Scottish motoring news, rally reports and information

News: Binnie wins Scottish

Victory on the Dumfries & Galloway RSAC Scottish Rally has pitched Michael Binnie and Claire Mole back into contention for the 2022 KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship title race. The win gives them two max point scores compared to David Bogie who retired from the rally on the second stage. Hugh Brunton scored his best gravel result to date ahead of a superb fightback from David Henderson … [Report]

News: Pearson wins McRae

Garry Pearson and Ross Kirk won the McRae Rally Challenge at Knockhill. On paper it looked easy, but for the duration of ten stages, Garry couldn’t relax as there was a Hyundai filling the Fiesta’s mirrors pretty regularly. However, runners-up Andy Scott and Laura Connell didn’t have an easy time of it either with the Fiesta of Joe Cunningham and Josh Beer only three seconds behind at the finish … [Report]

Driven: Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage is a smart looking SUV, and just when you thought its looks couldn’t be improved upon, Kia have done it again. The new Sportage is really quite striking and different enough to stand out from the plethora of SUVs which populate the country’s road network and car parks. This is catwalk quality at High Street prices. This should make all the other SUV manufacturers sit up and take notice … [Review]

Driven: Dacia Jogger

If you want a sporting machine, then this is not for you, but if you need a comfortable, practical and frugal family runabout that will also handle the annual holiday motorway cruise, then read on. It also drives and handles extremely well, so what more could one ask? It’s as near as damn it to ‘value for money’ motoring these days with prices starting at just over £15,000 for the entry level seven seater … [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]

New Car Supply Restricted

If you thought the new and used car and LCV markets would improve after Covid and lockdowns, well you were right, up to a point. It seems they will indeed improve – for the motor trade’s benefit more than the consumer’s. Some manufacturers are seriously considering reducing the numbers of new cars manufactured to maintain high prices and high profit margins, and if there are fewer vehicles about this will impact on the used vehicle market, limiting choice and keeping prices high … [Report]

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