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Original 1966 Batmobile auctions for $4.2 million

Original 1966 Batmobile auctions for $4.2 million

It happened, folks. The original Batmobile from the 1966 Batman film was auctioned off yesterday at the Barrett-Jackson house in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Adam West-driven, George Barris-built movie car sold for a whopping $4.2 million, which almost meets the record for the most-expensive movie car sold at auction, which was the Aston Martin DB5 driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger, that sold for $4.6 million in 2010.

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Batmobiles new and old hit the streets for Dark Knight Rises DVD release

Batmobiles new and old hit the streets for Dark Knight Rises DVD release

The Dark Knight Rises - one of the biggest movies of the year - will be releasing on DVD and Blu Ray soon (December 4 to be specific), and Warner Bros. has one whopper of a promotion planned for the lead up to release. Starting this weekend, Warner Bros. will send a total of six Batmobiles on tour across the country. The Batmobiles span most of Batman's Hollywood history, starting with the version seen in 1966's Batman, The Movie starring Adam West and ending with the black and camo Tumblers seen in Christopher Nolan's trilogy.

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Turbine-powered replica 1989 Batmobile hits eBay for $620,000

Turbine-powered replica 1989 Batmobile hits eBay for $620,000

I like the Batman movie franchise, but honestly found them to be very cheesy until Christian Bale took over and Batman went much more raw and real. If you have a penchant for the early films and are completely loaded here is your chance to own the most awesome Batmobile replicas ever from those early movies. The car has an iPad in the dash and under 2,000 miles.

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The Batmobile From Batman Forever Sold For $350K

The Batmobile From Batman Forever Sold For $350K

To the Batmobile! Oh how I miss that sentence. Batman was one of my favorite super heroes, and I wish I could afford his Batmobile. The Batmobile from Batman Forever was sold for $350k. John O'Quinn is the lucky winner of the auction at Kruse Inernational Auction. He’s a rich lawyer that made his big pile of greens from tobacco lawsuit settlement. O'Quinn bought more than just the Batmobile, he also snagged a 2005 Lamborghini Gallardo that was signed by a celebrity for a cool half million dollars, a 1938 Cadillac 90 that was used by the Vatican for $250k, and a 1941 Packard Super 8 Lebaron Limo that was used by Harry Truman and FDR for $289k.

Lawyer pays $350K for Batman Forever Batmobile [via autoblog]

New Wonder Woman revealed

New Wonder Woman revealed

As Batman v. Superman approaches, the teasers and revelations continue, and next to break cover is the first image of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. The image - the latest character shot, though previously we've seen the new Batmobile among other tidbits - was released alongside movie director Zack Snyder's appearance at Comic-Con today.

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Hot Wheels’ Darth Vader Car is as subtle as a lightsaber to the face

Hot Wheels’ Darth Vader Car is as subtle as a lightsaber to the face

Hot Wheels' Darth Vader Car left us perplexed when we first saw the one-off, full-sized Star Wars themed monster the company had crafted for SDCC this week, but after seeing it in action on the road everything becomes clear. The gaping-mouthed racer - about which "distinctive" would be a decided understatement - stars in a new video for the company, looking every bit as intimidating as the Sith Lord himself.

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LEGO Batman Tumbler revealed amongst SDCC exclusives

LEGO Batman Tumbler revealed amongst SDCC exclusives

There’s a whole collection of LEGO sets and minifigs appearing this week at San Diego Comic Con, perhaps the most exciting of which is the Batman Tumbler. This Batmobile is a reproduction of the Tumbler from the Dark Knight trilogy. This means you’ve seen it before if you’ve seen any of the most recent Batman films to have been released in theaters.

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3D printed electric cars are happening, and they look amazing

3D printed electric cars are happening, and they look amazing

Can you 3D print a car? Sure you can! Local Motors, who have been working with the public for years in bringing their designs to the road. Dubbing their method “co-creation”, they also use “micro-manufacturing” to get you your vehicle (and even let you pitch in on the build). A contest of theirs to design a 3D printed, electric vehicle has just wrapped, but the submitted designs were phenomenal.

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