28th July 2021
The Talbot Samba Cabriolet is a rare ragtop, which is why this auction car has caught the eye. Fancy some Anglo-Franco-Italian glamour?
28th April 2021
Not content with breaking the internet with his weekly Shednesday feature, Ben Carter introduces Spendsday. It's Shednedsay, but more costly.
23rd March 2020
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
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
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
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
Duncan McVitie puts together a short video for PetrolBlog, demonstrating the brilliance of the (Talbot) Simca-Matra Rancho. Excellent.
16th March 2010
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
PetrolBlog asks: whatever happened to the Chrysler Alpine? The 1976 European Car of the Year has disappeared without a trace.