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4th June 2011
Fiat Panda 1.2 Dynamic AirCon

Real World Reviews: Fiat Panda 1.2 Dynamic AirCon

Tom Richards joins PetrolBlog as a new guest blogger and his first blog just happens to be a Real World Review of his Fiat Panda. Grizzly stuff!
2nd June 2011
german book

PetrolBlog looks at: The German Car Industry

On the face of it, a book by James Ruppert on the subject of German cars from the 1980s is always going to be of interest […]
31st May 2011
Audi 80 1.8S

Real World Reviews: Audi 80 1.8S

The latest Real World Review sees Darren reviewing his glorious old Audi 80. A proper family affair.
30th May 2011
SMMT Day: Speed dating with cars

SMMT Day: Speed dating with cars

PetrolBlog gets an invite to the SMMT Day at Millbrook proving ground. Here are the highlights from the day.
19th May 2011
skoda new logo

The real Skoda puzzle?

PetrolBlog has a look at Skoda's latest marketing campaign and finds something altogether rather puzzling.
16th May 2011
Safe sex: Volvo C30 T5 R-Design Polestar review

Safe sex: Volvo C30 T5 R-Design Polestar

PetrolBlog spends a week with the Volvo C30 T5 R-Design with Polestar performance upgrade. It went down rather well.
13th May 2011
Real World Reviews Peugeot 205 GTi

Real World Reviews: Peugeot 205 GTi

FailCar has driven 2,000 miles in two months in his Peugeot 205 GTi. More than enough time to complete a Real World Review.
11th May 2011
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Simon’s Car Spots: feeding the habit

Simon Ford creates a website full of photos of cars he has spotted. It is called Simon's Car Spots. Rather apt really!
28th April 2011
Real World Reviews MG Metro Turbo

Real World Reviews: MG Metro Turbo

In this Real World Review, Chris Claydon takes a look back at his old MG Metro Turbo. Told with some affection, but a little aggravation.
5th April 2011
Driving simplicity: Mitsubishi Lancer Juro

Driving simplicity: Mitsubishi Lancer Juro

PetrolBlog reviews the Mitsubishi Lancer Juro and concludes that whilst it might not be a car to get excited about, that's probably its biggest strength.
28th March 2011
Ralph Hosier's Jaguar XJS V12 on PetrolBlog

Real World Reviews: Jaguar XJ-S V12

In the latest Real World Review, tuning and engineering expert Ralph Hosier provides an engaging, entertaining and enlightening account of his Jaguar XJ-S V12.
25th March 2011
Renault Vel Satis real world review

Real World Review: Renault Vel Satis

Oliver Hammond, the man behind the vel-satis.org website, gives us his Real World Review of the Renault Vel Satis. Rather good it is too.