7th September 2018
Toyota Corolla Mk4

The return of the Toyota Corolla is proof that the world isn’t broken

The Toyota Corolla name is back, and PETROLBLOG finds that as comforting as the smell of a roast dinner and as familiar as the sound of stirring your tea.
5th September 2018
Automobil Amos Lancia Delta

I should love the Lancia Delta Futurista, but I don’t

The Automobili Amos Lancia Delta Futurista is the reimagining of a cult classic. So, why is PETROLBLOG left feeling so nonplussed?
28th August 2018
Renault Logan Stepway

Russian Shatchback: Renault Logan Stepway

The Renault Logan Stepway goes on sale this autumn and PETROLBLOG asks: is this the desirable Shatchback we've all been waiting for?
7th August 2018

Full stop: the Fiat Punto is dead

Twenty-five years after its launch, the Fiat Punto is dead. PETROLBLOG says arrivederci and mourns the demise of the stylish supermini.
5th June 2018
Dacia Duster Access

The UN-spec Dacia Duster Access 4×4 bites the dust

The all-new second-generation Dacia Duster goes on sale on 11 June, but the UN-spec Access 4x4 has been consigned to the history books.
30th May 2018
Renault Captur in Huelgoat

The curse of the crossover is killing French tat

Mesdames et Messieurs, we are witnessing a crossover revolution. Across the gulf of La Manche, the days of glorious French tat could be over.
27th April 2017
Skoda's decision to kill the Yeti is abominable

Skoda’s decision to kill the Yeti is abominable

According to Autocar, the Skoda Yeti is set to replaced by a new, characterless model called the Karoq. Oh dear.
19th April 2017
Car industry admits: 'We've run out of names'

Car industry admits: ‘We’ve run out of names’

As Vauxhall names its large SUV the Grandland X, the car industry is forced to admit ‘we've run out of names'.
13th April 2017
PetrolBlog dishes out awards at the New York Auto Show

PetrolBlog dishes out awards at the New York Auto Show

PetrolBlog is in New York, New York for the 117th New York International Auto Show, which just happens to be in New York.* We wandered along […]
21st October 2016
Citroën's ConnectedCAM is Pokémon for car geeks

Citroën’s ConnectedCAM is Pokémon for car geeks

PetrolBlog has driven the new Citroën C3 and thinks the ConnectedCAM is like Pokémon for car geeks.
13th July 2016
Lada Granta Sport

The Lada Granta Sport is a 1990s throwback

PetrolBlog has spent too much time reading about the Lada Granta Sport and immediately places it near the top of its virtual shopping list.
6th July 2016
2016 Nissan Note Black Edition

Nissan Note Black Edition: humdrum to holy moly

The Nissan Note Black Edition: the best looking B-road obstacle the world has ever seen? PetrolBlog thinks so.