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29th May 2012
Is a Perodua Myvi cooler than a Peugeot RCZ?

Is the Perodua Myvi cooler than a Peugeot RCZ?

What's cooler? A Perodua Myvi or a Peugeot RCZ? You may say that this is a rhetorical question. No debate needed, surely? Don't call us Shirley.
29th May 2012

SMMT Test Day 2012: Speed dating, part one

Take 140 new cars. Add a number of closed roads and tracks. Throw in some free fuel and then sprinkle on some fine English weather. What […]
27th May 2012
Utilitarianism: Skoda Roomster review

Utilitarianism: Skoda Roomster Scout 1.6 TDI

PetrolBlog tests the Roomster Scout, the embarrassing uncle of the Skoda range. What's it like in 2012?
24th May 2012

PetrolBlog at the SMMT Test Day 2012

Is it that time of the year again? No, not Christmas, but the annual SMMT Test Day at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire. A chance […]
18th May 2012
Rising Sunderland, PetrolBlog goes to the Nissan factory

Rising Sunderland – a British success story

As a child who grew up watching children’s television in the 1980s, I’m bound to say they don’t make them like they used to. Well actually […]
17th May 2012
New and improved? Suzuki Swift Sport review

New Suzuki Swift Sport: New and improved?

PetrolBlog drives the new 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport on British roads. So is it better than the previous model? Find out here.
17th May 2012
SEAT Mii FR Line

Dear SEAT, please build this for Mii

SEAT is teasing us with a Mii FR Line show car at Wörthersee 2012. PetrolBlog says build it. Please.
9th May 2012
PetrolBlog drives the Nissan Juke-R

PetrolBlog drives the Nissan Juke-R

With the shock news that the Nissan Juke-R is going into production, MajorGav recalls the day he got a chance to drive a monster.
1st May 2012
Jaguar XKR-S poking out from bushes

Rob writes: Jaguar XK-ARRRRRRR

Rob Griggs-Taylor drives the Jaguar XKR-S Convertible. It's fair to say he rather enjoyed the experience.
27th April 2012
First Drive: 2012 Peugeot 508 RXH HYbrid4 Limited Edition

First Drive: 2012 Peugeot 508 RXH HYbrid4 Limited Edition

PetrolBlog is invited to Cheshire to test drive the new Peugeot 508 RXH HYbrid4. Here are some thoughts from a wet day.
26th April 2012
Eco Warrior: Fiat 500 TwinAir review

Eco warrior: Fiat 500 TwinAir

PetrolBlog finally gets round to testing the ever-so-fashionable and trendy Fiat 500. Here are some words.
18th April 2012
Golf in sheep's clothing: Skoda Octavia vRS review

Golf in sheep’s clothing? Skoda Octavia vRS 2.0 TSI

PetrolBlog reviews the Skoda Octavia vRS and asks if it deserves to come out of the shadow of its cousin, the VW Golf GTI.