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
Episode 8 - Auction
Phil and Ant look back at 12 weeks hard labour working on iconic motors like the Aston Martin DBS, Fiat 500 and VW Beetle, and then they head for the auction house.