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Why has Wilson suddenly become adamant about buying Tom's car?
Realizing that his wife is likely having an affair he wants to resell it, put together some money, and move away as soon as possible.
Wilson knows that Myrtle loves Tom and his flashy car and believes he will regain her affection if he owns it.
The garage is not doing well, and Wilson wants to try another line of business, hoping to earn enough money to move to West Egg.
Having no car of his own Wilson cannot drive into New York and find out for sure if his wife is having an affair.
He is tired of Tom teasing him about the car and wants to finalize the deal and end the relationship.