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23rd March 2020
Chris Goffey reviews the Talbot Solara

Booted: The Talbot Solara and Chris Goffey’s right foot

This Thames TV review of the Talbot Solara has it all: the luxury of Velour, a cameo from a Ford Mustang and a starring role for Chris Goffey's right foot.
18th June 2015
Matra Murena - Europe's forgotten sports car

Talbot-Matra Murena: Europe’s forgotten sports car

David Milloy remembers the Talbot-Matra Murena, the final sports car Matra would ever make and a car that's all but forgotten in the UK. PB flies the flag.
9th October 2013
Talbot_Samba_Cabrio

Whatever happened to the Talbot Samba?

PetrolBlog asks, whatever happened to the Talbot Samba. Come on, when did you last see one? Guess how many are left. You may be surprised at the result.
12th June 2013
Whatever happened to...the Talbot Solara?

Whatever happened to the Talbot Solara?

The Talbot Solara is an early example of a Shatchback, being as it was, a saloon version of the Alpine. PetrolBlog asks, whatever happened to the Talbot Solara?
18th October 2011
Talbot Matra Rancho

The Rancho’s back – courtesy of David Milloy

Duncan McVitie puts together a short video for PetrolBlog, demonstrating the brilliance of the (Talbot) Simca-Matra Rancho. Excellent.
16th March 2010
Matra-Simca Rancho

Whatever happened to the Talbot Matra Rancho?

The Matra Rancho was a pioneering crossover, with the looks of a premium SUV but none of the off-road ability. Where did they all go?
2nd March 2010
Chryler Alpine red

Whatever happened to the Chrysler Alpine?

PetrolBlog asks: whatever happened to the Chrysler Alpine? The 1976 European Car of the Year has disappeared without a trace.