For the Love of Cars
About the Show
Car fanatic Philip Glenister and internationally renowned car designer Ant Anstead are on a mission - to scour the barns and lock ups of Britain for wrecked treasures to bring to life
Series 2 Summary
Philip and Ant answer desperate calls for help from people battling to finish their classic car restoration. The featured cars this series include a Mk1 Golf GTi, a 1958 VW Beetle and a Mk1 Fiat 500.
Episode 1 - Aston Martin DBS
In a driveway in Hertfordshire, Philip and Ant discover a rotting Aston Martin DBS - the model from On Her Majesty's Secret Service. How much value can they add before the car is sold at auction?
Episode 2 - Rover SD1 Police Car
It's full-on cop drama as Philip Glenister fulfils a high-octane dream to drive some of Britain's most iconic police cars. And a Rover SD1 is restored.
Episode 3 - Hot Hatches
Philip and Ant celebrate 80s boy racer hatchbacks and city run-arounds - like the Golf GTi and Peugeot 205 - as they race to turn one into a rally car
Episode 4 - Micro Cars
Philip and Ant explore the world of micro and bubble cars, restoring a Fiat 500 and risking life and limb driving a tiny 1960 Messerschmitt in rush hour traffic
Episode 5 - Swedish Cars
Phil fulfils a dream driving the Volvo P1800 from Roger Moore's iconic 60s TV show The Saint. And he goes for a spin on one of Scotland's most treacherous, winding roads.
Episode 6 - The Ford Transit
Philip looks at the Ford Transit, the revolutionary van as big as a lorry that drove like a car, and other motoring workhorses
Episode 7 - Air-Cooled Engines
Philip Glenister and Ant Anstead go on a road trip from Bristol to Devon in a VW camper van. They also restore a VW Beetle for auction and meet a Citroën 2CV collector