Purchase Price: $5,300
Final Cost: $7,890
Selling Price: $9,000
Mike finds one of only 1,000 MC40s ever made, the 40th-anniversary homage to the Monte Carlo rally-winning British icon. Can Ant revive its original look?
Work Completed: Full 100,000-mile service, including new oxygen sensors, water pump, thermostat, coolant cap, ignition coil, HT leads, fuel filter, hoses, and serpentine belt. Supercharger reconditioned and cleaned. New left foglamp. New MC40 replica magnetic decals. New suspension dampers and springs. New tyres. Headliner reupholstered. Aftermarket projector headlamps and air intake system replaced with stock units. New rear badge.
Notes: Purchased in Northern California. Previously fitted with lowering springs and aftermarket suspensions. MC40 decals replicated by Sticky Fingers Design. Restored car was taken to the Los Angeles River to pay homage to The Italian Job, then to a Mini-meet in San Clemente, California.