Best new cars for 2015
Would you pay £30,000 for a Mondeo? Ford thinks so, as the large family car will be the first model to be offered in a new flagship Vignale range. Setting it apart are quilted leather, Alcantara rooflining and different alloys. Other models will follow, such as the Focus – but Ford is describing Vignale as an ownership experience, with cars sold from bespoke areas of dealers, and buyers getting benefits like free valeting for the model’s lifetime.
Ford’s line-up of SUVs will expand next year, with the Edge sitting above the EcoSport and Kuga. It’s based on the new Mondeo platform and aims to appeal to buyers who want a large, well specced 4×4. The car has already been shown in concept form, and it’s likely Ford will give us a look at the production version before the end of this year. We expect a choice of 2.0-litre diesels, plus the plug-in hybrid that will be used