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Originally Posted by pavulon View Post
I dunno. I once heard that people don't buy a product, they buy a perception of a product. Are we sure this interest isn't a great example of that idea? Beyond the name and how ridiculously far they have depreciated, what makes them great cars?
Well, sure -- I agree to a point. After all, we all know that certain makes have recurring issues that practically make them into stereotypes (Jags and their wiring, etc), and they're still sought-after. A friend of mine has a Triumph TR6 that is just one issue after another... and I still think the car is cool as hell. Ditto with old Alfas, Fiats... I think part of the allure of a Rolls is that they are hand-built, built to a very high standard, they look different, are very luxurious, and are just... different. Same reason I like old Saabs and Volvos... or air-cooled Porsches, for that matter.

I can't say anything about actual quality, of course. I simply don't know. But they are interesting, that's for sure.
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