Scottish motoring news, rally reports and information

News: Puma’s New Colours

The M-Sport Ford World Rally Team (WRT) has revealed its new livery ahead of next week’s Monte Carlo Rally. The 2022 WRC season marks the 25th anniversary of the hugely successful partnership between Ford and M-Sport. Three cars will be campaigned throughout the 2022 WRC season by drivers Craig Breen, Adrien Fourmaux and Gus Greensmith. Sébastien Loeb will join the team for this year’s Monte Carlo Rally … [News]

News: Champs Return

The GR Yaris Rally1 of reigning WRC champion Sébastien Ogier will be the first of the new generation of cars to start the 2022 world series. The eight-time world champion will not contest a full season wich means Wales’  Elfyn Evans will lead the team bolstered by Kalle Rovanperä while Takamoto Katsuta will complete the four car line-up in the newly created Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team Next Generation … [News]

Driven: Genesis G80

If you want looks, style and luxury – and at a more ‘affordable price’ –  there’s a new member of the Executive Club – the Genesis G80. It’s not what you might call a sporting saloon but it is quick, capable and comfortable and really quite impressive. The Genesis name might be new in this country but as part of the Hyundai family it is already well established in the far east and well worth a look here …  [Review]

Driven: Ford Puma MHEV

The Ford Puma might not be everyone’s first choice for the basis of a World Rally Car but it makes sense. The SUV/Crossover bodyshape makes it easier to fit in all the mechanical and safety requirements of the next generation of hybrid World Rally Cars than utilising a saloon or hatchback. But don’t go getting the idea that this Ford Puma MHEV is the roadgoing equivalent of M-Sport’s latest monster … [Review]

The Grand Plan

jbtype03 The Jaggy Bunnet website is complemented by a Blog (see Navigation Bar above) which will report ‘Live News’ from events, while the Website will publish detailed post-event reports after each rally. Now on Twitter too!   @johnfife1  …. [Read More]

What is Horse Power?

This article was written for ‘Professional Van & Light Truck’ magazine way back in the year 2007 as an introduction to the traditional Christmas Road Test (see end of article).The term ‘Horse Power’ is an expression we all use in everyday life, but do we really know what it means? In a bid to find out, we went right back to basics to find out – in fact, we went straight to the horse’s mouth! … [Read More]

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