Wheeler Dealers (TV Series 2003– )
|1||Porsche 924 Part 1 (7 Oct. 2003) |
The Porsche 924 was a luxury sports car produced by Porsche AG of Germany from 1976 to 1988.
|2||Porsche 924 Part 2 (7 Oct. 2003) |
Mike gives a mini-primer on how to sell cars to maximize profits prior to selling this car.
|3||Saab 900 Turbo Part 1 (14 Oct. 2003) |
The Saab 900 is a front-engined, front-wheel-drive compact car with a longitudinally mounted, 45-degree slanted, 4-cylinder engine, double wishbone front suspension and beam-axle rear suspension. It was originally introduced in May 1978. The 900 contained a number of unusual design features.
|4||Saab 900 Turbo Part 2 (14 Oct. 2003) |
First episode to use the Internet to buy and sell used cars. Original beige knee roll repainted grey when the replacement unit was damaged beyond repair.
|5||Volkswagen Golf Mk1 GTI Part 1 (21 Oct. 2003) |
The Volkswagen Golf Mk1 is a compact car, the first generation of the VW Golf and the successor to the Volkswagen Beetle. Produced in May 1974, it was intended as a modern front-wheel-drive, hatchback replacement for the ageing Beetle.
|6||Volkswagen Golf Mk1 GTI Part 2 (21 Oct. 2003) |
Ed displays his talent by restoring this tired old VW Golf to the original GTI specifications.
|7||Austin Mini Mk1 Part 1 (28 Oct. 2003) |
Designed as project ADO15 (Amalgamated Drawing Office 15), the first models were marketed with the names Austin Seven (often written as SE7EN) and Morris Mini-Minor in England.
|8||Austin Mini Mk1 Part 2 (28 Oct. 2003) |
Flagged as totally original though it did have a sunroof.
|9||Mercedes-Benz W123 230E Part 1 (4 Nov. 2003) |
W123 is the internal chassis-designation Mercedes-Benz used for their executive line of cars, manufactured between 1976 and 1985.
|10||Mercedes-Benz W123 230E Part 2 (4 Nov. 2003) |
Car was found through an advertisement on a bulletin board at a local supermarket. Replacement right wing was painted free of charge.
|11||Ford Capri Laser 1.6 Part 1 (11 Nov. 2003) |
Ford Capri was a name used by the Ford Motor Company for three different automobile models. The Ford Capri coupé (Europe), Ford/Mercury Capri convertible (Australia) and the Ford Consul Capri coupé which was produced by Ford of Britain between 1961 and 1964.
|12||Ford Capri Laser 1.6 Part 2 (11 Nov. 2003) |
Sale price blamed on lackluster finish of repainted wings, as well as the worn seats that were not addressed during the restoration.