Vehicle: 2000 Maserati 3200 GT
Purchase Price: £7,000
Final Cost After Restoration: £8,632*
Final Selling Price: £12,300
Original air date: 14 April 2014
Work Completed: Accelerator pedal position sensor replaced, throttle body refurbished (carbon track replaced with a magnet-based non contact system) air conditioning serviced; new heat exchanger and dryer fitted, engine oil and oil filter replaced, front track rod ends replaced, instrument binnacle fixed, mismatched tyres replaced and new wheelweights fitted, driver airbag unit and gear knob replaced.
Notes: Purchased from Edinburgh, Scotland. Restored car taken from Morecambe to Scarborough, North Yorkshire (through York), as part of a shoestring cross-country drive. Throttle body refurbished by The Maserati Shed;
* £475 for replacement accelerator pedal position sensor missed from final financial summary. Spelling mistake made in final financial summary: the car was listed as Masarati instead of Maserati.