Automotive waffle

29th April 2016
1993 Toyota Corolla XLi

The perils of being an amateur car photographer

Have you ever been caught taking a photo of a 1993 Toyota Corolla? PetrolBlog has. It's tough being an amateur car photographer
26th April 2016
Yellow Citroen Xsara VTS

Fizzy pop: the cars that make you go Mmmm

Cars that make you go Mmmm. Call it fizzy logic, but PetrolBlog names four cars that make this author go weak at the knees. Contains Citroën Xsara VTS joy.
21st April 2016
Girl using phone while driving

Using a hand-held mobile phone at the wheel? You’re an idiot

A little rant about the use of hand-held mobile phones while driving. Sorry, it just has to be said.
19th April 2016
2000 Volkswagen Beetle

This is what a 315,000-mile VW Beetle looks like

PetrolBlog hears about a 315,000-mile VW Beetle that has been laid up for three years. The question is: will this particular Beetle ride again?
12th April 2016
93 VW Corrado VR6

Back for good: Volkswagen Corrado VR6

After an absence of seven years, the Volkswagen Corrado VR6 has returned to the PetrolBlog fold. This time, it's for good.
8th April 2016
Yellow Perodua Nippa

I’m in love with Reg Thompson’s Nippa

While trawling the internet, PetrolBlog stumbles across Reg Thompson's Nippa and immediately falls in love.
1st April 2016
Volvo moth detection system

No moth should be killed or injured by a new Volvo

Safety in flight: PetrolBlog understands that Volvo is testing a number of safety devices as it aims to reduce the number of moth deaths to zero.
30th March 2016

Oh Nicole, the Mk1 Renault Clio has aged so well

Papa! As the Mk1 Renault Clio celebrates its 25th anniversary, PetrolBlog asks, which has aged better, the Mk1 Clio or Nicole?
21st March 2016
Mk2 Honda Accord and AA truck

Honda Accord hates winter storage, throws a hissy fit

She's been in winter storage for six months and it's fair to say she didn't enjoy the experience. A few problems later and the Honda Accord is home. Just.
21st March 2016
Hyundai i10 Scrappage

Red i Syndrome – the legacy of Scrappage

Thanks to the government scrappage scheme, the nation's streets are going to be littered with red base-spec Hyundais. Will nobody think of the children?
19th March 2016
Renault Laguna Evado concept

Renault Evado: the best Laguna we never got?

PetrolBlog asks, is the Renault Evado concept, unveiled at the 1995 Geneva Motor Show, the best Laguna we never got? Some 'wood' say so...
17th March 2016

Auto Trader Mandy and her topless Vauxhall Cavalier

Twenty years ago, when you advertised a car for sale in the Auto Trader, Mandy would arrive in her topless Vauxhall Cavalier.