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Original Batmobile Sold

January 23rd, 2013

BatmobileThe original Batmobile that was used on the TV show “Batman” starring Adam West from 1966 through 1968 sold for a lot of money at the Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. To be exact $4.6 million. “Holy Dollar Signs, Batman!” It cost originally only $15,000 to build by George Barris.
The car is built around a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept model in only 15 days. It has about 500 horsepower and has a fake jet exhaust, bulletproof Plexiglas bubble windshield, a Batphone. The car also has two parachutes that really work which also can help if you take it to the drag strip. The car was purchased by Rick Champagne in Tempe Arizona. He said during the auction he will keep the Batmobile in his living room.

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