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11th November 2011
MINI Clubman at dealer

Ton’s view on the 2011 MINI Clubman

Ton Dumans, PetrolBlog’s Dutch correspondent, is back with some thoughts on his MINI Clubman. Over to you, Ton. As luck would have it, I found myself […]
8th November 2011
First Drive: New 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport

First Drive: New 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport

PetrolBlog heads out to Barcelona to test drive the new and 'improved' Suzuki Swift Sport. Here are some thoughts...
30th October 2011
Giantkiller: Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ4 review

Giantkiller: Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ4

PetrolBlog drives the standard Suzuki Swift and thinks it could just be one of the best superminis on sale in the UK today.
29th October 2011
MINI Cooper JCW Coupe

Brief encounter: MINI John Cooper Works Coupé

PetrolBlog has a new hero and surprisingly, it's in the shape of the new Mini John Cooper Works Coupé. Who'd have thought it?
26th October 2011
PetrolBlog takes a SEAT...

PetrolBlog takes a SEAT…

PetrolBlog is invited to Farnborough to test drive some of the latest SEATs. There's no excuse for the title of this blog post - apologies in advance for any offence caused.
9th October 2011
Caterham Slalom Experience Review

Rob experiences the Caterham Slalom

Rob spends half a day at the Caterham Slalom Experience, Silverstone. It looks like he had some fun in the process.
19th September 2011

Skoda at Frankfurt: MissionL accomplished?

Skoda unveils the MissionL and, where others have seen criticism, wins approval from PetrolBlog. The future's bright for Skoda.
13th September 2011
Maserati Kubang: as if one 'Super-SUV' wasn't enough...

Maserati Kubang: as if one ‘Super-SUV’ wasn’t enough…

Fans of tasteless and vulgar cars have never had it so good. Hot on the heels of the Eterniti Haemorrhoid comes the Maserati Kubang. What's the betting that the same person who demanded the creation of the Eterniti also demanded a Maserati SUV?
12th September 2011
Copy Cat: Peugeot 508 GT HDi 200

Copy Cat: Peugeot 508 GT HDi 200

PetrolBlog tests the new Peugeot 508 GT HDi 200 and discovers that, alongside the brilliant RCZ, Peugeot may have just rediscovered its mojo.
9th September 2011
Eterniti Hemera

Eterniti Hemera: So who asked for a ‘Super-SUV’?

Apparently this is the Eterniti Hemera - a new and exciting 'Super-SUV'. All PetrolBlog wants to know is, who on earth asked for it?
10th August 2011
Suzuki reveals the new Swift Sport

Suzuki reveals the new Swift Sport

Suzuki has revealed a photo of the new Swift Sport, due to be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. It goes on sale next year.
9th August 2011
Take your seats: Volvo V60 T6 Polestar

Take your seats: Volvo V60 T6 Polestar

PetrolBlog has a brief encounter with the insane Volvo V60 T6 Polestar and thinks it could be a hark back to 1994.