One lucky (and extremely wealthy) bidder will be riding home in the Batmobile seen throughout the 1960s Batman TV series after plopping down $4.2 million for the privilege yesterday. It's the very same Lincoln Futura that George Barris first modded to create the caped crusader's ride. The $15,000 project took just 15 days from start to finish, wrapping up just as production got underway on the ABC show that made Adam West a star. Barris had held the Batmobile in his private collection until last night's bidding war at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction. Experts had recently guessed the car could go for as much as $5 million, so it would seem the winner actually came away with a good deal, not to mention one incredibly cool automobile.
We'll email you a reset link.
If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.
Choose an available username to complete sign up.
In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.