NEW CARS

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.
13th August 2013
Fiat 500L Trekking at Longleat: The PetrolBlog review

Monkey business: Fiat 500L Trekking

PetrolBlog heads to Longleat Safari Park to take a look at the new Fiat 500L Trekking. Sadly, a drive through the monkey enclosure was off limits.
5th August 2013
New 2013 Citroën C4 Picasso review on PetrolBlog

Glazed and Confused: Citroën C4 Picasso

Robin Brown tests the all-new Citroën C4 Picasso and argues that, no matter what he thinks of the car, it will most likely sell like the bucket and spade loads.
29th July 2013
Ford Fiesta ST

Blueprint: Ford Fiesta ST

PetrolBlog spends a week with the delightful Ford Fiesta ST and is happy to report that the hot hatch is alive and kicking in 2013. Which is a relief.
20th July 2013
Renaultsport Clio 200 Turbo review on PetrolBlog

Short changed: Renaultsport Clio 200 Turbo

Short changed: PetrolBlog tests the new Renaultsport Clio and finds that it has lost its intimacy and feels too grown up. Then there's the gearbox...
20th June 2013
Hot Stuff: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid review on PetrolBlog

Hot stuff: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid review

PetrolBlog heads to Munich to review the new Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid and achieves some quite remarkable economy results from a four-door that will do 167mph.