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20th April 2012
Rob's long term Vauxhall Insignia

Rob’s long term Insignia: the end

Rob Griggs-Taylor has some final words on his now departed Vauxhall Insignia.
18th April 2012
Golf in sheep's clothing: Skoda Octavia vRS review

Golf in sheep’s clothing? Skoda Octavia vRS 2.0 TSI

PetrolBlog reviews the Skoda Octavia vRS and asks if it deserves to come out of the shadow of its cousin, the VW Golf GTI.
12th April 2012
Dawn Raid: Volvo V60 T6 R-Design Polestar review

Dawn Raid: Volvo V60 T6 R-Design Polestar

Would you get up at 4.30am to drive a Volvo estate? PetrolBlog would, especially when it's the V60 T6 Polestar. Read 'moor' here...
2nd April 2012
Jaguar Land Rover: The overlooked

Jaguar Land Rover: The overlooked

Resident guest blogger, Rob Griggs-Taylor heads to Gaydon to test drive some lesser known Jaguar Land Rover models.
29th March 2012
First Drive: Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCT

First Drive: Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCT

PetrolBlog is invited to Oxfordshire to test Alfa Romeo's new Twin Clutch Transmission (TCT). Here's some waffle and bunk on the subject.
25th March 2012
A-Z of 21st Century Cars

PetrolBlog looks at: The A-Z of 21st Century Cars

PetrolBlog looks at the A-Z of 21st Century Cars by Tony Lewin. It's a rather good book.
5th March 2012
Fusing horror with pain: Bentley EXP 9 F

Fusing horror with pain: Bentley EXP 9 F

Ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, Bentley have released photos of their EXP 9 F concept. You'll be wishing they hadn't.
24th February 2012
Electric Shatchback: Renault Fluence Z.E Dynamique review

Electric Shatchback: Renault Fluence Z.E Dynamique

February 14th and PetrolBlog drives an electric car for the first time. Was it love at first sight for the Renault Fluence Z.E?
18th February 2012
Nissan's Crazy Juke-R

Nissan’s crazy Juke-R

PetrolBlog is invited to Nissan's Technical Centre at Cranfield, Bedfordshire to take a look at the Juke-R. It's a bit of an animal.
31st January 2012
Nissan Micra

Nissan Micra: Have you driven one?

Craig, the inspiration behind the Real World Reviews is back on PetrolBlog with some words on the Nissan Micra. He mounts a good defence for the little car...
30th January 2012
Real World Reviews Fiat Panda 100HP

Real World Review: Fiat Panda 100HP

Antony ingram with some words on his wonderful Fiat Panda 100HP. It's for sale too, so will someone buy it before I do. Please.
30th January 2012
Mantis Waterless Cleaner

PetrolBlog looks at: waterless car cleaning

Once upon a time, I'd clean my cars every weekend. Those days are long gone, so perhaps a waterless car wash could be in order?