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    Auctions: Original 1966 Batmobile sells for an amazing $4,620,000 at Barrett-Jackson [UPDATE: w/video]

    Well, that was exciting. We just watched the original Batmobile sell for a shocking $4,620,000, after all fees have been assessed. That makes this the most expensive vehicle sold (so far) here at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson car auction. Impressive. The Batmobile was joined on stage by George Barris ...

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    Report: Batmobile lawsuit may have ramifications for customizing industry

    While George Barris is preparing to sell his original 1966 Batmobile at the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, another custom builder is attempting to stave off a copyright lawsuit. Mark Towle has been building Batmobile replicas through his business, Gotham Garage, for years, and ...

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    Exclusive: In Detail: Original 1966 Batmobile on display ahead of sale at Barrett-Jackson

    The original 1966 Batmobile is headed to auction in Scottsdale, AZ on January 19, and we hopped down to Barris Kustoms in North Hollywood before the car left for good. George Barris has owned this particular car since 1965 when he bought it from Ford for the princely sum of $1. While it started ...

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    Auctions: George Barris to sell original 1966 Batmobile at Barrett-Jackson [w/video]

    Holy celebrity auction, Batman! The one and only original Batmobile, constructed by celebrity customizer George Barris, is slated to go up for auction at the Barret-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AZ, on January 19, 2013. While a great many replicas and copies of the Batmobile have been bought ...

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    Video: Which Batmobile wins this drag race, 1966 or 1989?

    If there's one thing nerds love more than obscure factoids, it's the thrill of a good argument. MSN has set out to settle one of comic bookdom's quintessential questions by attempting to discern whether the 1989 Batmobile is quicker than its 1966 predecessor. While we'd love nothing better to see ...

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    Random Sightings: Original Batmobile spotted at SoCal car wash

    Original Batmobile - Click above for high-res gallery
    It's no secret that Southern California is home to one of the best car cultures in the world. You can find a cruise or car show pretty much any day of the year, and it's always amazing to see the vehicles that show up. It's even incredible to ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2009: 1966 Batmobile Re-Creation

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 1966 Batmobile Re-Creation
    Perhaps the best-known vehicle ever to come out of the fertile mind of George Barris, otherwise known as the King of the Kustomizers, was the Batmobile, as seen on television screens around the country in the late '60s. This is ...


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