20th January 2021
Eos in fashion

Could the Volkswagen Eos be Your Greek Goddess?

Nobody seems to talk about the Volkswagen Eos, so it might surprise you to discover that prices have dropped below the £1,000 mark.
6th November 2020
Volkswagen Golf Rallye UK

I’m an Idiot: The Cars I Should Have Kept

Having owned 50+ cars in my lifetime, there are bound to be a few I regret selling. Here are 10 of the best that provide the proof that i'm an idiot.
26th June 2020
CarTunes mixtape by Graham Eason

CarTunes: a mixtape by Graham Eason

PetrolBlog is fast becoming a home for words and pictures of a musical variety. Stay locked to this channel for the top CarTunes of Graham Eason. Not ‘alf.
16th June 2020
CarTunes by Peter Counsell

Introducing CarTunes: a mixtape by Peter Counsell

In a nod to Ken Bruce's ‘Tracks of My Years’ feature, PetrolBlog introduces CarTunes. Songs that take you back to a specific journey in a specific car.
6th May 2020
Volkswagen Corrado shooting brake concept

The Volkswagen Corrado ‘Aerodeck’ was nearly a thing

Herbert Schafer had visions of the Corrado looking more like a shooting brake, while some at VW wanted to see pop-up headlights. Wolfsburg's Aerodeck?
5th December 2019
Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet

The T-Roc Cabriolet is a Golf Cabrio for a new generation

Production of the new Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is underway. You might not like it, but the new car shares much in common with the original Golf Cabriolet.
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?