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Beach Boys' Hemi Cuda seized, released at Barrett Jackson

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Jan 21st, 2010 at 8:31AM

Al Jardine, a founding member of the Beach Boys, was definitely not feeling good vibrations with this one. His restored Hemi Cuda recreation was stolen in St. Louis in 1975. It was returned that same year, but the authorities never removed the convertible from the stolen vehicle database. The car was slated for auction at this year's Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, but when a Motor Vehicle Department official noticed that the numbers on the car didn't match those on the title, the Phoenix police impounded the classic. Turns out the car wears remakes of its original VIN, but the... Read More

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