The most searched-for type of car on Driving’s website is the SUV. The second most searched-for type is the electric car. And here to satisfy those twin interests is a semi-electrified SUV from Britain’s favourite car-maker.
Ford has always been good at sensing a trend and meeting it head-on. When company cars became a way of rewarding staff, Ford furnished them with a simple hierarchy of trimmings, so the junior sales manager in his Cortina L knew he wasn’t as good as the area sales manager in his GL, who in turn aspired to be the regional sales executive in a GLS.
When sporty but practical cars became a thing, the Escort XR3 seized a big slice of the hot hatch pie, and when safety