The 2013 Gumball 3000 rally – this year is the 15th anniversary of the supercar cavalcade – will begin on March 18 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Among the 120 go-faster-mobiles at the starting line will be two rides that just might pierce the ennui of the loaded leisure class: a replica of Batman's Tumbler and a one-off supercar.

The two gents of Team Galag, from Saudi Arabia, have put the ideas and money behind it. This will be their third year running the Gumball, and from the humble beginnings of a Porsche 911 Turbo in 2011 they went on to a Lamborghini Aventador and Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster last year. The Tumbler is being built by Parker Brothers Concepts, the company that constructs vehicles for the SyFy Channel's Dream Machines show.

As for that one-off supercar, it's called the TG1 for the time being and building it has been "a decision that we have regretted ever since." Not that there won't be a TG2, mind you. They've promised updates on the build, so we can safely say that it's not the diamond-trimmed LykanHypersport. Which is a good thing.

If you want to look out for them, the Gumball route runs through Stockholm, Turku (Finland), Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, Warsaw and Vienna on its way to the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix the weekend of May 23.


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      foci
      • 1 Year Ago
      I am glad to see that someone is having fun with their money.
      md_stew
      • 1 Year Ago
      Cool!
      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 1 Year Ago
      Gumball 3000 2015. I have something for that ass. I am hoping to have a 1000 plus hp supercar by then. mwahahahahahahahah *thunder clapping*
      Arturo Rios Jr.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Guns should be equipped with water for wet shirt contest. I reckon this will be the ultimate vehicle at the run, I am sure of that.
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        k.naz
        • 1 Year Ago
        As awesome as it is, it's too impractical. Design wise, it's a stunning machine, however, being able to carry only 2 passengers and weigh in at 5000lbs as a tube frame on wheels makes it, in other words, crap for military usage.
          Awhattup
          • 1 Year Ago
          @k.naz
          the current uparmored humvee weighs around 9900lbs + equipments which also weigh A LOT + grunts. It being too close to the ground makes it very vulnerable to IEDs. Low accessability makes it impractical and harder to maintain. I wouldn't want it.
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      crshcrstr
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm kind of surprised this thing would be street legal. Pleasantly surprised, though.