This past weekend, I was able to accomplish some (but by no means all) of my long-delayed automotive maintenance needs. I ran the 'Rover up to full operating temperature and exercised the clutch, all while enjoying that peculiarly British scent of warm 90-weight gear oil and overheated electrical insulation. I have made a credible start to my rewiring project in order to make it road-legal for the upcoming winter months, and we should also be ready for new Deep Bronze Green paint by the end of Spring.
I currently have a self-imposed stable limit of four motor cars. However, I am seriously considering switching in a mid-1980's (series 3) Jaguar XJ6 sedan to one of the two "rotating motor car" positions (neither of which is the 'Rover).
A typical Jaguar XJ6 Series 3 in "Edward Woodward Black"
The intent is to eventually move up to a late 1960's- early 1970's Bentley T1 Saloon, or possibly a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow (SWB) of the same vintage. This should be a fun process, and should take several more years to get there (with many interesting vehicles to drive during the trading up process).
Bentley T1 vs. RR Silver Shadow - the only exterior difference are the bonnet and grille