I know how you felt. I took my XR8 for a test drive before I picked it up and just couldn't wait to get the thing in my hands. Well know that I have got it, I do nit regret it one bit. It awesome.
As 61sg said "something about looking over the buldge and hearing the exhaust at full noise."
"Give me any task to do, and I will find something else to do in it's place." Plato - a definition of procrastination