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13th October 2011
2001 Volkswagen Polo GTI side

Volkswagen Polo GTI: Good Times Imminent?

Richard Gooding of fame has written a few words about his latest purchase. It's a rather delightful 2001 Volkswagen Polo GTI.
11th October 2011
PetrolBlog's simple guide to winter tyres

PetrolBlog’s somewhat simple guide to Winter Tyres

PetrolBlog has some simple words and advice on the subject of winter tyres. Brace yourself.
9th October 2011
Caterham Slalom Experience Review

Rob experiences the Caterham Slalom

Rob spends half a day at the Caterham Slalom Experience, Silverstone. It looks like he had some fun in the process.
30th September 2011
Premium vs Budget Tyres

Tyres: More than just black rings of rubber

PetrolBlog is invited to the Continental Tyres event at the top secret MIRA establishment in Warwickshire and discovers the truth about budget tyres.
19th September 2011
Abergwesyn Pass

PetrolBlog looks at…the Abergwesyn Pass

PetrolBlog rediscovers the Abergwesyn Pass in Mid Wales, one of Europe's most dramatic roads and set in the heart of the network of great drivers' roads. Enjoy the ride!
9th August 2011
Take your seats: Volvo V60 T6 Polestar

Take your seats: Volvo V60 T6 Polestar

PetrolBlog has a brief encounter with the insane Volvo V60 T6 Polestar and thinks it could be a hark back to 1994.
1st August 2011
The lion wakes tonight: Peugeot RCZ GT THP 200

The lion wakes tonight: Peugeot RCZ GT THP 200

PetrolBlog tests the Peugeot RCZ and reckons it might just be the car that puts Peugeot back on the petrolhead radar. Here's hoping.
18th July 2011
Porsche 968 Sport badge

Purple days: Porsche 968 Sport

PetrolBlog takes a Porsche 968 Sport to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Here's a rather misty eyed look back at the journey.
14th July 2011
Vauxhall Vivaro Panel Van

Real World Review: Vauxhall Vivaro 2900 LWB panel van

In a first for PetrolBlog, Antony Ingram provides a Real World Review of the Vauxhall Vivaro 2900 LWB panel van.
14th July 2011
Economy drive? Volvo S60 DRIVe SE

Economy drive? Volvo S60 DRIVe SE

PetrolBlog spends a week with the S60 DRIVe, Volvo's environmentally and economically conscious saloon car. No road tax in the first year is an initial attraction, but can it deliver on the claimed 65.7mpg figure?
11th July 2011
Ford Mondeo

Rob writes: The luxury sports car

Rob Griggs-Taylor takes an affectionate look back at one of his old cars, one he dubs 'the luxury sports car'.
13th June 2011
First impressions: Volvo S60 DRIVe SE

First impressions: Volvo S60 DRIVe SE

This week I’ll be spending some in the company of the Volvo S60 DRIVe. You may have noticed that I recently took a shine to the […]