Vehicle: 2000 BMW M5
Purchase Price: £4,000
Final Cost After Restoration: £5,770
Final Selling Price: £6,500
Profit/Loss: + £730
Original air date: 3 April 2012
Work Completed: New front suspension strut mounts fitted (supplied by the seller), worn alternator bearings replaced instead of buying whole new part, “Angel eyes” headlights and taillights from 2001 model year fitted, replaced the front foglights, auto-dimming rearview mirror and nearside door mirror replaced, bonnet repaired and resprayed, missing sound damping under the bonnet refitted, new air filters fitted and alloy wheels refurbished and painted in gunmetal metallic paint.