Friday, May 19, 2017

Wham! Splat! 1966 Batmobile

The original Batmobile was built by George Barris for that 60s TV show starring Adam West and Burt Ward, on top of a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car and sold for $4,2 million in 2013.  That is a bit too rich for my wallet, but if you want a cheap knockoff this seems the way to go. Find this 1978 Lincoln Continental kit that looks like a 1966 Batmobile offered for $15,000 in Tampa Bay, FL via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!

 It'll take more than a weekend of wrenching to put this thing together, but it comes with a titled and running '78 Lincoln chassis and body + all related parts that were molded from the original TV series car.

See a better way to start your own Batmobile collection?


  1. Pow! Bam! Zowie! Holy cut-your-own-doors, Batman!

    This is by far my favourite Batmobile iteration. Clearly there is a long way to go to get this one to a proper finished result. For comparison, you can purchase a turnkey car from one supplier. The prices range from $125K up to $250K depending on options.

  2. Looks more like the Ghost from Scream 5 then Batman.


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