Mike sources a JDM Toyota 5-speed for Ant to install. Mike finds a prime example of a Rabbit which he believes can be transformed. Mike tracks down what he believes is the finest-handling front wheel drive car ever made, the Lotus Elan M100. After a struggle he manages to get his hands on one and heads back to the UK for Edd to have a look at it. Once complete it's over to Mike.
The Syrena looks and feels like a 50s car although it was built decades later.
Buy a cheap little run about and create a one-off, eye catching, customised Wheeler Dealers special.
Mike shares his buying and selling car experience in America. To celebrate their 100th car Mike and Edd restore a Darracq Type L. Will they be ready in time to face their toughest ever test drive – the London to Brighton Run?
But these cars are rare, and Mike has to travel all the way to Chicago – almost 2,000 miles – to find one. To stay in budget Mike has to take a real punt on a car that hasn’t been started for 17 years. He loves the look of this car, but Ant has his work cut. Surely someone will be interested in purchasing the car. Mike finds a highly desirable 1985 MK1 model with less-than-desirable aftermarket add ons, suspension problems, and iffy rotary engine.
The Mazda RX7 is an 80s classic loved on both sides of the Atlantic.
Mike finds an example that's even slower than expected so together with Ant they set about getting the best out of that diesel engine.
Auto veteran Mike Brewer joins forces with his mechanic mate with only £1,000 and one week to save the car.
The Lotus Elise is a drivers' dream. Later, the guys prepare the car for a 9,000-mile endurance race known as Peking to Paris.
Mike manages to pick one up but then the work begins as Edd strips the car back to nothing but an engine on a bench before restoring a rebuilding it piece by piece. Mike hunts down an early SUV poised to explode in the vintage 4×4 market, a 1970 International Harvester Scout 800A. The 1982 Porsche 911 SC. Edd isn’t convinced the XR2 deserves all the praise, but comes up with cheap and innovative solutions to add value. Can Edd restore this iconic car and maximise their profit? This Alfa has perfect bodywork, but it has a leaking engine, faulty steering, dodgy brakes, and a host of other issues. If Ant can. Our car has had a bad custom job, so Mike and Edd set about addressing the damage to give this stunning cruiser back some class. Wheeler dealer Mike Brewer has gone and bought his most extravagant car yet, a 1974 Ferrari Dino. This car could fetch a bundle if it wasn't half rusted out. From one of the fastest trucks on earth, to one of the ugliest cars ever made, Mike and Ant have tackled a wide range of motors. Mike finds what he thinks is the finest-handling front wheel drive car: the Lotus Elan M100. The classic car he ends up with hasn’t been on the road for years, so Mike has to pick it up on the trailer to get in back to star mechanic, Edd China, in the workshop. Plus Mike has to search for a new interior. By calling around some dealers, he finds a tired trade-in at a large main dealer. Reality; PG; Aired 14th August 2020; Expires 20th Nov 2020 10:30am.
But Why has Mike chosen such an ugly duckling? The car has interior water leaks and external oil leaks, it drives in a sloppy way, the engine is blowing, and it feels unloved.
Mike goes in search of what many fans consider to be the last truly great Porsche. Edd sets to work on a rescue mission to restore the car’s racing pedigree. The car he finds is a great as a base, and Mike wants to gently customise the Mk 1, to give it a compassionate retro refit, improving the handing and breaking but to also spruce up the face of a much love 70’s classic. For the Dallas Car Sharks, the real drama begins after the auction as they uncover a car's true condition. An amazing car, but one with a recurring problem that can lead to catastrophic engine failure.
Is there anything cooler than a Caddy? It may have been called the poor man’s Porsche, but this was unfair - it was 80% Porsche 911, for half the price. Mike finds a 1970 VW Flashback that needs some love and attention from Ant to be roadworthy again.
In this episode of Wheeler Dealers the challenge is to save a VW Golf Mk 1 GTI from the scrap yard.
Has Mike made the right decision to turn this used car into a track car, and more importantly, will it sell? To bring the coupe back to its former glory, he and Ant will need to correct bad CV joints, a broken heater, cracked dash and a debris-clogged fuel system. Ed works his magic and the car looks great. A countdown of the Top 5 performance cars from the series.
It's in great condition, but Mike feels they could maximize their profit if they can make this truck more drivable and ramp up the performance. Mike Brewer purchases a Toyota MR2 in need of Edd China's expertise, and the mechanic soon gets to work overhauling the car's bodywork. Some of Edd’s smart solutions could help to keep the budget under control but will it be enough to tame this technology packed, turbocharged V8? The Volkswagen Thing was the result of the German Army’s late 60’s requirement for a lightweight military vehicle.
The bad news is that the wrecked interior, huge dents and mottled green/grey paint make this car look like it belongs in a horror film. Something for movie and car fans alike!
Mike however, can see a mechanically sound motor and potential profit lurking beneath seventeen years of muck and grime. He finds a 1986 Audi Quattro, but will it be cheap enough for him to make a tidy profit?
Will they resolve that nagging suspension problem?
Later, Edd works on installing a pro touring stage three kit. In this episode of Wheeler Dealers the challenge is to save a Mercedes-Benz E230 from the scrap yard. The disastrous paintwork on the 1984 Bentley Mulsanne Turbo is proving a problem for Edd. Mike finds one with.
They put the used car through its paces and discuss who would want to buy it, and then Mike gets to work advertising the classic car and invites potential buyers to have a look, in the hopes that the final episode might bring them a nice hefty profit. Even going for the more affordable Ferrari 308 GT4 Dino the budget needs to be almost doubled. What's My Car Worth? With its fiendishly complicated mechanical fuel injection system and an engine that hasn’t run for nearly two decades, will Edd be able to bring this long dormant baby BMW back to life?
Mike has always been a fan of the big, bold and beautiful Range Rover P38, but he knows it’s hard to make a profit on these pricey-to-fix cars.
Can the guys restore this classic to its original beauty? Expert car trader Mike Brewer and star mechanic Edd China have a job on their hands, getting a TVR and restoring it all for £5000.
A fresh paint job and interior will help to secure the car’s future for another fifty years but can Mike get top dollar for a car with no frills? This is why the C2 Stingray is one of the world's sports icons. Mike and Edd head to the wilds of Exmoor to give the car a final test drive before they try to find a buyer. Joe Martin brings new life to old iron at his shop, Martin Bros Customs. It's in rough condition and totally unloved. What he finds is the cheapest, tattiest 993 in the country.
Featuring the Mercedes 300 TD, the last Mercedes made in an era of no compromise at the brand. Deep in the Alaskan wilderness lives a family who were born wild. In this week's episode, Mike tries to get his hands on a classic Lancia Delta Integrale 8v.
Mike has put himself in a pickle with his latest deal, but he may still pull the trigger! Is it worth fixing?
Mike tracks down a rare rally bred Italian import, a 1972 Lancia Fulvia.
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Mike has always wanted to get an old Caterham into the workshop, and his wish is granted in this all-new Wheeler Dealers episode. Generations of drivers wanted this car, and for many it was their first taste of a quick motor.
Edd exercises his magic to turn our conservative SEC into a menacing autobahn cruiser.
An Italian thoroughbred for under £10k. Trouble is they rusted and today cars in good condition with manual gearboxes are going for a fortune.
Mike is excited to pick up one of his favourite types of convertible: the 2000 Porsche 996. Mechanic Edd China finishes work on the suspension and wheel bearings of the BMW. They need a car with a sound body and engine, so they can spend the money on the fun stuff that will make their car unique. But first, Edd must rebuild the engine. Sparks will fly! In Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars antiques expert Drew Pritchard and automotive guru Paul Cowland find, buy, fix-up and sell classic cars and retro motorbikes.
The Land Cruiser can go where very few vehicles can. Claudia and Robin Bunce own a large jade mining chain and tourist shop in remote Jade City, Canada. This car is one of America's first sportscars and it's amazingly good to drive. Season 15's first best of episode!
With the car being 30 years old and handmade star mechanic Edd has his doubts but begins by knuckling down on the exterior. © 2020 TV.COM, A RED VENTURES COMPANY.
With only a few issues, this car will be an absolute steal for him. Mike takes another swing at a Porsche 924, the first car he ever turned around on the series. Now for the hard part as Mike tries to sell the car for profit. Spending almost double the usual budget he has a lot riding on this project. It’s the Amphicar, an amphibious vehicle that Edd has been dreaming of for years. And will they turn a profit on this modern classic? And what will Mike say when he sees it? The second instalment of this majestic motor challenge sees the boys race against time on the Spitfire revival. The pinnacle of BMW is the naturally aspirated inline 6 cylinder modern classic that is the E46 M3, the "Ultimate" Ultimate Driving Machine.
Mike has found one in fairly good shape, but the original 4-speed transmission holds the Land Cruiser below highway speeds.
A countdown of the Top 5 '80s icons from the series. This series follows workers in a world of demolition, salvage and waste management. Which were the best and worst buys, the most inventive fixes, the biggest transformations and the largest profits. A murdered out Cadillac CTS-V equipped with a crane and a camera.
Mike Brewer is on the look out for the truly iconic VW Beetle, also lovingly known as the BUG. Mike takes a risk by buying a late Alfa Romeo Alfasud 1.5 TI at auction. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Season 14's first best of episode! In this episode of Wheeler Dealers the challenge is to save a Saab 900 Turbo from the scrap yard.