Yes and no. Or perhaps reflects a completely different philosophy, one of people who treat things like things and one of people who think that things beget a part of their user's soul. Or less pretentiously put, some people get used to the known evil and prefer to stay with it.
The first time I set foot in a 205 I knew I wanted one, but the chance only came over 20 years later and the moment I had it, I didn't feel that feeling you have when you chase a dream and then accomplish it and realise it was only a dream and would have been best left a dream. This car is indeed special.