It's ridiculous! I think Ford have done what Fiat did with the 500 ie you have a successful model in your product range, in this case the Mustang, so with the halo effect you use this name on everything else. Fiat had a cute little (OK, not so little as the original) car that sold well, so on the back of that they use the 500 brand on four door cars, SUVs etc, too. Mini have done the same.
While I'm on a rant, another thing I hate these days is the fashion for SUVs. Even Jaguar and Porsche do them. Brands that were renowned for their sporty vehicles all now build these Tonka toys. What is the point of an SUV? When you see them in the flesh, they're huge, so hardly eco friendly in the use of materials.
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