Original Batmobile Sells for $4.6 Million


The original Batmobile driven on the 1960s TV series recently sold for $4.6 million. On television, the Batmobile’s technology allowed it to shoot flames, squirt oil and shoot tire slashers, but the car is not actually designed to do any of that. The famous car was created by custom car king George Barris who transformed the 1955 Lincoln Futura into the Batmobile in the mid-1960′s.

This sale is the most recent in a string of iconic TV and movie cars selling for high prices. For instance, a 1964 Aston Martin used in several James Bond films sold for $4.6 million in 2010.

Take a closer look at the car below:



What’s your favorite version of the Batmobile?

Check out the batmobile in action in the 1960s series, Batman:


9 Responses to “Original Batmobile Sells for $4.6 Million”

  1. 8of12
    January 23, 2013 at 6:54 pm #

    Wow, it has a fire extinguisher! :P

  2. Aseastrunk
    January 23, 2013 at 9:25 pm #

    I’ve watched those for forever

  3. zoomer
    January 24, 2013 at 11:03 am #

    i love those shows!! i watch them all the time!!!

  4. The True Warrior
    January 28, 2013 at 5:27 pm #

    That’s awesome I wish I had my own Batmobile!

  5. inyfreac
    January 31, 2013 at 9:41 am #

    nice hiding place. in lego batman2 the batcave was obvious.

  6. cheesebuger123
    February 4, 2013 at 3:47 pm #

    that looks like such an old show i want to see it

  7. macgyver
    February 22, 2013 at 2:30 pm #

    I like the batmobile from the recent movies.

    • macgyver
      February 22, 2013 at 2:31 pm #

      I like the tv series too.

  8. mario
    September 24, 2013 at 9:18 pm #

    want the batmobile : (

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