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?
13th July 2016
Lada Granta Sport

The Lada Granta Sport is a 1990s throwback

PetrolBlog has spent too much time reading about the Lada Granta Sport and immediately places it near the top of its virtual shopping list.
12th May 2015
Daewoo LeMans GSI

Shatch of the Day: Daewoo LeMans

Is the Daewoo LeMans saloon one of the worst Shatchbacks ever to grace the planet. Don't let the LeMans name fool you, this wasn't a slice of exotica.
1st April 2015
Good lord it's the new Scion iA

Shatch of the Day: Scion iA

The Scion iA is a fish called Shatchback. Launched at the 2015 New York International Auto Show, it proves the automotive afterthought is alive and kicking
26th July 2012

Shatchbacks VII: Return of the Shedi

It's been a while since some fresh Shatchbacks were unleashed on PetrolBlog, so check out these four horror stories. Don't have nightmares.
1st June 2012

Half a Shatchback: Half the horror?

How do you solve a problem like a Shatchback? Simple, you grab a circular saw and cut the thing in half. No more Shatchback. That’s exactly […]
12th May 2012
Dongfeng Peugeot 207 Sedan

Shatchback Calendar 2013

Do you fancy a Shatchback calendar for 2013? Silly question, of course you do. Well here's your chance to get involved.
8th February 2012
renault 19

In defence of Shatchbacks

Having threatened it for a little while, Mr Antony Ingram has written a case for the defence of the Shatchback. Are you convinced?
21st December 2011
nicole papa

And the Shatchback of the Year 2011 is…

You've been voting with your feet and have stuck the boot in to our list of gloriously awful Shatchbacks. But who has picked up the Golden Boot for Shatchback of the Year 2011?
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.