Whether you marry for love, money, or security is frankly none of my business. Who’s to say what works? Same philosophy for cars. If that new ride is a savvy investment, a doomed project for the love of wrenching, or a purely practical purchase—you do you. For my part though, how I look in a car has never entered the picture. At least, not until I spent four days in a 1974 Jaguar XJ6. It was a lesson in vanity, and I think I’m forever changed.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/02/12/behind-the-wheel-of-a-74-jaguar-xj6