MAJOR WAFFLE

Automotive waffle

11th December 2018
Peugeot 309 SR

Frankly, we don’t talk about the Peugeot 309 enough

The Peugeot 309 was developed as the Talbot Horizon but became the first Peugeot to be built in Britain. But it's in danger of becoming extinct in the UK.
3rd December 2018
Vauxhall Astra Mk3

It’s time to appreciate the Mk3 Vauxhall Astra

PetrolBlog spots a Mk3 Vauxhall Astra and wonders whether it's time to appreciate the 90s hatch as a rising gem. Or, has PB been sniffing highlighter pens?
30th November 2018
Mazda 3 Shatchback profile

Blimey, Mazda has built a desirable Shatchback

You can come out from behind the sofa, because Mazda has just unveiled a desirable Shatchback at the Los Angeles Show of New Cars.
23rd November 2018
Mk1 Volkswagen Scirocco Storm

Regrets: how I blew my chance to own a Scirocco Storm

PETROLBLOG remembers the time it nearly bought a Scirocco Storm for the princely sum of £300, only to be denied by the cost of insurance.
20th September 2018
Glasgow Airport sign

I can’t stop looking at signs directing me to the airport

PETROLBLOG has discovered something about road signs directing us to the airport, and life will never be the same again.
5th September 2018
Automobil Amos Lancia Delta

I should love the Lancia Delta Futurista, but I don’t

The Automobili Amos Lancia Delta Futurista is the reimagining of a cult classic. So, why is PETROLBLOG left feeling so nonplussed?
30th August 2018
Dacia Logan MCV Stepway Laureate

Confession: my name’s Gavin and I love roof boxes

While others ogle supercars and members of the opposite sex, PETROLBLOG's head is turned by cars with roof boxes. A problem shared, etc, etc.
29th August 2018
Renault Laguna 1.9 dci Dynamique

Extreme #FrenchTat: the £100 Renault Laguna

It's one of the most unreliable cars you can buy, so what's a Renault Laguna doing on the PETROLBLOG fleet? Meet the #FrenchTat purchased for £100.
13th August 2018
Skoda 110 Super Sport Ferat

The Skoda 110 Super Sport Ferat was fangtastic

Based on the 1972 Skoda 110 Super Sport concept, the Skoda Ferat appeared in a movie about a vampire-like car that ran on blood. It's fangtastic. Probably.
11th August 2018
Toyota Sprinter Carib Z Touring

Spotted: Toyota Sprinter Carib Z Touring

PETROLBLOG spots a Toyota Sprinter Carib Z Touring in the wild and gets very excited. So excited, that it penned 550 words. You know you want it.
8th August 2018
Renault 16 Coupe-Cabriolet

The Renault 16 coupe-cabriolet that never was

The Renault 16 coupe-cabriolet was developed alongside the pioneering hatchback, but the project was canned on the grounds of cost. A missed opportunity?
7th August 2018

Full stop: the Fiat Punto is dead

Twenty-five years after its launch, the Fiat Punto is dead. PETROLBLOG says arrivederci and mourns the demise of the stylish supermini.
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