Automotive waffle

5th January 2016
Renault 5 Gordini

Billy and the Renault 5 Gordini

Line up your cheese footballs and don your party hats, because the Renault 5 Gordini – or more specifically, the Renault 5 Alpine – is turning 40 […]
23rd December 2015
Merry Christmas from PetrolBlog

Merry Christmas from PetrolBlog

PetrolBlog would like to thank all its customers and wish them all the very best for a happy and healthy 2016. Sadly, we no longer accept Luncheon […]
23rd October 2015
And on That Bombshell book

And on That Bombshell: a book review

PetrolBlog has a read of And on That Bombshell, a book by Richard Porter, on that little known motoring show, Top Gear.
21st October 2015
1984 MG Maestro 1600

I drove an MG Maestro 1600 and it wasn’t rubbish

My nine-year-old self was in his element when I finally got the chance to drive an MG Maestro 1600. Was it worth the 30-year wait? You bet it was.
19th October 2015
Chrysler PT Cruiser Sport

The Unlovables: Chrysler PT Cruiser

Ah, the Chrysler PT Cruiser, hated by the masses, but some 1.35 million found homes across the world. Is it time to show it some love?
15th October 2015
Mercedes-Benz 230E on PetrolBlog

Oh Lord, I’ve bought a Mercedes-Benz W123

Wait, what? PetrolBlog has actually bought a socially-acceptable classic car? Introducing the Mercedes-Benz W123. It's very gold.
14th October 2015
DS 4 Crossback

DS 4 Crossback: is it the best _back?

To celebrate the launch of the new DS 4 Crossback, PetrolBlog asks the unlikely question: what is the best back in the automotive world?
8th October 2015
Mis-sold TDI?

‘Mis-sold TDI’ joke recall could affect millions

The Office of Originality is to launch a recall of all 'mis-sold TDI' jokes, which could affect millions of people in the UK.
5th October 2015
Range Range Evoque shopping bag

Free plastic bag with every Evoque Convertible

As England introduces a 5p charge for shopping bags, Land Rover reveals it will be handing out free bags for life with every Evoque Convertible sold.
1st October 2015

PetrolBlog’s Ode to Autumn Leaves

Ode to Autumn Leaves: far from being a season to be wary of, PetrolBlog says its time to embrace autumn and its wonderful dancing leaves.
30th July 2015
AMC Eagle 2-door saloon

AMC Eagle: the original crossover?

PetrolBlog is off to test the all-new Volvo S60 Cross Country. So naturally it's time to salute the AMC Eagle - the original American crossover.
28th July 2015
A pair of Vauxhall Tigras

On the Radar: Vauxhall Tigra

On the Radar, featuring the original Vauxhall Tigra, which PetrolBlog reckons is fast becoming a desirable coupé from yesteryear. What do you think?