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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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