Wheeler Dealers Series 9

Wheeler Dealers: S9 E1 – Fiat Dino Coupe 2400

Budget: £15,000
Purchase Price: €15,000 (£12,500)
Final Cost: £14,480
Selling Price: £15,500
Profit/Loss: +£1,020

Work Completed: Distributor rebuilt: distributor cap contacts cleaned, new rotor arm bearing and centrifugal bob weights installed, track control arm bushings replaced, dents and scratches in the bodywork repaired and painted, Cromodora alloy wheels and chrome center hubcaps refurbished, original orange interior carpets replaced with specially made black carpets, center dash board and center console retrimmed with black vinyl.

Notes: Purchased in Northern Italy. Allegedly seized by the Italian Police in 1970 and stored in a police warehouse till 2004. Restoration price includes £530 travel expense and a £200 credit from selling the orange carpets. Restored car brought to Millbrook Proving Ground for its test drive.

Rating: 8.6/10. From 8 votes.
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