Mercedes-Benz has abandoned the unloved mini people carrier A-Class in favour of a car that’s stylish and modern.
The CT200h takes Lexus the luxury arm of Toyota into new territory.
Jaguar have done the sensible thing and put a small(ish) diesel engine into their slick and stylish XF.
What a way Kia have come.
A wee whiley back I drove the estate version of the Mercedes C-Class, in 250 CDI format (review here). This time round it's the smaller-engined C220 CDI in saloon guise.
BMW's new 1-Series goes on sale on September 17 priced from £19,375.
Some of the most stylish and characterful cars on sale right now are modern re-imaginings of old classics.
Porsche's 911 is now in its sixth generation and remains one of the most instantly recognisable cars in the world.