28th April 2017
Why the Daihatsu Charade XTE is the best car in the world

Why the Daihatsu Charade XTE is the best car in the world

PETROLBLOG dons its rose-tinted spectacles to pose the unlikely question: is the Daihatsu Charade XTE the best car in the world? Well, is it?
7th August 2014
Whatever happened to the Daihatsu Applause?

Whatever happened to the Daihatsu Applause?

With only 16 cars left on the road, the Daihatsu Applause is close to extinction in the UK. Time to save the car that put two fingers up at the Shatchback?
3rd August 2011
Daihatsu Charade XTE

A game of Charades

PetrolBlog reminisces about the Daihatsu Charade XTE and starts a campaign to buy one before they all disappear.
23rd March 2011
Real World Reviews Daihatsu Charade GTti

Real World Reviews: Daihatsu Charade GTti

In the third PetrolBlog Real World Reviews, Simon Ford (@sf4d74) remembers his old Daihatsu Charade GTti.
4th May 2010
Daihatsu Charade Avanzato

Cuore Avanzato: modern life in fun size

It is fair to say that when I picked up my Avanzato a month ago, I was pretty much like a child on Christmas morning. You […]
28th March 2010
The biggest name in small cars: Daihatsu Cuore Avanzato

Avanzato: The biggest name in small cars

The Avanzato. Or to give it the full name treatment, the Daihatsu Cuore Avanzato TR-XX R4. A huge name for a car of miniscule proportions. I […]