All Mike Britten wants for Christmas this year is his dad’s long lost black 1968 Chevelle.
It’s not an easy wish to grant. Even Santa would be hard-pressed delivering a vehicle whose last known whereabouts were somewhere inside the Bayport apartment complex at the corner of Nicolls Road and Montauk Highway — in the mid-1980s.
Britten, 46, and his older brother Wally Jr. began a quest in 2018 to locate the souped-up vehicle that their dad raced and their family came to know and love as “American Pie” in the early 1970s. Now on the search alone, following his brother’s death in 2019, Britten wants a chance to re-acquire the car and restore it to its former glory.
“This car was like a super hero to Junior and I as kids,” said Britten, who now lives in Smithtown. “It has been a thing of legend in my family. I can remember going for rides in the car as a…