I had a Nikon EM too in the mid-late 70's, then got an FM.
Depending what lenses you already own, if you got a Nikon Dslr with focus motor, you might save some money by being able to utilise the lenses you already own?
I had a D7000 until recently, really great camera!
btw,He who dies with the most toys, WINS!Nikon D800E & D700 bodies + Nikon 200-400mm F4 VR1, 50mm F1.4G, 16-35mm f/4G VR, 105 F2.8 VR macro, 70-300mm lenses. A couple of filters, Giotto tripod & ballhead. Lowepro Slingshot 302 AW