Wheeler Dealers (TV Series 2003– )

Season 5


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1Mercedes-Benz R107 280SL Part 1Mercedes-Benz R107 280SL Part 1 (28 Oct. 2008)
Mike has set a challenge for Edd and is thinking of a sports car which is, German, Mercedes, two seater, 1970s or 80s. This has got to be the Mercedes SL but they are still really big money. Can Mike manage to deliver this model to the garage?
7.8
2Mercedes-Benz R107 280SL Part 2Mercedes-Benz R107 280SL Part 2 (28 Oct. 2008)
Purchased in Germany. Car originally had no MOT in Germany due to the lack of a catalytic converter. First car purchased over the planned budget. Restoration price includes £400 travel expense and a credit of £135 from selling the aftermarket wheels and steering wheel.
7.8
3Lotus Esprit S3 Part 1Lotus Esprit S3 Part 1 (4 Nov. 2008)
Mike is clocking up the miles in search of a sports car. A bona fide British classic and Edd has challenged Mike to find his most favorite 80s super car, the Lotus Esprit. This car was hailed as a masterpiece when it was released.
7.9
4Lotus Esprit S3 Part 2Lotus Esprit S3 Part 2 (4 Nov. 2008)
Car had failed its MOT due to faulty exhaust and rear suspension prior to purchase. Restored car brought to the Lotus test track. Sold for export to Gibraltar.
7.8
5Fiat 500 Part 1Fiat 500 Part 1 (11 Nov. 2008)
Mike heads for Turin to try and buy a Fiat 500. The problem being that the only way to get it back to the UK is to drive it. Will the little car make it?
7.8
6Fiat 500 Part 2Fiat 500 Part 2 (11 Nov. 2008)
Purchased in Italy. It broke down halfway back to the UK and needed towing back. Restoration price includes £500 travel expense. Sold at asking price.
8.1
7Land Rover Series III Stage One V8 Part 1Land Rover Series III Stage One V8 Part 1 (18 Nov. 2008)
Mike aims for a 1981 Series III Land Rover to buy and do up. Edd is given the task to do an LPG conversion on the old warhorse. Is he up to the task?
7.2
8Land Rover Series III Stage One V8 Part 2Land Rover Series III Stage One V8 Part 2 (18 Nov. 2008)
Previous owner abandoned restoration project after car was repainted in the wrong shade of Inca Yellow. Restored car tested at Land Rover's off-road circuit. Final sale on-screen was £3,000, but the buyer backed out at the last minute, according to Mike's ending narration.
7.2
9Citroën DS Super 5 Part 1Citroën DS Super 5 Part 1 (25 Nov. 2008)
Mike heads for Dijon, France to try and buy a bargain Citroen DS. After a struggle he manages to get his hands on one and heads back to the UK for Edd to turn it into a renewed icon.
7.9
10Citroën DS Super 5 Part 2Citroën DS Super 5 Part 2 (25 Nov. 2008)
Purchased in France. Restoration price includes £400 travel expense. A scratch on the right front wing was left unpainted, with Mike calling it part of the car's "character".
7.9
11Bentley Mulsanne Turbo Part 1Bentley Mulsanne Turbo Part 1 (2 Dec. 2008)
Mike is searching from Penzance to Paris for something with a bit of class. Immediatley, the one name that comes to mind, that oozes elegance, style and luxury is Rolls Royce. Can Mike make the numbers add up to meet the budget?
8.4
12Bentley Mulsanne Turbo Part 2Bentley Mulsanne Turbo Part 2 (2 Dec. 2008)
Original plan was to purchase and restore a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, but the only unit at the car dismantler had faulty bodywork. Dismantler offered the Bentley instead. Sold at asking price.
8.2