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The top Selling LHD Sports Cars in the UK

LHD Range Rover Sport 5.0 V8The Sports car market in the UK consists of a vast array of options from the high end supercars produced by the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini through to the cult cars like the Mazda MX-5 and Nissan GTR. When it comes to left hand drive cars UK buyers spark a slightly different trend. The focus tends to be on sporty yet functional, practical but fun! One of the top selling sports vehicles has to be the Range Rover Sport 5.0 V8. This mammoth engine which is used in both the bigger Range Rover and also some of the Jaguar range is a 555 bhp beast that will leave most competitors standing. Range Rover’s unique styling, premium look and feel and ever improving engineering and gadgetry level means not only does this offer sports performance but also practical class leading off road, 4 wheel drive ability. Most of all if you need to run the vehicle carrying the family, pets and your worldly goods its more than capable albeit the fuel economy not quite at the level of the turbo charged diesel SDV6. That said if you want improved fuel economy you can buy the 4.4 SDV8 which offers a torquey ride to boot.

The sports coupe and convertible is also top of the list of left hand drive cars desired by UK buyers. The Jaguar F Type in both 3.0 V6 and 5.0 V8 engines are popular. Styling that is Aston Martin-esque yet with a sensible price tag. Equally the Nissan 370z is a popular choice. Something a little bit different from the European sports car makers. Nissan offers credible engineering and reliability and again price tags that make it affordable. The softop market is always an interesting one. Many British buyers choose to go for convertibles with the vision of driving through the Costa Del Sol or the Algarve with the roof down. The reality however ends up being it is far to hot to have the roof down and these sports convertibles end being sold a couple of years later invariably for something that protects and hides the owner from the Mediterranean sun.

Left hand drive Ford Mustang 5th GenerationScanning through the classified you will see a number of examples of American left hand drive cars for sale in the UK. From Dodge Rams to Ford F150’s but when it comes to sports vehicles the ones that really stand out are the all American muscle cars. A left hand drive Ford Mustang 5th Generation for example will cost you anything from £10000 which is a real bargain. Equally now you can buy the Chevrolet Camaro in the UK from a select number of dealers reaching new levels of popularity after appearing in films like Transformers. The taste for these LHD cars owes a lot to Hollywood be it movies like the Fast and the Furious or Gone in 60 Seconds we expect to see more and more cars on the road especially with Ford imminent arrival of a 2015 Ford Mustang and in particular the Shelby Mustang which looks incredibly exciting particularly made famous as Nicholas Cage’s “Elenor”.

 

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