Take one cherished car that has seen better days, add an owner in need of a helping hand, secretly whisk the wheels away to a well equipped workshop, simmer in grease, graft and mechanical know how, then serve to an unsuspecting owner with a healthy portion of surprise.

When Master Mechanic Fuzz Townshend and petrol-headed parts-blagger Tim Shaw get the Car SOS call, it’s always a recipe for a tasty car makeover feast.