16th December 2011
Dongfeng Peugeot 207 Sedan

The Golden Boot: Vote for your Shatchback of the Year 2011

It's time to award the Golden Boot to the Shatchback of the Year 2011 and your votes are required. Vote for the most hideous Shatchback ever to appear on PetrolBlog.
21st September 2011
mazda 323 saloon

Shatchbacks VI: Hatchbacks Under Siege

After five months away, PetrolBlog unleashes more booted horrors on to the interweb. That's right - it's time for Shatchbacks VI. Warning - may contain nuts.
6th July 2011
Peugeot 306 Sedan

From Shatchbacks to Supercars courtesy of Michelin

PetrolBlog goes to Portugal to test supercars and Michelin tyres, but instead found Shatchback heaven (or hell).
13th April 2011
Daihatsu Charade Shatchback

Shatchbacks V: The Final Frontier?

Four more Shatchbacks for your viewing pleasure, this time courtesy of Daewoo, Daihatsu, Fiat and Citroen. Contains images that are not necessarily safe for work.
7th March 2011
chery qq6 shatchback

Shatchbacks IV: Salvation

Grab a mug of tea and a Hobnob and enjoy more booted hatchbacks...
21st September 2010
Volkswagen VW Jetta

A Shatchback to prove GreenCarsRock

Regular readers of PetrolBlog will know that I have an irrational hatred of Shatchbacks. For the uninitiated, a Shatchback is the automotive equivalent of an afterthought – […]
10th September 2010
Nicole Renault Clio

Shatchbacks 3: The Rise of the Machines

The third instalment of Shatchbacks, a look at four more booted hatchbacks that bring horror to our roads. The sedans in question here include the Ford Ikon, Ford Orion, Renault Clio Sedan and Seat Cordoba. Also features some light relief courtesy of Nicole from the Clio ads.
28th July 2010
Dongfeng Peugeot 207 Sedan

Shatchbacks 2: Judgment Day

It would appear that I’m not alone in my irrational hatred of Shatchbacks. My previous list of horrors was quite clearly just the proverbial tip of […]
6th July 2010
Ford Focus saloon

Shatchbacks: Give them the boot

Let’s face it, there are certain types of car that divide opinion. One man’s off road warrior is another man’s polar bear destroyer. Indeed, the 4×4 […]