Just as I was climbing into a large 4x4 the other morning, I was aware that a passing cyclist had a serious problem with the vehicle. There I was, a family man in a perfectly legal car, which also had my youngest son aboard.
It's not only Ford that's introducing new engines. Chrysler has shoehorned a mighty 6.1-litre version of its HEMI V8 into the 300C. The new powerplant offers more muscle-per-litre than any Chrysler motor ever put into production.