Automotive waffle

23rd November 2011
Jaguar XKR-S

Recession buster: Jaguar XKR-S

PetrolBlog drives the sublime Jaguar XKR-S and comes up with an unlikely plan. Is this the car that can drag Britain out of recession?
21st November 2011

Brief encounter: SsangYong Korando EX

Location: Bowood Hotel, Wiltshire Date: 5th October 2011 Korando. It sounds like the name of a detective in a US cop show from the 1970s. He’d […]
19th November 2011
Proton Exora

Brief encounter: Proton Exora

PetrolBlog drives the Proton Exora MPV in the UK - a car that's destined to arrive on these shores in 2012.
19th November 2011
Citroën Visa GTI

FailCar visits the NEC Classic Motor Show

FailCar took a wander around the NEC Classic Motor Show and picked out his favourite cars for PetrolBlog. Warning, reading this could seriously damage your wealth.
8th November 2011
First Drive: New 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport

First Drive: New 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport

PetrolBlog heads out to Barcelona to test drive the new and 'improved' Suzuki Swift Sport. Here are some thoughts...
2nd November 2011
Ullo John Gotta A New Motor

Car Geek Alert: Ullo John! Gotta New Motor?

PetrolBlog stumbles across the video to Alexei Sayle's 'Ullo John! Gotta New Motor?' and discovers that it's a retro car fan's dream!
1st November 2011

PetrolBlog introduces ‘Tollfoolery’

PetrolBlog introduces 'Tollfoolery', a unique and innovative way to make driving more fun. It might just catch on. Actually, it won't. Sorry.
29th October 2011
MINI Cooper JCW Coupe

Brief encounter: MINI John Cooper Works Coupé

PetrolBlog has a new hero and surprisingly, it's in the shape of the new Mini John Cooper Works Coupé. Who'd have thought it?
26th October 2011
BMW 1M Coupe

What would be your final car?

Loosely inspired by the Nevil Shute novel, On the Beach, PetrolBlog asks, what would be your final car? Some of your choices are quite special.
3rd October 2011
Lancia Beta and Fiat Strada

Ryan’s Italian Job: Fiat Strada and Lancia Beta Spider

PetrolBlog is contacted by a chap in the States who owns not one, but two Italian classics. A Fiat Strada and a Lancia Beta Spider. Nice.
26th September 2011
Saab 9000i

Lovely stuff: 1990 Saab 9000i

PetrolBlog unveils the latest addition to the fleet. It's very Swedish and unfashionably retro. That'll be the flat-nosed 9000i then?
23rd September 2011
Rover 216 Keeping Up Appearances

Rover 216: Pass the bucket or bouquet?

PetrolBlog finds a couple of old Rover SD3s and wonders if anyone fancies playing the role as Richard from Keeping Up Appearances.