A family's long-lost beach buggy has finally been removed from the Cape Cod sand.

John Munsnuff's formerly white car with a green interior was unearthed after 40 years Friday, according to The Associated Press

Once his family's" beach buggy" at their home near Ballston Beach, the garage where it was kept became buried by shifting sand dunes. Environmental regulations around the dunes prevented the vehicle's removal for all those decades.

Check out the videos below to see the digging out process and the car's state after 40 years.