Hard not to write an essay on that one.
I considered 997's but budget restricted me to a gen 1 with it's engine problems. I also felt the image perceived to some people was one I didn't want to be associated with.
Looked at Aston Vantage but deterred with big running costs.
I'd always wanted an Elise/Exige but having a family meant it was impractical as my only car. I did consider getting one anyway along with a cheap runabout but as my garage already has a 'project' in it I thought it best not to risk the marital bliss.
Then around 18 months ago I saw an Evora a