Last night I drove back from the airport after dropping off my parents. On the way (driving the Volvo fortunately) we passed a gritter truck salting the motorway. So the Ghibli is now officially off the road for the winter.
Will have to see how long the cold weather stays with us... the temperature has been down to just above zero the last few days, so looks like the winter may be finally arriving. Hopefully, it will only last a month or so and I can be back on the road with the Ghibli soon!