At the end of the gully was a new Teal bug, shinier than the ancient lost chariot, but equally gay and uncomfortable.
The second cube came back unchanged, except that it was newer, shinier.
This softens the surface fibers, and they can then be rolled flatter and hence take a shinier surface.
We agreed that our car had never looked handsomer and shinier since our first day of ownership.
Many were bigger than mine, with newer and shinier things, but they did not seem to differ in kind.