Rather than opting for a retro approach, Vauxhall has gone for a very modern design. It also offers a great price and a myriad of trim, colour and interior options – there are 30,000 combinations in total.
The Adam will be offered with three petrol engines, with a small turbocharged unit arriving at a later date. But is it good enough to compete with established rivals when it comes to quality, appeal and driver enjoyment?
Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler travelled to Portugal to put it to the test - watch the video and read our review to find out the verdict.