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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?
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.