An interesting and suitably bonkers email popped in to the Autocar inbox this morning, one that we think most car enthusiasts will appreciate.

The email – enigmatically signed 'RU BRZ' and seemingly written by one of Subaru's svelte new coupés – refers to editor Jim Holder's mention of the UK's first Subaru BRZ - the sister car to the Toyota GT86 - being delivered to its owner, Ed Horner, in a previous issue.

Dear Jim,

I'm a Subaru BRZ and I've recently been delivered in the UK, perhaps the second BRZ to be delivered after Ed Horner's. Ed's BRZ and I were probably on the same boat. We passed the Mediterranean, and arrived in rainy England.

No hanging about – I've been off to Scotland, where I caused a bit of a stir amongst the locals during their lunch break!

In the attached pictures I am visiting John O' Groats, and Ardvreck Castle, on the shores of Loch Assynt, on Scotland's west coast. We stayed at Inchnadamph, where there's a lodge that used to be home to Lord Rootes, of the Rootes Car Company.

It's not rained there for a couple of months, until yesterday...

Now I'm back in Surrey, resting for a while. Hello to those who recognised me on the M6 yesterday evening, in particular to those in the blue Peugeot who kept taking photos!

RU BRZ

Clearly the email is the work of a passionate – and very happy – owner of a BRZ, and it is good to see that a brand new car has been put through its paces on a proper road trip, rather than spending most of its time mired in traffic in south east England.

So over to you – does anyone else have any madcap road trip stories to recount? Or a car that can a) talk or b) write emails, for that matter?