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Ford Mustang UK’s most popular Performance car

Ford's Mustang is the UK’s most popular Performance Vehicle - topping a list of cars offering 250PS of power or more.

That’s according to Ford who says the Mustang tops the list of 250PS+ Performance cars ahead of competitors from Porsche, BMW, Jaguar and Mercedes. Figures put the Mustang at the front of the pack from January to July 2016.

The Ford Mustang has topped 4,000 UK sales to date, with total 2016 registrations at 2,317, so far. This puts the Mustang ahead of its rivals, the closest being the Jaguar F-Type with 1,446.

Top 10 250PS+ Performance Vehicles (YTD July 2016)

Ford Mustang (2,317)
Jaguar F-Type (1,446)
BMW 6 Series (1,367)
Porsche 911 (1,315)
Porsche Cayman (787)
Audi TT (778)
Porsche Boxster (526)
Mercedes SL (489)
Porsche 718 (482)
BMW i8 (382)

The current split in sales across models shows that 70 per cent of customers specified the 5.0-litre V8 engine, with the remaining 30 per cent favouring the 2.3-litre EcoBoost. Total customer orders for the Ford Mustang in Europe now stand at more than 19,500 since the car was launched in the third quarter of 2015.

Since June this year, all Mustang models have been fitted a SYNC 3 infotainment system as standard, offering a redesigned eight-inch touchscreen and faster performance, including the option for drivers to control their connected smartphones, audio, navigation, and climate functions with more conversational voice commands.

In addition, the new Mustang is available to order with three new colour options – Grabber Blue, Lightning Blue and White Platinum.

The Ford Mustang is available to order now.