Automotive waffle

9th December 2010
John Lewis Christmas

An old Alfa is for life, not just for Christmas

It is the kind of detail only a petrolhead would notice. Forget the controversy surrounding a cold dog, I doth my cap to John Lewis for […]
7th December 2010

Guest blog: My first quattro

Garry Phillips, a new guest blogger on PetrolBlog gives his account of the first time he encountered an Audi quattro in the wild.
6th December 2010
Time to say goodbye: Honda Civic Type-R

Time to say goodbye: Honda Civic Type-R

It’s last orders at the bar for the Honda Civic Type-R. Production for the UK market has ceased due to the Euro V emissions regulations, so […]
5th December 2010
Green Ford Capri 280

10 more green cars sitting on a blog

Back in September, I posted ten images on PetrolBlog with the aim of proving to a ‘Prominent PR Person’ that green cars rock. Sadly, I failed […]
2nd December 2010

PetrolBlog meets…@Petrolthreads

Automotive attire falls strictly in to two categories. On the one hand there’s the frankly dreadful manufacturer-led or cheesy high-street clobber. Then there’s the infinitely cooler […]
1st December 2010
Erik Carlsson

Winter driving: Carlsson style

So once again, much of Britain grinds to a halt under the weight of some unexpected early snowfall. Cars abandoned at the roadside, schools closed and many people […]
17th November 2010
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet: Wait, what?

Nissan has unveiled the Murano CrossCabriolet at the LA Auto Show. PetrolBlog has one request: please don't bring it to the UK.
5th November 2010
Honda Jazz Type-R

Honda’s Jazzy Type-R

A Honda Jazz Type-R? Surely not!?
3rd November 2010
Porsche at Silverstone

Lessons from the Michelin Man

  When the lovely people at Michelin Tyres asked me if I’d like to join them for a day at the Porsche Experience at Silverstone, it […]
2nd November 2010
Barn Find: Jaguar XJS

Barn Find! Jaguar XJ-S V12

The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre in Devon is a real treat for those wanting to take a step back in time. From the wonderfully restored ghost […]
31st October 2010
Bumper cars or dodgems at Dingles

Memory Lane: Bumper Cars at Dingles

Driving without an internal combustion engine and in a world free of speed cameras and congestion. In fact, if you come across stationary traffic, you’re free […]
24th October 2010
Whatever happened to the Renault 9

Whatever happened to the Renault 9?

The Renault 9 was named European Car of the Year in 1982, but its spiral into oblivion was fast and merciless. So what happened to this French Shatchback?