Los Angeles: The iconic Batmobile used in the 1960s Batman television series is to go up for auction. The midnight-black and fluorescent-red-pinstriped car that Adam West's Batman used to battle villains in Gotham will be up for grabs January 19 at Barrett-Jackson, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The customised 1955 Lincoln Futura comes complete with Plexiglas windows, the Bat-Ray and the much-loved Bat-O-Meter. Barrett-Jackson declined to reveal the minimum bid it will accept in the auction, but a spokesperson hinted that the car will likely fetch a high price. "Let's just say it's in the multi-millions. The car is true Americana. It's hard to put a dollar figure on something like that," Barrett-Jackson executive Craig Jackson said.
Batman, which starred Adam West and Burt Ward - ran for three seasons in the 1960s and also spawned a hit feature film. Warner Bros recently announced that it had acquired rights to sell merchandise from the series, thus ending a long-running legal dispute.
03:24 PM, Nov 30, 2012
Los Angeles: A replica of Batmobile, the car driven by Michael Keaton in 1989's 'Batman', with 365-horsepower engine is up for sale for USD 620,000. The vehicle is being offered on eBay by Casey Putsch of Putsch Racing, who is touting it as the "world's only turbine-powered bat car", the Hollywood Reporter said. "The car, built this year, features 365-horsepower. Boeing turboshaft engine and a centrally mounted touch-screen iPad with...
08:33 PM, Sep 02, 2011