Test drive: A few bumps along the way for the high-performing Puma ST

Ford’s crossover Puma is fun to drive, but its firm suspension and narrow sports seats don’t make for the most comfortable experience

The Ford Puma ST: who exactly is its target audience?

The remit of the ST brand is quite simple: it’s Ford’s everyday high-performance marque and it now includes the Puma.

The idea here is to take everything that is good about the Ford Fiesta ST – one of the all-time great hot hatches, regardless of budget – and apply it to this relatively fresh-faced crossover.

A suitably sporty ST visual makeover works well adding more attitude while larger alloy wheels fill the arches more convincingly. ...