16 Dec '12, 10pm

Original 1966 Batmobile Heads to Auction: The original 1966 Batmobile is expected to go u... #luxury

Original 1966 Batmobile Heads to Auction: The original 1966 Batmobile is expected to go u... #luxury

The original 1966 Batmobile is expected to go under the hammer on January 19, the Barrett-Jackson auto auction house said Thursday. The iconic vehicle, which was featured in the Batman TV series as well as the movie adaptation starring Adam West, is capable of a quick 180-degree “bat-turn” thanks to two rear-mounted parachutes, the auctioneers said. “The 1966 Batmobile by George Barris is one of the most famous Hollywood cars in history and it has become a true icon that has been carried from generation to generation of Batmobiles to follow,” Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson, said in a statement. “This vehicle not only marks the significant Bat logo that sits on the middle of its door, but a time in television history where they defied the odds of making a car the real star of the show.” The Batmobile, a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car adapted by customiz...

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