Automotive waffle

7th June 2011
Audi S6 Washer Jet

Washer jets: the unsung heroes of the road

PetrolBlog celebrates one of the motoring world's greatest unsung heroes. With us always, but never given the recognition they deserve.
6th June 2011
Honda Accord 2.2i VTEC in Devizes

Honda Accord Type-Shed: an update

Two months and 1,781 miles of life with the PetrolBlog Shed. So how is the Honda Accord Type-Shed performing so far?
1st June 2011
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The greatest car movie of all time?

According to a recent survey by Honda, The Italian Job is the greatest car movie of all time. I find it hard to disagree with the […]
24th May 2011
Car Magazines

Car magazines: Olden but golden?

PetrolBlog wonders whether the move towards digital car magazines will ever quite match the magical and nostalgic qualities of their printed cousins.
12th May 2011
WoodPigeon on PetrolBlog

Driving with Angry Birds

PetrolBlog has a little say about the number of birds who seem hellbent on dicing with death on our roads. It is all becoming too much.
9th May 2011
Volkswagen Amarok

Volkswagen Amarok: the new Fred Dibnah?

Volkswagen pulls down a chimney with some help of four new Amaroks. As Fred Dibnah would have said, did you like that?
6th May 2011
citroen ami

Whatever happened to the Top Gear challenge cars?

Have you ever wondered what happened to the Top Gear challenge cars? PetrolBlog paid a visit to the Beaulieu Motor Museum to find out.
5th May 2011
Audi Q5 Cross Cabriolet

Vorsprung Durch Crisis: Audi Q5 Cross Cabriolet

Audi is rumoured to be considering putting the Q5 Cross Cabriolet into production. PetrolBlog suggests that they reconsider.
3rd May 2011

Here’s one they made earlier: Nissan Micra

Glam metal band Cinderella once sang that you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. Many a true word spoken by the long haired rockers […]
2nd May 2011
Motorbike on PetrolBlog

Think Bike

Over the long weekend I spent a good few hours on the road and the good weather had brought out a large number of bikers. I saw Dutch, German and Belgian registered bikes as well as a huge number of British riders. I'm often told that bikers are the devil's work and exist purely to irritate other road users and kill fluffy kittens. Well I'm sorry, but if my experience over the weekend is anything to go by, bikers are actually the most courteous, respectful and diligent users of the road. They also seem to be having the most fun too.
25th April 2011
Ferrari FF

My super cars aren’t supercars

PetrolBlog enters a relatively unknown territory and makes a rather shocking confession about supercars. Time to hand over the petrolhead badge? You decide.
20th April 2011
On days like these

On days like these

For us, driving isn't a means to an end, it is one of life's gifts. The pleasure isn't in arriving, it is in getting there.