"Hey hey were the Monkees. And people say we monkey around. But we're too busy singin'. To put anybody down".

Remember that show from the sixties and seventies, The Monkees? If you were kid growing up in the seventies (like me), how could not have seen this show? It seems like it was run, and re-run, 24-7. The Monkees were groovy and had the wheels to prove it... a custom 1967 Pontiac GTO. Well, here's your chance to cruise around town and pick up chicks in your very own Monkeemobile. 

monkeemobile for sale on eBay

eBay user mnbats is the seller for this wonderful re-creation of the Monkeemobile from the TV show.

According to the eBay description, this "Monkeemobile Pontiac GTO built for the 45th anniversary band tour! This car is featured in an upcoming TV series with direction and commentary by the original designer and fabricator Dean Jefferies. This original 67 GTO 4 speed car was professionally transformed to a concourse grade show car with exacting detail to the engine compartment. Custom Radiator cap, Belt cover, Gold flake 671 Blower, Correct Crager wheels, correct "french" headlights, removable soft top, and much much more. It's cars European "sister" touring car sold this past July in the UK for $127,000.00 usd. This is the finest running and driving example of this 60's cultural icon. Serious bidders only. NO RESERVE!"

The current bid (as of 4:55pm PST on Friday Jan 20, 2012) is a whopping $84.9k!!!! Clearly, there is some interest in the car. The auction ends Jan 23, 201209:27:52 PST, so get your bids in.




You can check out Wikipedia for the history of the original Monkees TV and promotional show cars.