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6th March 2011
Survivor: Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.4 SZ5 review

Survivor: Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.4 SZ5

The review of Suzuki's survivor - the Grand Vitara...
1st March 2011
Suzuki Swift Sport: successor to the throne?

Suzuki Swift Sport: successor to the throne?

The replacement for the brilliant Suzuki Swift Sport - the S-Concept.
22nd February 2011
Close, but no cigar: Honda CR-Z

Close, but no cigar: Honda CR-Z

I really wanted to like the CR-Z, Honda’s new hybrid 2+2 coupé. A car billed as a modern-day successor to the CR-X is always going to […]
1st February 2011
Mitsubishi Colt Ralliart review

Dizzee Driving: Mitsubishi Colt Ralliart

The Mitsubishi Colt Ralliart might not be as great as the Suzuki Swift Sport, but you'll love its unashamed rawness, bonkers engine and old-school charm.
23rd January 2011
Spending cuts: Skoda Yeti 1.8 TSI 4x4

Spending cuts: Skoda Yeti 1.8 TSI 4×4

I’ll start this review with a confession. Ever since the Skoda Yeti’s launch in late 2009 I was living under the false impression that it was […]
15th January 2011
Things that make you go hmmm: Suzuki SX4

Things that make you go hmmm: Suzuki SX4

In general, my material possessions can broadly speaking be split into two distinct categories. There are emotional possessions and rational possessions. Or, to give it a […]
17th December 2010
Last orders: Honda Civic Type-R

Last orders: Honda Civic Type-R

Unless you’ve been stuck in an Australian jungle or a Chilean mine, you will have heard that the Honda Civic Type-R is about to be killed […]
9th December 2010
Joker in the pack: Škoda Superb estate

Joker in the pack: Škoda Superb estate

Car naming is a tricky business. Once a name has been agreed, there are a number of checks to be made. The most crucial of which […]
6th December 2010
Time to say goodbye: Honda Civic Type-R

Time to say goodbye: Honda Civic Type-R

It’s last orders at the bar for the Honda Civic Type-R. Production for the UK market has ceased due to the Euro V emissions regulations, so […]
17th November 2010
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet: Wait, what?

Nissan has unveiled the Murano CrossCabriolet at the LA Auto Show. PetrolBlog has one request: please don't bring it to the UK.
16th November 2010
Suzuki Swift Sport low

Dawn Raid! 2010 Suzuki Swift Sport review

The original Suzuki Swift Sport is an old-school hot hatch that loves to be taken by the scruff of the necked and chucked along a B-road. You'll love it.
8th November 2010
Preview: Suzuki Swift Sport

Preview: Suzuki Swift Sport

My week with the Suzuki Swift Sport has begun. I’ve been trying to think of three words to sum up the drive back from the railway […]