Car S.O.S.

Meet car enthusiast and TV presenter Tim Shaw and master mechanic Fuzz Townshend as they join forces to rescue rusty classic vehicles from their garage prisons





Season 1 - Car S.O.S.
"Jeremy lost his wife and was unable to work after a car accident."
"Having survived World War II, Dick Masters' Jeep was damaged in an arson attack. The guys embark on a rapid renovation project to surprise him."
"\u2018Boris\u2019 the VW Beetle may once have been a beauty but it soon found itself gathering rust in the garage. The guys attempt to restore it."
"The Ford Cosworth was once seen as a classy car, but for Darren it's a reminder of a family tragedy."
"The Hutchings-Clarke family all drive Ford Anglias, except James, whose own model doesn't even have an engine."
"Rover-lover Steve\u2019s health issues have ended his dreams of renovating his 1972 P6."
"Tim and Fuzz head to Portsmouth on a mission to rescue an ex-navy diver\u2019s Triumph Stag and hopefully put a smile back on his face."
"Tim and Fuzz travel the country searching for cars that have seen better days, and owners who need a helping hand restoring them."
"The guys head to Norfolk to revive an ageing Ford Zodiac. But tensions soon arise when Fuzz changes the paint back to the original colour scheme."
"Tim and Fuzz travel the country searching for cars that have seen better days, and owners who need a helping hand restoring them."
Season 2 - Car S.O.S.
"Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore vehicles for their unsuspecting owners, beginning by surprising a terminally ill car fanatic by fixing up his beloved 1938 MG TA"
"Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw head to Berkshire where they hope to surprise the loving owner of a Daimler SP250 'Dart' by secretly restoring his classic sports car."
"Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw travel to Lincoln to restore a Ford Cortina GT belonging to a man suffering from lung disease. When they arrive at his lock-up, they discover the vehicle is little more than a well-preserved body shell, and has numerous parts missing"
"Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw face a race against time to restore a 1980s Porsche 911 suffering from almost terminal rust"
"The daughter of an amateur off-road champion gets surprised when Tim and Fuzz restore her late mothers Series 1 Land Rover."
"In Denmark, Tim and Fuzz restore a 1968 Volvo Amazon to get it roadworthy before it's too late."
Season 4 - Car S.O.S.
"The boys are off to Croydon, South London, to rescue a star car synonymous with the cult 1960s TV series 'The Saint' - the 1964 Volvo P1800."
"Today Tim and Fuzz are off to Leeds to take on one of the most beautiful British sports cars that no one has ever heard of - the AC Aceca."
"A Car S.O.S. call comes in for a BMW 2002 Turbo, but it becomes apparent that this legendary motor might prove a restoration challenge too far."
"Today Tim and Fuzz are off to West Sussex to rescue an iconic 1970s motor - the first truly successful Japanese car export - the Datsun 240z."
"Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a sports car for a former ambulance driver in Plymouth, who was forced to abandon the project for health reasons."
"Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a two-seater sports car that has not been on the road for 17 years, belonging to a farmer suffering from dementia."
"General Motors was a late entrant to the hot hatch market - but when it did turn up to the party, it did so with an amazingly effective offering."
"Tim and Fuzz head to Eastbourne on a quest to secretly restore a 1962 Mini Cooper S and transform it into a Monte Carlo-winning replica."
Season 5 - Car S.O.S.
"Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw secretly restore a classic 1960s Mercedes, which the owner had to abandon as a project after suffering a heart attack."
"Tim and Fuzz race the clock to secretly restore an owner's beloved Jag. Neglected for two decades, it's a tough challenge. Can they fix it up without him knowing?"
"Fuzz and Tim restore a 1971 Fiat Dino coup\u00e9 with a Ferrari engine that has been rusting in a barn. Its owner, ex-mechanic Chris, has kept it for 25 years but was forced to put its restoration on hold."
"Fuzz and Tim tackle a 1980s French hot hatch that has ended up as a half-finished project, gathering dust in a draughty garage: a Renault 5 GT Turbo that is owner Ben's dream car"
"Tim and Fuzz restore an iconic 1967 Fiat 500, which has been rusting away in a damp garage, to its former glory for its owner, all-round petrolhead Duncan, taking a road trip to Turin in the process"
"Tim and Fuzz use all their motoring know-how and parts-blagging guile to restore a Sunbeam Alpine, one of the most stylish British sports cars of the 1960s, for motor racing fan and ex-mechanic Ray"
"Tim and Fuzz get their hands on a legendary British two-seater sports car that's an amateur racer's dream: a Caterham 7 owned by family man Jason, who used to take it on track days and the school run."
"It's a case of conservation over restoration as the team tackle a 1941 Austin 10 Utility Truck, a relic from the British Army and one of the great unsung heroes of World War II, owned by farmer Ted"
Season 6 - Car S.O.S.
"Tim and Fuzz take on the worst car they have ever encountered a 1959 MGA Roadster that has been sitting in a damp barn for over 40 years. The car belongs to former engineer Billy whose life was turned upside down in 2014 when his son and daughter in law were drowned on their honeymoon in South Africa. The boys enlist the help of 'Lucky Man' actor James Nesbitt as a special guest."
"Tim and Fuzz pick up Italian car nut Gary's 1994 Lancia Integrale Evo II. It's a World rally champ that is so rusty that the boys are pushed to their limits. However when tragedy strikes the entire restoration takes on a very different meaning."
"VW Karmann Ghia: Tim and Fuzz pick up car mad Lee's stylish 1965 German classic. Illness stopped Lee from restoring his dream car. So what will he make of their secret fix-up?"
"Tim and Fuzz pick up Andrew's 1971 Triumph GT6 a classic British two seater sports car. This sleek coupe with its powerful straight six two litre engine was Triumph answer to its rivals MGB GT and is now a desirable classic. However, with petrol head Andrew struggling with the effects of Marfan's syndrome restoring his own car is now impossible. The Car SOS team step in to try and save the day."
"Tim and Fuzz take a trip to Northern France to collect 94 year old wartime hero Roger's 1968 Citroen DS , a car he has owned since new . Known as the most beautiful car ever made the iconic DS was once a real head turner, however after decades in a barn Roger's car is long past it's sell by date. Tim and Fuzz struggle with the cars radical design features and once again race against time to reveal this very special car back to its unsuspecting owner."
"Tim and Fuzz have picked up Adam's 1984 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser, a famous Japanese off-roader. This powerful car set the standard for 4x4 vehicles taking on the competition with its 4 litre, straight 6 engine. Its owner bought the car and used it as his daily driver but when engine problems took the car off the road Adam was unable to repair it after developing a potentially life limiting disorder. Now the Car SOS boys have stepped in to get Adam's dream car back on the road and put a smile back on his face."
"Tim and Fuzz take on their first ever rally car , an 1989 Peugeot 205GTi that turns out to not be all that it purports to be. The car belongs to veterinary surgeon Jeremy a once keen amateur rally driver whose racing ambitions were curtailed when his wife developed brain cancer. Former Monte Carlo winner and race legend Paddy Hopkirk joins the team to give Jeremy a day to remember."
"Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw secretly restore a Japanese rally car belonging to a man unable to work on it due to a degenerative back condition."
"Tim and Fuzz hope to surprise bubble car owner Sam with a secret fix-up of his much-loved Messerschmitt. But a tiny car proves a big challenge for the boys."
Season 7 - Car S.O.S.
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