A German born man took parking lot forgetfulness to a whole new level — misplacing his Volkswagen for 20 years.
The mysterious 76-year-old reported to Frankfurt law enforcement back in 1997 that his Passat had been pilfered, but it turns out he previously merely forgotten where he parked the vehicle, the particular Augsburger Allgemeine reported.
He has been finally reunited with the long-lost car, which was found rusting away within the garage of an industrial building scheduled to be demolished.
Police were able to track down the proprietor and reunite him with the automobile, according to the news outlet.
Unfortunately for the guy, though, the car was in no form to provide Fahrvergnü gen — or even “ driving enjoyment, ” because described in an old ad campaign — and was sent to the junkyard to be scrapped.