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Scots movie fan buys Wind in the Willows car at auction and brings it back to life

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car from Wind in the Willows back to life after bagging a bargain at auction. Gordon Grant, from Comrie in the Highlands, picked up the neglected motor used in the 1996 film for just £4,500 before transforming it during lockdown into a museum showpiece valued at up to £50,000.

The 41-year-old TV and film set decorator - whose replica of the famous Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car was previously snapped up by Top Gear presenter Chris Evans - shipped his latest project over from the US and reinvented it with the help of engineers at the National Motor Museum engineers in Hampshire.

He now hopes to bring the replica Edwardian motor back to Scotland to help inspire youngsters considering a future in engineering.Gordon said: “Buying the car was a bit.

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