18th August 2012
Last Twingo in Paris: Renault Twingo review

Last Twingo: Renault Twingo Dynamique 1.2 review

Robin Brown joins PetrolBlog and his first assignment is a review of the 2012 Renault Twingo.
8th August 2012
Great things to come: Suzuki Kizashi review

Great things to come: Suzuki Kizashi 2.4 CVT

PetrolBlog reviews the Suzuki Kizashi. A car that could so easily have been perfect, but it's let down by one single flaw. The CVT transmission. Shame.
26th July 2012
Audi S4

Is Audi playing spot the difference?

PetrolBlog takes a look at the Audi S4, S6 and S8 and wonders if the German company is engaged in some spot the difference shenanigans.
25th July 2012
Badge engineering: Chrysler Delta review

Badge engineering: Chrysler Delta 1.4 MultiAir SR

PetrolBlog tests the Chrysler Delta, a car that was released a few years back as a Lancia, but is available here as a Chrysler. Yes, really.
23rd July 2012
Brief encounter: Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir review

Brief encounter: Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir

PetrolBlog spends a morning in the company of the Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir. Is it as good as the Fiat 500 TwinAir? Read here to find out.
12th July 2012
2012 Volvo V40 review on PetrolBlog

Game-changer: The 2012 Volvo V40 review

PetrolBlog reviews the brand new Volvo V40 and believes that it might just be the best premium 5-door hatchback on sale.
11th July 2012
Regeneration 2012: New Peugeot 208 review

Regeneration 2012: The new Peugeot 208

PetrolBlog reviews the new Peugeot 208 to see if it really does represent a regeneration of the Peugeot 2-series.
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 […]