If you’re looking for a reasonably compact premium SUV but want to avoid diesel and go for a hybrid option instead, then you’re out of luck. Or at least you were, until the Lexus UX arrived in UK showrooms earlier this year. Take that, Audi, BMW and Volvo.
As the unstoppable forces and immovable objects of Brexit get ever closer to colliding, I can’t help but think that the German-owned brand is having a little bit of a laugh at our expense with the new Mini Clubman.
Even now, if you think about Subaru there’s a good chance that you’ll bring to mind images of Colin McRae hurtling through a Welsh forest in a blue and gold Impreza, undoubtedly sideways and seemingly ever only an inch from an enormous accident.