The last few cars i have had, present one included, I have become almost obsessive about looking after them. I have decided its not healthy and takes too much time. I am at work 6 days a week, well 5 and a half really so spare time isnt that much. Now how am i going to break the habit and find something I dont give a **** about? If I go for something older or tattier then I will just see it as more of a challenge I dont want an old banger that i cant rely on or spend my time chasing rusty panels. I dont want to think about where i park or how close people park to me or kids playing round the car, or having to keep it clean etc etc Surely you like minded guys and gals have found a solution to this......or maybe there isnt a solution, just have a scratched up, reliable motor and just jump in and drive, sounds like freedom to me !!!!