Every cloud has a silver lining. A week after Smart announced the Roadster is to be axed, used car experts and enthusiasts are predicting the model will be a future classic - and that owners could see them actually increase in value.
Featuring clever seating and a large Sky Roof, the latest Honda is on the same wavelength as modern car buyers. The stylish, Jazz-based Airwave MPV (image) is aimed at young motorists, and with a four-wheel-drive option it can even cut it off-road.
Two new 4x4s from Ford and Volkswagen are set to go head-to-head - but these are vans. Following VW's news of a 2.5 TDI T5 Transporter 4MOTION, blue oval bosses have told Auto Express about plans for a four-wheel-drive Transit.
With a sharp new look, a finely tuned rear-wheel-drive chassis and luxurious cabin, all the fresh Lexus IS range needs now is a high-performance flagship -and this week's mag has the pictures to prove it.
Although it looks like a Toyota, this SUV is not the next RAV4. Called the Tiggo, it's actually the work of Chinese firm Chery. However, with a side-hinged tailgate and rear-mounted spare wheel, the RAV4 was clearly an inspiration.