19th June 2010
I’ve never been that turned on by cars that were once owned by a famous person. The fact that a chap called Kieron Dyer once owned […]
15th June 2010
Skeletons in the closet and guilty pleasures. PetrolBlog enters the confessional and declares a fondness for the Skoda Superb and Ford Probe.
9th June 2010
The inspiration… It only took five minutes to come up with the idea, inspired by watching Top Gear’s brilliant Vietnam special, which I finally got around […]
7th June 2010
So here we are on the eve of one of the world’s greatest events. An event that only graces our calendar every four years and as […]
20th May 2010
Ah, the AC Invacar - once a familiar site on Britain's roads and indeed, alongside Britain's football pitches. Then they disappeared almost overnight.
12th May 2010
Remember the Sao Penza? The South African-built hatchback was essentially a rebadged Mazda 323. Good luck spotting one on Britain's roads.
7th May 2010
PetrolBlog takes look at the VW Polo Harlequin, Volkswagen's version of Joseph's Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Only with less singing. And no coat.
4th May 2010
It is fair to say that when I picked up my Avanzato a month ago, I was pretty much like a child on Christmas morning. You […]
2nd May 2010
The Ford Capri was launched in 1969 with one of the most famous advertising straplines in automotive history. Yep, the Ford Capri was ‘the car you […]
1st May 2010
PetrolBlog stumbles across an old magazine advert for Dunlop Tyres. The question is: can you name the six cars from the look of their alloy wheels?
28th April 2010
The ‘French Ford Capri’ has all but disappeared from our roads. PetrolBlog asks, whatever happened to the Renault Fuego? And where's the Turbo Zone?
20th April 2010
Remember the Isuzu Piazza? It didn't get off to the best of starts in the UK, but the Giugiaro-designed coupe received a helping hand from Lotus.