You Need This: J. Geils’s Maserati Sebring, Some Assembly Required

If you came of age in the ’80s, then there’s a good chance that the J. Geils Band provided some of the soundtrack. The band’s leader also loved cars, and sadly he passed away this April. Several of his cars and bikes will be offered during Mecum’s upcoming Monterey sale, including this 1966 Maserati Sebring. The car had been hit by a bus, and the former rockstar was in the middle of putting it back together when he died from natural causes.

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fidelity101 SuperDork
8/10/17 3:13 p.m.

lets put a 13b in it!

dculberson PowerDork
8/10/17 3:17 p.m.

(Obligatory Joe Walsh joke)

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
8/10/17 3:30 p.m.
fidelity101 wrote: lets put a 13b in it!

It comes with the original engine and transmission!

tr8todd Dork
8/10/17 3:34 p.m.

Pretty sure he was boyhood friends with our own TeamEvil. Another one of their buddies did the voice for Ren and Stimpie as well as other voice rolls.

crankwalk Dork
8/10/17 4:07 p.m.

My blood runs cold, my Maserati has just been sold....

Chadeux Dork
8/10/17 5:28 p.m.

In reply to crankwalk:

I feel like this one isn't getting the recognition it deserves, sadly I can only vote you up once.

Robbie UberDork
8/10/17 6:08 p.m.
crankwalk wrote: My blood runs cold, my Maserati has just been sold....

For. The. Win.

D2W Reader
8/10/17 6:20 p.m.
crankwalk wrote: My blood runs cold, my Maserati has just been sold....

Yes,Yes, good stuff.

mazdeuce MegaDork
8/10/17 6:21 p.m.

I kind of want that. I have neither the room or the money, but it looks like my kind of project.

Sanchinguy Reader
8/10/17 6:25 p.m.

My sports car is a centerfold...

D2W Reader
8/10/17 6:27 p.m.

on a related note: Why do all the vintage cars I can afford look like a cardboard box or a trashcan, and the ones I want I can't afford?

Pete Gossett
Pete Gossett MegaDork
8/10/17 8:38 p.m.
Sanchinguy wrote: My sports car is folded in the center...

759NRNG HalfDork
8/10/17 9:49 p.m.

Where on earth does one find a 'doghouse' fer this here sled? And correct me if I'm wrong, but does Maserati have a similar restoration facility as found in Modena?

bearmtnmartin SuperDork
8/10/17 11:57 p.m.

He's a hard drivin' man

szeis4cookie HalfDork
8/11/17 8:06 a.m.

Someone here needs to buy this and bring it back to life...and then it needs to be in GRM in a centerfold.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
8/21/17 7:40 p.m.

Sold for $80,000.

Pete Gossett
Pete Gossett MegaDork
8/21/17 9:38 p.m.

In reply to David S. Wallens:

I'd sell a whole lot of my memories for $80-grand.

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