Automotive waffle

23rd February 2012
Alfa Romeo 164 Super

Old Gold Top Gear

PetrolBlog yearns for a return to old Top Gear. The days when the cars were the stars and the presenters wore suits and wooly jumpers.
2nd February 2012
Citroen C6

PetrolBlog’s New Year’s resolutions

It's a bit late coming, but here's what's on PetrolBlog's shopping list for 2012. New year's resolutions, PetrolBlog style!
31st January 2012
Pentillie Festival of Speed logo

The Pentillie Festival of Speed 2012

PetrolBlog introduces the Pentillie Festival of Speed, a new motoring event for the south west of England.
24th January 2012
Austin Allegro

James Bond: Licence to park

Recently, PetrolBlog was at the press launch of the Bond in Motion exhibition at Beaulieu. As usual, some gems were found in the car park...
21st January 2012
Rover Mini Cabriolet

Alan’s not converted

Alan Liddell has a bee in his bonnet about convertibles. Do you agree with him?!
9th January 2012
Ask PetrolBlog: Seat Leon

Ask PetrolBlog and then take a SEAT

Last year, Sam asked PetrolBlog for some buying advice. It's good to know he ignored the advice and bought something far better. Excellent work, Sam!
1st January 2012

Happy New PetrolBlog Score

PetrolBlog sees in the new year with a new scoring system. It might just help to decide which car gets the title of PetrolBlog Car of the Year 2011. Happy New Year!
22nd December 2011
Merry Christmas from PetrolBlog

Merry Christmas from PetrolBlog

A Christmas message from PetrolBlog. Email subscribers would have received an e-card already, but there's some additional blog content here. Merry Shatchmas!
21st December 2011
nicole papa

And the Shatchback of the Year 2011 is…

You've been voting with your feet and have stuck the boot in to our list of gloriously awful Shatchbacks. But who has picked up the Golden Boot for Shatchback of the Year 2011?
16th December 2011
Dongfeng Peugeot 207 Sedan

The Golden Boot: Vote for your Shatchback of the Year 2011

It's time to award the Golden Boot to the Shatchback of the Year 2011 and your votes are required. Vote for the most hideous Shatchback ever to appear on PetrolBlog.
27th November 2011
peugeot 205 xs

Ask PetrolBlog: Sam bangs the drums

In a first for PetrolBlog, we are asked to provide some advice to a reader. What drivers' car should be bought with a budget of £1,500? We pick ten candidates.
24th November 2011
Fog lights on Mitsubishi Colt Ralliart

For fog’s sake – switch them off

As winter rolls around, Britain is once again gripped by the fog light epidemic. For fog's sake, is it really so hard to understand how to use them?