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 chamade

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.
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.