...and those who were seen dancing were thought insane by those who could not hear the music - Friedrich Neitzsche
But does it have "soul"?
It does. In its own charming little way, wont you say? :-)
The first confession I have heard about this car. I have looked at it with some ambivalence, pitching beauty against durability. Your points are well considered too but unpredictability could be ambiguous: positively and negatively too.
cross a picanto with a cube and you get soul=)soul happens to be my mums dream car.