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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.
30th October 2019
Was Quentin Willson right about the Citroen Xsara Coupe

Was Quentin Willson right about the Citroën Xsara Coupe?

It's fair to say that Quentin Willson wasn't a fan of the Citroën Xsara Coupe, slamming its styling and interior ambience. But was Mr Two Ls right?
26th October 2019
Citroen AX 4x4 on rocks

Citroën AX 4×4: French mountain goat

Launched in 1991, the Citroën AX 4x4 was the French answer to the Fiat Panda 4x4. It's what the French snow plough driver would have driven. Probably.
21st October 2019
Renault 5 GTX

Remember when the Renault 5 GTX was the stuff of nightmares?

Nicholas Parsons, deranged socialites and a traffic warden scoffing eggs, it can only be the frankly terrifying advert for the Renault 5 GTX. Who's Sarah?
17th October 2019
Lancia Thesis and fountain

It’s time to appreciate the Lancia Thesis

A decade has passed since we waved goodbye to the Lancia Thesis. PetrolBlog asks: is it time to reevaulate the misunderstood Italian saloon?
3rd September 2019
Citroen Mehari in Brittany

Is Méhari Man living the French dream?

PetrolBlog is back from a week in Brittany, which can mean only one thing: it's time to ponder whether 'Méhari Man' is living the French dream.
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