Big Easy Motors

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  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 6.4  (66)

There's undiscovered treasure in the bayous of Louisiana and Charles Handler knows how to find it. From a 1957 Chevy Bel Air convertible to a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT, Handler and his team find long-forgotten piles of junk and turn them into dazzling custom cars. He searches all over Louisiana for one-of-a-kind classics, invests his own money to fix them up, and then sells them at auction. These treasures can sell for big money so there's a huge profit to be made, if everything goes according to plan. Each episode, based in New Orleans, will feature amazing vehicle restorations and high stakes auctions where everything's on the line.

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Crescent City Cuda
16. Crescent City Cuda
August 15, 2017
The guys are asked by famed car collector, Tim Wellborne, to create the "most beautiful car that never was"-- the 1970 Paint Chip 'Cuda to feature in his musclecar museum.
Charged Up
15. Charged Up
August 15, 2017
Trey and Frankie get a call about a 1974 Dodge Charger down at the used car lot. It's in pretty good shape, but with another auction only a few weeks away, the Bomb Factory will need to soup up this muscle car in record time.
Mystery Trike
14. Mystery Trike
August 16, 2016
Charles and Trey get a lead on a possible Ed Roth Trike; while Trey doubts its authenticity due to a lack of documentation, Charles trusts his gut and buys the Trike for a hefty amount of money.
Bayou Bronco
13. Bayou Bronco
August 16, 2016
Charles and Trey get a call from a man who wants to unload his 1971 Ford Bronco; Charles seeks to transform the Bronco into a California off-road vehicle in time for a classic car auction, while Trey fears that Charles' vision may alienate bidders.
Get My Goat
12. Get My Goat
August 9, 2016
With the business of the Bomb Factory growing, the team is hired by a man who is looking to create the car of his childhood dreams--a 1967 Pontiac GTO capable of going 0-60 mph in under 5 seconds. Armed with only $50,000 and the a shell of a car, the Bomb Factory struggles to build true muscle from just skin and bones.
The Franken-Fury
11. The Franken-Fury
August 9, 2016
After a local lawyer informs Charles and Trey of an estate sale, they race over to find a rare 1968 Plymouth Fury 3. Because the Fury was a seen simply as a conventional 60's family vehicle, it was overlooked by many vintage car collectors.
Maverick Mojo
10. Maverick Mojo
August 2, 2016
When Charles and Trey snag a 1970 Ford Maverick Grabber along with a parts car, they're bringing in something a little more personal.
Bet on the Vette
9. Bet on the Vette
August 2, 2016
In an eerie abandoned warehouse, Charles discovers more than just ghosts--hidden in a damp corner, under a sheet, he finds a sleek, 1959 Chevrolet Corvette.
Mission Commission
8. Mission Commission
July 26, 2016
After chasing it for an entire year, Charles finally finds and buys the classy 1962 Chrysler 300 he's been dreaming of. He and his team now face the challenge of having only ten days to give it the period correct customization that it deserves in time for World of Wheels--a premiere custom car show that every car enthusiast in town will be present for. However, after more problems arise than he bargained for, he is now under pressure to find a new car to take its place at the show.
Po' Boy Pantera
7. Po' Boy Pantera
July 26, 2016
The Bomb Factory has an opportunity to buy an extremely rare exotic muscle car. Since the asking price is too much, they go in on the car with a financial backer. Not only is a lot of money on the line, but so is their reputation, as they bring this car to auction.
The Wild One
6. The Wild One
July 19, 2016
Charles and Trey head to a farm just outside of town to purchased their latest project--a run down 1967 Ford Mustang. After discovering its rarity, they must decide whether to take it back to stock or soup it up. Although they're tempted to create a car that appeals to the general public, they could be looking at a lot more cash from collectors if they do it right.
Big Easy Bandit
5. Big Easy Bandit
July 19, 2016
Charles and Trey find their new project in a Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am in their pal's junkyard. After further research Charles finds out it's a rare Trans-Am referred to as the "Bandit Edition". Although it's missing a ton of parts, the rarity of the car brings to the table the potential for a lot of cash at auction. However Charles faces more than just finding all the missing parts for the car. He needs to find someone to buy an old Cobra Jet Mustang from the shop or he'll be out $14,000.
Heavy Chevy
4. Heavy Chevy
July 12, 2016
Charles and Trey are hired to fix local legend and rock star Pepper Keenan's 1955 Chevrolet. In an effort to build business, they take on the challenge of rebuilding the engine to crank out 400+ horsepower for only $17,000. Meanwhile, both Devin and Benny want to buy the old Mercury Montclair that Charles brought in. It's the country vs. the bayou in a competition of who can rebuild the front suspension the fastest!
The Ballad of El Camino
3. The Ballad of El Camino
July 12, 2016
After haggling down to a pretty reasonable price, Trey and Charles fight to bring a trashed up collectors dream back to life--a 1968 Chevy El Camino. On top of already being ridden with rust, the team must also find a way to turn a profit on a classic car missing two major components--an engine and a transmission.
Voodoo Demon
2. Voodoo Demon
July 5, 2016
Charles and Trey happen across a rare 1972 Dodge Demon driving through the streets of New Orleans. After snagging it for $2,500 they have just one week to transform it into the ultimate 1970's street machine. Not only does Charles have to face the pressure of a looming deadline and a rust ridden vehicle, but he is also hired by a car collector to snag him a new beauty for his collection.
Camaro Cash-In
1. Camaro Cash-In
July 5, 2016
Charles and Trey stumble across a 1970 Z28 Chevrolet Camaro deep in the bayou in major need of restoration. If Charles can authenticate and fix this once sought after machine, he could be looking at a lot of money. After gaining a new member to the team who is looking to prove himself, Charles is at a race against the clock to take this piece of junk and turn it into a classic worth selling at the auction.
Big Easy Motors
Big Easy Motors

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There's undiscovered treasure in the bayous of Louisiana and Charles Handler knows how to find it. From a 1957 Chevy Bel Air convertible to a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT, Handler and his team find long-forgotten piles of junk and turn them into dazzling custom cars. He searches all over Louisiana for one-of-a-kind classics, invests his own money to fix them up, and then sells them at auction. These treasures can sell for big money so there's a huge profit to be made, if everything goes according to plan. Each episode, based in New Orleans, will feature amazing vehicle restorations and high stakes auctions where everything's on the line.Big Easy Motors is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on July 5, 2016.

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  • Premiere Date
    July 5, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (66)