why it has taken us so long to discover it is anyone's guess.