Automotive waffle

3rd August 2011
Daihatsu Charade XTE

A game of Charades

PetrolBlog reminisces about the Daihatsu Charade XTE and starts a campaign to buy one before they all disappear.
2nd August 2011
Bangerwatch: renault 11 turbo

Bangerwatch: Renault 11 Turbo

PetrolBlog finds a Renault 11 Turbo in the classifieds. Surely it is worth £500 for the yellow fog lights alone?
28th July 2011
Volvo Ocean Race Yacht on Solent

Guests may want to take sea sickness tablets

A sailor, or someone actively involved with sailing, is seven times more likely to buy a Volvo than the average man in the street. Wow.
26th July 2011
Porsche 911 at Estoril

PetrolBlog at the Michelin Pilot Performance Day, Estoril

PetrolBlog is invited to one of the Michelin Pilot Performance Days at Estoril and falls in love with a Porsche and some slick tyres.
23rd July 2011
Audi urS6 Avant

Cutbacks for the PetrolBlog Fleet

Drastic cutbacks for the PetrolBlog Fleet as the Audi and Land Rover are deemed surplus to requirements. The hunt for replacements begins here.
21st July 2011
Dawn Refuelling

A damp start for Dawn Refuelling

A brief look back at the first Dawn Refuelling event held last Sunday. It was a little wet, wet, wet. But good fun was had by all.
12th July 2011
Nightmare Car

The UK’s nightmare car?

Warranty Direct reveals what it calls the UK's 'nightmare car'. PetrolBlog finds it strangely appealing...
10th July 2011
Dawn Refuelling

Dawn Refuelling: an update

An update on the first Dawn Refuelling event to be held between Exeter services and Castle Drogo, Dartmoor. July 17th 2011.
9th July 2011
VW Scirocco GTII at Goodwood

The Goodwood Festival of Parking 2011

PetrolBlog visits the Goodwood Festival of Speed and spends more time in the car park. Introducing, the Festival of Parking.
6th July 2011
Peugeot 306 Sedan

From Shatchbacks to Supercars courtesy of Michelin

PetrolBlog goes to Portugal to test supercars and Michelin tyres, but instead found Shatchback heaven (or hell).
5th July 2011
Photocopier on PetrolBlog

All white Audi, enough is enough

PetrolBlog pours scorn on Audi's ridiculous decision to display only white cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2011.
4th July 2011
Volvo C30 Polestar grille and badge

Up the hill in the Volvo C30 Polestar

PetrolBlog is taken up a hill in a Volvo. It just so happened to be the Goodwood hill and in the C30 Polestar concept car. Nice.