21st December 2018
Volkswagen K70

Whatever happened to the Volkswagen K70?

Designed and developed by NSU, the Volkswagen K70 represented a turning point in the history of VW, but today it is all but forgotten. Which is a shame.
23rd November 2018
Mk1 Volkswagen Scirocco Storm

Regrets: how I blew my chance to own a Scirocco Storm

PETROLBLOG remembers the time it nearly bought a Scirocco Storm for the princely sum of £300, only to be denied by the cost of insurance.
19th May 2017
Peter picked a plodding Polo for parental purposes

Peter picked a plodding Polo for parental purposes

Shunning the lure of PetrolBloggyness and Bangernomics, Peter Counsell puts his faith in a Polo and presents us with a tongue-twisting headline.
19th April 2016
2000 Volkswagen Beetle

This is what a 315,000-mile VW Beetle looks like

PetrolBlog hears about a 315,000-mile VW Beetle that has been laid up for three years. The question is: will this particular Beetle ride again?
12th April 2016
93 VW Corrado VR6

Back for good: Volkswagen Corrado VR6

After an absence of seven years, the Volkswagen Corrado VR6 has returned to the PetrolBlog fold. This time, it's for good.
8th October 2015
Mis-sold TDI?

‘Mis-sold TDI’ joke recall could affect millions

The Office of Originality is to launch a recall of all 'mis-sold TDI' jokes, which could affect millions of people in the UK.
2nd July 2015
Volkswagen Polo Transfer in France

Vantastique! Volkswagen Polo Transfer

PetrolBlog brings you the latest Transfer news from France. Introducing the Volkswagen Polo Transfer - built in Germany, converted in France. Vantastique!
27th March 2014
H-reg Volkswagen Passat GT 16v estate

The Passat GT 16v that’s practically a MK2 Golf GTi

PetrolBlog falls in love with a Volkswagen Passat GT 16v, only to find that some lucky beggar has already secured it. Oh well, back to the search for a W8.
25th November 2013
New 2014 Peugeot 308 Feline review

Golf Crazy: New Peugeot 308

Peugeot reckons the new 2014 Peugeot 308 is a genuine rival to the Volkswagen Golf. Whisper this, but PetrolBlog says it may have the strength to deliver.
3rd June 2013
Darth Vader in VW Passat W8 wagon video

Official: Darth Vader drives a VW Passat W8

Official: Darth Vader drives a VW Passat W8. PetrolBlog discovers a video on YouTube which proves that Darth Vader is Polish and drives a W8 wagon. Nice.