Automotive waffle

21st September 2010
Volkswagen VW Jetta

A Shatchback to prove GreenCarsRock

Regular readers of PetrolBlog will know that I have an irrational hatred of Shatchbacks. For the uninitiated, a Shatchback is the automotive equivalent of an afterthought – […]
16th September 2010
Green VW Scirocco

10 green cars sitting on a blog

A selection of 10 cars that look great in green paint.
10th September 2010
Nicole Renault Clio

Shatchbacks 3: The Rise of the Machines

The third instalment of Shatchbacks, a look at four more booted hatchbacks that bring horror to our roads. The sedans in question here include the Ford Ikon, Ford Orion, Renault Clio Sedan and Seat Cordoba. Also features some light relief courtesy of Nicole from the Clio ads.
3rd September 2010

The Classifieds Indulger: Fezzas, Astons, Fords & the avoidable

Ace automotive tweeter and blogger Charlie Johnson has been engaging in an activity that seems to come very naturally to us petrolheads. The art of whiling […]
17th August 2010
Nissan Rasheen

Major Oddity: Nissan Rasheen

The Nissan X-Trail has been around for the best part of a decade and as such is quite a common sight on Britain’s roads. But there’s […]
9th August 2010

Audi: Distress signals

When I was growing up, I considered Audi to be superheroes. I wanted my Dad to buy a ur quattro, but to my untrained eye, the […]
4th August 2010
Badger BMW

Supporting the Badger cull

Automotive badgers. Those who feel the need to stick badges on their cars to make them appear to be something they're not.
28th July 2010
Dongfeng Peugeot 207 Sedan

Shatchbacks 2: Judgment Day

It would appear that I’m not alone in my irrational hatred of Shatchbacks. My previous list of horrors was quite clearly just the proverbial tip of […]
21st July 2010

Triumph TR7 – the real thing?

It is a quote that has passed into popular motoring folklore. Legendary car designer and PetrolBlog regular, Giorgetto Giugiaro was said to be slightly unimpressed with […]
20th July 2010
Hyundai Stellar

Whatever happened to the Hyundai Stellar

For many years, a Stella has been the central factor to a Friday or Saturday night out on town. A few too many and then it […]
13th July 2010
Peugeot 308

Happy Birthday Peugeot, fancy a game?

Peugeot is currently making a big song and dance about celebrating 200 years of its brand. Every employee of the French car giant is currently tucking […]
6th July 2010
Ford Focus saloon

Shatchbacks: Give them the boot

Let’s face it, there are certain types of car that divide opinion. One man’s off road warrior is another man’s polar bear destroyer. Indeed, the 4×4 […]