Whipping along the back roads towards Cupar in my Mercedes E-Class I rediscover the joy of a saloon car.
This strikingly handsome, powerful, rear wheel drive grand tourer is made by Kia.
A few years ago Audi released a saloon version of its A3 and scored a surprise sleeper hit.
Kia has updated the Optima with a mild facelift and a new diesel engine.
Mazda’s new 6 saloon and estate go on sale at the end of this week.
Mercedes has facelifted its C-Class saloon and estate.