Reader Letters: Ateca wine, boiling brake fluid, auto headlights and NSX

Reader Letters: Ateca wine and boiling brake fluid


“Nobody wants an Ateca in their life,” says Jeremy Clarkson in his review of the new Seat. He should try a bottle of Bodegas Ateca’s old vines...
Reader Letters: Speed alerts, America's Route 1, post-Brexit numberplates and Clarkson's bust

Reader Letters: Speed alerts and Clarkson's bust


Driving along the M4 the other day I noticed brake lights ahead. Shortly after, I passed the source: two slow-moving, flat-base lorries in convoy

Reader Letters: Rev reverence and speed confusion


Tony Inchley asks whether regular drivers need rev counters. My children and I were taught by my husband to use the rev counter almost to the...
Reader Letters: Diesel pollution, car theft and Honda praise

Reader Letters: Diesel pollution and Honda praise


Letters to Sunday Times Driving this week include a question over whether buyers should have financial incentives to move away from diesel...
Reader Letters: Roadster heaven, weaving motorbikes, used car mileage, parking tickets and Flummox FM

Reader Letters: Roadster heaven and Flummox FM


The car that beats the Mazda MX-5 and Fiat 124 Spider, the dangers of filtering, how used cars are like dating apps, a parking problem...
Reader Letters: Insurance groups and motorway gantry gaffes

Reader Letters: Insurance groups and gantry gaffes


Your correspondence this week includes insight into how smart motorway matrix signs work and more on car insurance premiums can alter...
Reader Letters: Electric car reviews, paint and age-based insurance hikes, and dieselgate groups

Reader Letters: EVs, insurance hikes & dieselgate


It was great to read a review of the Tesla Model S. Giles Smith mentioned the growing national charging network, but in future, in order to...
Reader Letters: Criminal cyclists, dazzling brakes, smart motorway signs and more

Reader Letters: Criminal cyclists, dazzling brakes


What can be done about cyclists who, when informed by a driver that they’ve gone through a red light, wait until you catch them up and then thump
Model X delays and ham radios

Reader Letters: Pedestrian safety and ham radios


When a deer ran out in front of my Jaguar XE I applied an emergency stop. There was a loud bang, a cracking noise and the bonnet shot up...
Reader Letters: Mobile distractions, lucky colours and ageist insurers

Reader Letters: Mobile hazards and ageist insurers


Roger Grosvenor asked why it was permissible to drive a tourist coach while holding a mike but not to use a mobile in a car...
Reader Letters: Clarkson computer woes,

Reader Letters: Clarkson computer woes


If Jeremy Clarkson “drove” a different laptop every week yet kept the same car for six years, he might find that his intuitive feeling for cars..
Reader Letters: Respray insurer woes, going hands-free, and done and Dustered

Reader Letters: Rip-off insurers, straying hands


A few months ago I bought a second-hand BMW. It ticked all my boxes except for the colour — black — so I had it resprayed a pretty green...