Purchase Price: €14,000 (£12,000)
Final Cost: £13,500
Selling Price: £13,500
Work Completed: New water pump installed to solve overheating problems, worn rear wheel bearings changed, new air filter installed, Holley 4-barrel carburetor and customized intake manifold upgrade installed to increase the engine’s power, non-working high beams repaired, wheel center caps repainted.
Notes: Purchased in France. Car overheated shortly after purchase and had to be towed back to the UK. Restored car brought to Brands Hatch for a Renault Alpine gathering. Sold to the only bidder of unknown identity as not willing to appear on TV. (First car to break even on sale.)