Five years ago, the launch of the S80 heralded a whole new beginning for Volvo. Out went the familiar boxy styling, replaced by distinctive curves as the Swede set its sights on BMW, Mercedes and Audi.
Who said that squares can't be cool? Nissan's sensational new Cube mini-MPV, with its asymmetrical detailing and hard edges, proves even the most conservative shapes can be made to look seriously exciting.
The most popular Mondeo in Ford's model range is gearing up for even more sales. This is the new TDCi 130, which is now available with a six-speed manual box as standard in place of the original TDCi's five-speed version.