MAJOR WAFFLE

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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.
2nd August 2018

Pick-up and play: Proton Jumbuck GTI

Take a 2005 Proton Jumbuck GL, add some bits and pieces from a Satria GTI and what you have got? A Proton Jumbuck GTI, of course. Nice.
26th July 2018

It’s time to appreciate the Hyundai Matrix

Fancy a little Pininfarina glamour on your driveway? Forget Ferraris and French fancies, PETROLBLOG reckons you should take a look at the Hyundai Matrix
25th July 2018

Skoda Favorit saved from the scrapheap is a brilliant first car

PetrolBlog attends the Haynes Breakfast Club and falls in love with a Skoda Favorit LXI owned by 17-year-old George Fooks. It's a very cool first car.
29th June 2018

The Little Chef is dead and that makes me sad

The Little Chef: born in 1958, died in 2018. I shouldn't care that the roadside restaurant is dead, but for some reason I miss the red sign of nostalgia.
5th June 2018
Dacia Duster Access

The UN-spec Dacia Duster Access 4×4 bites the dust

The all-new second-generation Dacia Duster goes on sale on 11 June, but the UN-spec Access 4x4 has been consigned to the history books.
30th May 2018
Renault Captur in Huelgoat

The curse of the crossover is killing French tat

Mesdames et Messieurs, we are witnessing a crossover revolution. Across the gulf of La Manche, the days of glorious French tat could be over.
28th April 2017
Why the Daihatsu Charade XTE is the best car in the world

Why the Daihatsu Charade XTE is the best car in the world

PETROLBLOG dons its rose-tinted spectacles to pose the unlikely question: is the Daihatsu Charade XTE the best car in the world? Well, is it?
21st April 2017
The Fall and Rise of the International Man of Mystery

The Fall and Rise of the International Man of Mystery

If you thought the International Man of Mystery was dead, think again, because David Milloy believes he is about to rise again.
31st January 2017
Donald Trump has ruined Twitter for car folk

Donald Trump has ruined Twitter for car folk

PetrolBlog wonders if Donald Trump has ruined Twitter for car folk.
27th January 2017
The charity shop: where Haynes manuals go to die

The charity shop: where Haynes manuals go to die

Looking for the largest range of Haynes manuals this side of Somerset? Head to your local charity shop, you'll find them all there.
26th January 2017
Level-42-Driver

Level 42: the most irritating driver in Britain?

Forget 'Tailgating Terry', 'Middle Lane Malcolm' and 'Fog Light Freda', because PetrolBlog reckons that Mr Level 42 is the UK's most irritating driver.
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