Scottish motoring news, rally reports and information

News: BRC Rd1 Report

It  probably wasn’t the start that everyone hoped, but stage rallying did get underway last weekend with the first round of the British Rally Championship staged at Oulton Park. What it lacked in trees, ditches and closed roads it more than made up with competitive actionfrom first stage to last and young Finlay Retson was top Scots driver … [Report]

News: M-Sport Stages

Following the success of last year’s event, M-Sport are delighted to announce that the M-Sport Stages is set to make a return to Greystoke forest this summer. Organised in conjunction with the West Cumbria and Eden Valley Motor Clubs, initial plans are already underway with the event scheduled to become a two-day fixture on 3-4 July … [News]

Driven: Ford Puma ST

Apparently, the Ford Puma is schizophrenic. It’s an SUV, or maybe it’s a Crossover. It gets worse, or better! It is also a family car, a commuter car, shopper express, holiday holdall, continental cruiser, weekend runabout, adventure outing supporter and it can be a sports car. Hard to believe? The Puma ST has the same drivetrain as the fizzingly good Fiesta ST … [Review]

Driven: Volvo V90 Hybrid

Motoring luxury can be defined in a five letter word – Volvo. Why spend a six figure sum in the pursuit of luxurious comfort when five figures will do the job perfectly well? Of course there are other manufacturers in the five figure bracket but personally speaking, Volvo is the word that first springs to mind when I think of affordable luxury. It’s jst so damn comfy and cuddly! … [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]

The Hydro Van!

It looks like Vauxhall is hedging its bets with a view to future power units for its LCV range. The company has plans to launch a new zero emissions Vivaro-e HYDROGEN light commercial vehicle in the UK in 2023. This might well appeal to those business users who remain mistrustful of fully electric vehicles, but the idea will only work if there is an easily accessible infrastructure to support it  … [Read More]

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