NEW CARS

5th August 2014
SsangYong Rodius Ambulance

60 things you never knew about SsangYong

SsangYong is 60 this year, so let PetrolBlog guide you through a list of 60 fun facts about the Korean brand. Some of which aren't made up. No, really.
4th August 2014
Rear of SEAT Altea XL

Is the Seat Altea XL the saddest car in Britain?

Could the Seat Altea XL be the saddest car in Britain? From the look of the rear end, it would certainly appear so. Unless you know better.
24th July 2014
2014 Citroen C1 parked in Coventry

Which one is for you? Citroën C1 v Peugeot 108

Citroën C1 v Peugeot 108. Or Peugeot 108 v Citroën C1. Which is better? PetrolBlog travels to two UK cities to find out. It's the battle of the city cars.
23rd July 2014
PetrolBlog LaunchBlog BMW X4

LaunchBlog: BMW X4

LaunchBlog - something new from PetrolBlog. Reporting live(ish) from the UK launch of the BMW X4 Sports Activity Coupe in Berkshire. Tea will be consumed.
18th July 2014
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate with AirMATIC

Comfort and joy: Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate

Comfort and joy! Thanks to its AirMATIC air suspension and sumptuous interior, the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate is one of our favourite new cars.
17th July 2014

Hot stuff: PetrolPod in a Citroën C4 Cactus

Hot stuff - literally! PetrolPod records a podcast from the new and awfully exciting Citroën C4 Cactus. We haven't driven it, but we already love it.
2nd July 2014
BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe new car review

Gran Designs: BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe

PetrolBlog reviews the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe and reckons it could be one of the best looking BMWs ever built. Buy one, we like looking at them.
27th June 2014
Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary

Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary: the new sensation?

As the Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary is unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, PetrolBlog asks, will this be the 208 GTi we've been waiting for?
11th June 2014
Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde review on PetrolBlog

The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde isn’t fit to wear the badge

A review of the 2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde - a car which we feel isn't fit to wear the Cloverleaf badge. Which is a great shame.
27th May 2014
Chris Packham Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Why Chris Packham needs a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

As Kate Humble gets given a Mitsubishi L200, PetrolBlog reckons Chris Packham should get behind the wheel of an Outlander PHEV. Everyone's a winner.
19th May 2014
PetrolBlog review Fiat Panda Lounge TwinAir

Fiat Panda Lounge: Twin Peaks

Daniel Bevis reviews the Fiat Panda Lounge TwinAir and joins the ranks of those who have fallen under the spell of Fiat's charming city car. He loved it.
16th May 2014
PetrolBlog review of 2014 Nissan X-Trail

Old school 4×4, updated: new Nissan X-Trail review

PetrolBlog flies to sunny Portugal to review the all-new 2014 Nissan X-Trail and discovers that it's an old school 4x4 SUV updated for a new generation.