Who was it that started the wide bonnet grille thing? I think originally it was a ‘nose’ that belonged to Aston Martin.
So you can imagine my absolute horror when Ford decided to copy it – across their entire range. Nightmare scenario.
Since then everybody has been at it. Head on, I’ve confused a Mondeo for a Vantage on more than one occasion.
The XF has the best shark-eyed headlights I’ve ever seen. Yet Jaguar too has succumbed to the gaping gob.
I’m amazed some enterprising accessory maker hasn’t come up with a set of teeth-like decals to really give a bonnet some bite…