Contact Us

Monkeemobile Creator Passes Away at 80

Monkees
NBC Television/Courtesy of Getty Images
You may not have been a fan of the 1960′s pop music group ‘The Monkees’. But they did have one cool ride!

The man who created the Monkeemobile and other TV cars has passed away.

(AP) – The man who created the Monkeemobile has died.

The Los Angeles Times reports car customizer Dean Jeffries died in his sleep last week at his home in Los Angeles. He was 80.

Jeffries modified a 1966 Pontiac GTO convertible in just ten days for use on “The Monkees” TV show. He also created the “Black Beauty” for “The Green Hornet” TV show.

He later worked as a stunt driver and a stunt producer.

Best of 1000 KXRB

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kxrb.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KXRB Classic Country VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KXRB Classic Country VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.