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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.
29th April 2014
Volvo V40 T5 R-Design review on PetrolBlog

Volvo V40 T5: Terminal Velocity

The hair-raisingly rapid Volvo V40 T5 R is something of a stealth missile. At least, it would be, if it wasn’t so very, very blue. Daniel Bevis reports.
24th April 2014
Jeckyl and Hybrid - Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design

Jeykll and Hybrid: Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design

The new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design is here. Now, even more than ever, the eco-warrior estate car can show its full Jekyll and Hyde characteristics.
18th March 2014
2014 Vauxhall Meriva review on PetrolBlog

Counting sheep: driving the Vauxhall Magnolia

PetrolBlog takes a drive through the Somerset countryside in the new 2014 Vauxhall Meriva. Whisper this, but the new 1.6-litre diesel engine is quite good.
4th February 2014
2014 Volvo XC70 review

Growing old gracefully: the Volvo XC70

PetrolBlog reviews the 2014 Volvo XC70 and finds that, whilst it remains a class act in so many ways, it's no longer the default choice in the segment.
3rd February 2014
PetrolBlog 2014 Peugeot 308 review

Peugeot 308 plays Golf. Peugeot wins.

The PetrolBlog review of the all-new Peugeot 308. Take it from us, it's a highly credible, convincing and - dare we say it - premium five-door hatchback.