What’s Bangers & Money: Restoring Classics all about?
Bangers & Money is again with a brand new sequence to present us a better have a look at the distinctive journey every automobile purchased at public sale will undergo after Mathewson’s traditional automobile auctions.
We’ve all cherished the 5 seasons of Bangers & Money we’ve seen thus far. Following the day-to-day working of the Mathewson’s public sale home in North Yorkshire, we’ve seen the household purchase and restore automobiles from all walks of life and promote them on to a brand new house. The unique present turned a fan favorite because of its real characters, heart-warming tales, and naturally, an incredible array of vehicles and bikes.
What makes Bangers & Money: Restoring Classics totally different is the way it offers extra consideration to the painstaking restoration and the story behind every automobile. From the automobile’s buy at public sale to its repairs, and at last its re-auction on to a brand new proprietor (hopefully for a revenue), the brand new sequence guarantees to get into the nitty-gritty of the restoration course of. From a Mini Cooper S present in a barn to a 29,000-mile Ford Capri that Derek is decided needs to be saved as authentic, every episode has one thing totally different, and each restoration has a couple of surprises in retailer!
The staff can even be getting caught in restoring a few of Derek’s cheaper however extra private favourites, together with a classic racing bike and a mysterious early French moped with an unidentified mannequin…
Derek, Paul and Dave Mathewson will after all be available to present their ideas and recommendation on every job, from the MGB roadster that wants lots of work earlier than it is rushing off wherever, to the Jaguar XJS that proved simply an excessive amount of for its new proprietor to take care of.
It’s the right look ahead to followers of traditional vehicles, a bit o’ Yorkshire, and naturally, the Mathewsons themselves!
What to anticipate in episode 1 of Bangers & Money: Restoring Classics
Within the first episode, the staff snap up a sun-bleached 1990 Vauxhall Astra GTE that has seen higher days, its as soon as purple exterior turning pink through the years. After getting just a little carried away and possibly paying just a little greater than deliberate to purchase the Astra at public sale, the Mathewsons determine to ship the automobile over to The Motorist close to Leeds for his or her knowledgeable recommendation, however the pink exterior together with sourcing previous components would possibly show to be a much bigger drawback than they bargained for…
Will the Bangers & Money staff make a revenue on the dangerous buy? You’ll should tune in to seek out out! Plus, you’ll additionally get to meet up with the 1965 Mini Cooper S that was auctioned within the very first episode of Bangers & Money after being dragged out of a shed to see how the brand new homeowners are having fun with the long-lasting restored automobile, in addition to a 67-year-old moped that the Superbike Specialists are attempting to get again on the highway.
Who’re the Mathewsons?
The Mathewsons are household of automobile consultants and auctioneers who spend their time shopping for traditional and classic vehicles at public sale earlier than restoring them and promoting them on at Mathewson’s Auctions in North Yorkshire (Thornton le Dale, to be actual).
It’s been a household enterprise for the reason that Seventies, and three generations of Mathewsons work on the enterprise: Derek Mathewson, the founding father of the public sale home, his sons Paul and Dave, and even the grandchildren all have a ardour for vehicles. We had an opportunity to talk with Derek Mathewson about Bangers & Money and what he thinks about his enterprise being on our tellies. Suffice to say, he by no means anticipated to finish up on our screens…
Now the household has a shiny new showroom filled with some superb classic vehicles and motorbikes, together with a formidable assortment of memorabilia, and hosts 9 auctions a 12 months. With real love and seemingly infinite information of traditional vehicles and the drive to uncover every automobile’s story, it’s no surprise this feel-good present has been given a spin-off.
How can I watch Bangers & Money: Restoring Classics?
Watch the thrilling new sequence on Thursdays at 9pm on Yesterday (Freesat channel 159) from July twenty first, or head to UKTV Play to catch-up with episodes On Demand.
As for a brand new sequence of Bangers & Money, we’ll preserve you up to date!
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