I got my first stone chip exactly 1 day after I picked up my black V50. I was pissed for a minute, but then I remembered something. It's a car, and I bought it to DRIVE it! I bought it so my collector cars don't get chipped and scratched. I bought it as a kind of "sacrificial lamb", if you will. I love the thing to bits, but I know that it will get more marks, and "character" as time rolls on. Such is life, I suppose.
I've only just had to fill a few stone chips in after owning the car for just over a year. It's been a bad month for stone strikes, the windscreens taken most of the hits, but the paint on these cars is tough once cured.