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3rd January 2020

It’s time to appreciate the Mk1 Vauxhall Zafira

Maybe PetrolBlog has consumed too much Christmas gin, but it's going to kickstart 2020 with a question: is it time to appreciate the Mk1 Vauxhall Zafira?
23rd December 2019
Merry Christmas from PetrolBlog

Remember: an old car is for life, not just for Christmas

PetrolBlog is shutting down for Christmas, but not before it has joined Noel Tiddybeard in an old car to deliver some Terry's Pyramint to those in need.
22nd December 2019
Renault Safrane at Fleet

The £200 Safrane is proof that Christmas miracles DO happen

The £200 Renault Safrane has made it home to PBHQ without drama or fuss. It could be the best car PetrolBlog has ever bought – Christmas miracles do happen.
19th December 2019
Renault 4 and Peugeot 106 Top Gear Christmas Special

Top Gear has wrecked a Renault 4 and a Peugeot 106 Rallye

You might want to avoid the Top Gear Nepal Christmas Special, because we're about to witness the death of a Renault 4 TL and a Peugeot 106 Rallye.
19th December 2019
Ford Escort Mk3 Cabriolet

Advertorial: Keeping your Ford Escort on the road with Bridgestone Tyres

Advertorial: If you're after tyres for your Mk3 or Mk4 Ford Escort, Bridgestone Tyres offers a range of options designed to keep your classic on the road.
17th December 2019

Thank the Cadillac Allante for the Fiat Coupe

In his latest video, Matteo Licata explains how the failure of the Cadillac Allante led to the success of the Fiat Coupe. Like and subscribe, etc, etc.
15th December 2019
Honda Accord Aerodeck boot open

The Honda Accord Aerodeck was close to perfection

Autocar said the Honda Accord Aerodeck was “closer to perfection than most vehicles”. PetrolBlog says it's one of the most underrated cars of the 1980s.
11th December 2019
David Bellamy I-Spy Car Numbers

David Bellamy’s number is up: PetrolBlog salutes a legend

Conservationist David Bellamy has died at the age of 86. PetrolBlog pays tribute to a legend of our childhood and star of the I-Spy Car Numbers book.
5th December 2019
Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet

The T-Roc Cabriolet is a Golf Cabrio for a new generation

Production of the new Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is underway. You might not like it, but the new car shares much in common with the original Golf Cabriolet.
29th November 2019

Woulda, shoulda, Coda: The rise and fall of an EV

In 2012, the Coda four-door saloon arrived in a blaze of electric glory. Less than a year later, it was reduced to a pile of simmering ashes.
27th November 2019
Peugeot 106 Palm Beach

The Peugeot 106 Palm Beach was a colourful dream

The Peugeot 106 Palm Beach was a special edition not sold in the UK, but its black bumpers and exposed steels wheels make it worthy of your attention.
21st November 2019
Porsche C 88 design study

China Crisis: The C88 was a Porsche for PetrolBlog

The Porsche C88 was a four-door saloon designed and built in response to the Chinese government's Family Car Project of 1994. It was VERY PetrolBloggy.
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