NEW CARS

27th January 2014
2014 Peugeot RCZ R review on PetrolBlog

R Rated: the Peugeot RCZ R reviewed

The Peugeot RCZ R is a reminder that Peugeot knows how to make a thrilling performance car. Which is potentially great news for the 208 and 308. Bring it on
20th January 2014
Peugeot 208 GTi Dawn Raid

The hot hatch, remastered: Peugeot 208 GTi

PetrolBlog reviews the Peugeot 208 GTi and finds that, after two weeks, it shows its true colours as a thoroughly modern interpretation of the hot hatch.
13th January 2014
PetrolBlog review of 2014 Nissan Qashqai

2014 Nissan Qashqai: the best family car you won’t buy

PetrolBlog flies off to Madrid to review the all-new British-built 2014 Nissan Qashqai. And the conclusion? It's probably the best family car you won't buy.
11th January 2014
300hp Nissan Qashqai Nismo planned

300hp Nissan Qashqai Nismo to be unleashed

Nissan confirms that it plans to launch a 300hp, all-wheel drive Nissan Qashqai Nismo. In a stroke, the Qashqai just got interesting. PetrolBlog says do it.
8th January 2014
10 reasons to buy a Fiat Panda 4x4

10 reasons why you need a Fiat Panda 4×4

What's PetrolBlog's favourite 4x4? Why it's the Fiat Panda 4x4 of course. Here are 10 reasons why you need one in your life. Just ask a Tuscan hill farmer.
23rd December 2013
2013 MG3 3Style PetrolBlog review

MG’s super mini: MG3 3Style

There's a lot resting on the MG3 - it's a very important car for MG. PetrolBlog spends a week with the MG3 3Style and finds its character rather endearing.
9th December 2013
2015 Ford Mustang for Europe

Ford Mustang: pointless loser, global icon

PetrolBlog is invited to Barcelona to see the new Ford Mustang that's destined for Europe in 2015. Will the right-hand drive Mustang live up to its promise?
28th November 2013
PetrolBlog review of the Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer

Off the beaten track: Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer

The Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer has hopes of mixing it with the Allroad, Alltrack, Outback and XC70. It's an accomplished car. But will that be enough?
25th November 2013
New 2014 Peugeot 308 Feline review

Golf Crazy: New Peugeot 308

Peugeot reckons the new 2014 Peugeot 308 is a genuine rival to the Volkswagen Golf. Whisper this, but PetrolBlog says it may have the strength to deliver.
22nd November 2013
The Dacia Sudero? Alfasud

Sudero: why Dacia needs ‘to Alfasud’ the Sandero

Forever the voice of reason, Antony Ingram argues that Dacia is well placed to build a modern equivalent of the classic Alfasud. PetrolBlog calls it Sudero.
1st November 2013
2014 Volvo XC60 D5 R-Design review

New and improved? 2014 Volvo XC60 AWD R-Design

PetrolBlog reviews the new 2014 Volvo XC60 D5 R-Design and finds that a raft of small changes help to make the premium concept SUV even better than ever.
11th October 2013
International Bright Young Thing: the 2014 Mini Moke

International Bright Young Thing: the Mini Moke is back

The Mini Moke - born in Britain, raised in the colonies, died in Portugal. And now, thanks to a company in Australia, the Moke is being resurrected. Groovy!