Automotive waffle

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.
22nd September 2011

Minor Details: Jeep Cherokee KJ number plate

PetrolBlog introduces 'Minor Details', a look at the small details that can make or break a car. First up is the Jeep Cherokee KJ number plate.
21st September 2011
mazda 323 saloon

Shatchbacks VI: Hatchbacks Under Siege

After five months away, PetrolBlog unleashes more booted horrors on to the interweb. That's right - it's time for Shatchbacks VI. Warning - may contain nuts.
19th September 2011

Skoda at Frankfurt: MissionL accomplished?

Skoda unveils the MissionL and, where others have seen criticism, wins approval from PetrolBlog. The future's bright for Skoda.
17th September 2011
renault fuego turbo

The Fuego rises from the flames

The number of Renault Fuego Turbos on the road has increased from three to six during the last quarter. This is rather good news.
16th September 2011
Honda Accord Type-Shed

L@@K, there’s a PetrolBlog Shed on eBay.

L@@K! Time with the PetrolBlog Shed is coming to an end. The Honda Accord Type-Shed has been listed on eBay. Ooh.
13th September 2011
Maserati Kubang: as if one 'Super-SUV' wasn't enough...

Maserati Kubang: as if one ‘Super-SUV’ wasn’t enough…

Fans of tasteless and vulgar cars have never had it so good. Hot on the heels of the Eterniti Haemorrhoid comes the Maserati Kubang. What's the betting that the same person who demanded the creation of the Eterniti also demanded a Maserati SUV?
13th September 2011
Road Rage Man on PetrolBlog

Oh Mr Touran Man, do calm down

PetrolBlog witnessed an incident of road rage on the way in to the office, so presents a blog post for Mr Touran Man.