8th August 2018
Renault 16 Coupe-Cabriolet

The Renault 16 coupe-cabriolet that never was

The Renault 16 coupe-cabriolet was developed alongside the pioneering hatchback, but the project was canned on the grounds of cost. A missed opportunity?
28th July 2018
Renault 6 in Cornwall

Whatever happened to the Renault 6?

To mark 50 years since its launch in Paris, PETROLBLOG asks: whatever happened to the Renault 6?
20th April 2017
Renault-20-1976

Tangerine Dream: Renault 20 TS

PetrolBlog stumbles across a Dutch TV ad for the Renault 20 TS, complete with evocative Tangerine Dream soundtrack.
28th September 2016
Renault 7

Spanish Shatchback: 3 into 5 makes the Renault 7

PetrolBlog makes a case for the defence of the Spanish Renault 7, arguing that it deserves to be categorised as a good Shatchback. What do you think?
29th July 2016
Renault Olympique Albertville 1992

The Renault Olympic 92 range was a bit of all-white

In 1992, Renault lent 1,500 cars to the Olympic Organisation Committee for the Winter Games in Albertville. The limited edition cars were rather special.
21st July 2016
2000 Megane Cabriolet roof down

Rescued three goats; bought a Renault Megane Cabriolet

PetrolBlog travels to Dorset to buy three goats and ends up returning home in a Renault Megane Cabriolet. Needless to say, the goats travelled separately
11th May 2016
Renault 14 TS

The Renault 14 was ‘quite a nice car’

Nice pear? According to a 1983 review in the Motorists Guide, the Renault 14 was 'quite a nice car', but one that was unlikely impress the neighbours.
4th May 2016
Renault 4 Glitterball

PetrolBlog in Unexpected Places: The Glitterball

Hands up if you remember The Glitterball film of 1977. It was one of the Children’s Film Foundation movies, many of which seemed to be screened […]
30th March 2016

Oh Nicole, the Mk1 Renault Clio has aged so well

Papa! As the Mk1 Renault Clio celebrates its 25th anniversary, PetrolBlog asks, which has aged better, the Mk1 Clio or Nicole?
19th March 2016
Renault Laguna Evado concept

Renault Evado: the best Laguna we never got?

PetrolBlog asks, is the Renault Evado concept, unveiled at the 1995 Geneva Motor Show, the best Laguna we never got? Some 'wood' say so...