New Car 2018 - 2017 New Car Sales Figures. UK new car market declines in 2017 but demand still third - Overall annual demand falls -5.7% in 2017 – but new car market still third biggest in a decade at over 2.5 million vehicles. December represents the ninth consecutive month of decline, as registrations for final month of year drop -14.4%. Appetite for electrified cars reaches record high, with . Used car market posts robust 2017 figures as EV sales - Over 8.1 million second-hand cars changed hands last year, with used electric car sales surging by 77 per cent. European sales 2017 Exotic and Sports Car segments - Sales of exotic cars in Europe increase 13% in 2017 to 6.776 units. For the first time the Ferrari 488 takes the annual segment crown, its predecessor 458 Italia never took the title so the last time a Ferrari was the best selling exotic car in Europe was in 2009, the last year of the […].