Original Batmobile For Sale: Batman’s Car up for auction in 2013 (Video)

By on Nov 30, 2012 in Automobile, Business, United States Comments

UPDATE: Batmobile may fetch $5 million at 2013 Barrett-Jackson Car Auction

Original Batmobile for sale

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The original Batmobile is for sale. Batman‘s original Batmobile will be up for auction in Arizona next year, January 19, 2013, according to the Barrett Jackson auto auction house on Thursday, November 29,2012.

Reports say that the original Batmobile is a 19-foot, 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car that was hand-built in Turin, Italy by George Barris. The Batmobile was reportedly based on a Lincoln Mark II.

The cape crusader’s first car debuted at the 1955 Chicago Auto Show.

In 1965, Barris customized the Batman car in just two weeks. Barris charged only $15,000 for the customized Batman car.

The Batmobile was reportedly used in the 1960s Batman TV series. is expected to go up for auction in January, the said Thursday.

Craig Jackson, chief executive of the Barrett Jackson said that they estimate the car to sell in millions.

Original Batmobile for sale
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