NEW CARS

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!
10th October 2013
Britain's fastest car - Chevrolet Spark

Chevrolet Spark: Britain’s fastest car?

No matter what speed you're doing, at some point you'll be overtaken by a Chevrolet Spark. PetrolBlog therefore asks, is this Britain's fastest car?
5th October 2013
Volvo S60 T6 Polestar review

North Star: Volvo S60 T6 Polestar

PetrolBlog is let loose with the Volvo S60 T6 Polestar, a 329hp, all-wheel drive firecracker of a saloon car that's let down by a dodgy transmission.
3rd October 2013
2014 Subaru Outback review

Country Estate: Subaru Outback 2.0D SX Lineartronic

The Subaru Outback now boasts a 2.0-litre 'Boxer' diesel engine AND a CVT gearbox. PetrolBlog reckons it's probably the best new Subaru Outback you can buy.
25th September 2013
The new Vauxhall Insignia review on PetrolBlog

Enigma: Vauxhall Insignia

PetrolBlog heads to a wet and miserable Frankfurt to test drive the new Vauxhall Insignia and comes away smiling. It's a significantly improved car.
13th September 2013
Renault Fuego Turbo at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Best and ‘Wurst’ of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013

PetrolBlog has been to the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. So, in time honoured fashion, let us take you through the 'best and wurst' of what we saw in Germany.
27th August 2013
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Folk dancing: Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Folk Dancing: PetrolBlog spends a week with the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid and - shock horror - discovers that it's not a hateful appliance.
19th August 2013
The MINI Clubvan Camper diaries on PetrolBlog

The MINI Clubvan Camper diaries

PetrolBlog is asked to collect a MINI Clubvan Camper from Munich and bring it back to the UK. Here's the report from the journey, as posted on Tumblr.