Batmobile Posts

Rick Champagne Buys The 1960s Batmobile For $4.6 Million At An Auction

The 1960s Batmobile has been sold for $4.6 million at a collector car auction on Saturday.  The car was previously owned by the car customizer George Barris.  The Batmobile was sold at collector car auction company Barrett Jackson’s annual auction near their Scottsdale, Arizonia headquarters.  The final price includes a 10% sales commission for the sellers.  Many imitation Batmobiles were built in the last several years and many of them are hard to distinguish with the original.  Rick Champagne, the owner of a logistics company in Tempe, Arizona was happy to buy the car.  He identified himself as the buyer when interviewed with Speed TV after the sale.  The car will be put in his living room.

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WATCH: The Batmobile Documentary Trailer

People love the Batmobile!  From the convertible Batmobile 60’s Batman show starring Adam West to the high-tech tank-like Batmobile that Christian Bale drives.  Warner Brothers has put together this awesome Batmobile Documentary to Blu-ray and digital downloads.  Check out the trailer below:

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Bob Causey Builds Batman Forever Car Replica

You remember Batman Forever right?  The movie that singlehandedly caused the career decline of Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Nicole Kidman, and Jim Carrey.  The one cool part about the movie was the design of the Batmobile.  This is why Bob Causey set out to recreate it.  Causey’s version of the Batmobile has the retractable hard top and three LCD displays.  Check out the full gallery below:

[via TechEBlog]