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.
13th April 2010
PetrolBlog asks: whatever happened to the Renault 12? Although it lived on as a Dacia, it's all but extinct in the UK. Contains gorgeous Gordini photos.
7th April 2010
Handbuilt by robots and now all but forgotten. PetrolBlog asks: whatever happened to the Fiat Strada, a car known on the continent as the Fiat Ritmo.
1st April 2010
Remember the Lancia Beta Hi-Fi? The crass, marketing-led special edition designed to boost sales of this once proud but now flagging brand.
30th March 2010
It was an affordable atlernative to the DS and a former European Car of the Year. But PETROLBLOG asks: whatever happened to the Citroën GS?
28th March 2010
PetrolBlog travels to London to buy a Daihatsu Cuore Avanzato TR-XX R4. Here's the story so far, including a report from the journey home.
25th March 2010
The Fiat Panda Italia 90 was the one of the best – and worst – special editions to grace the planet. Shouldn't more cars come with football hubcaps?
23rd March 2010
PETROLBLOG remembers the Mazda Montrose, known elsewhere as the Capella or 626, which was named after a Mazda dealership in Scotland.