Seat swam against the SUV tide for a long time. Eventually, however, the Spanish company joined the craze, launching the well-received Ateca.
I’m wafting along the M90 towards Perth, looking down on other drivers with a fine summer’s breeze drifting in the windows.
Hyundai is manufacturer known for making good value hatchbacks and SUVs.
Launched towards the end of last year, Peugeot’s new 5008 is a seven-seat SUV designed and priced to take on the Skoda Kodiaq and Citroen C4 Grand Picasso.
The roof is down, wind is ruffling through my hair and the sun is twinkling on the waters off Scotland’s west coast.
I didn’t hold out much hope for the Citroen C3 Aircross. It looks like a scaled up children’s toy.
The Karoq is the replacement for Skoda’s dear, departed Yeti.
In 12 years as a motoring journalist I’ve rarely been as excited to drive a new car.
It seems hard to remember when Kia made cheap and drab cars, but the first Picanto was one such model.
When it was launched three years ago the second generation Volvo XC90 was a revelation.