Welcome from Reading.
Like the grey with red, some years ago I very nearly traded in my 1989 4/4 for one like yours.
Ah yes storm covers. I always take mine (John Taylor) in the car, and the only time I did not put it on, whilst away with VinMOG in Paris this year, it rained and flooded the electrics .
You may well see my red four seater around the Godalming/Milford area, as I lived there for many years when young, and I'm oftern in the area.