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    Video: Batmobile Tumbler caravan snagged rolling through Pittsburgh
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    If you're like us, you must be thinking that the next Batman film The Dark Night Rises can't get here soon enough. Problem is, production work hasn't even finished yet. The crew was recently spotted in Pittsburgh filming scenes for the upcoming flick, and few lucky folks managed to capture ...

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    Report: Gordon Murray's Batmobile crashes during show rehearsal [w/video]
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    Gordon Murray can design a Batmobile, but he can't teach the Dark Knight how to drive it. Murray's latest automobile was created for the new Batman Live show, a stage production that tells the story of how Batman and Robin came to team up. Murray's take on Bruce Wayne's iconic ride plays a major ...

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    Man creates world's only turbine-powered Batmobile [w/video]
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    Having a real-life Batmobile in your driveway sounds like a fun idea. Upon closer inspection, however, it's not going to be that exciting. Most often, Batmobile replicas are powered by something like a junkyard-salvaged General Motors 350, featuring an interior reminiscent of a hastily cobbled ...

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    Gordon Murray's Batmobile unveiled [w/video]
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    In the annals of Batmobile history, we're not sure where to peg this latest version. The good: It's dark, it's carbon fiber and it spits flames from a carbon-ceramic afterburner. The bad: It's just really freaking dull. But because it's been designed by Gordon Murray of McLaren F1 fame (not to ...

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    The Batmobile's 70-year history in pictures
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    The history of the Batmobile – Click above to see full image
    In the world of superheroes, Batman is a bit of an anomaly. While the rest of the comic world's crime fighters are imbued with special powers derived from radiation, mutation or celestial birth, Batman's je ne sais quoi is sourced ...

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    British defense contractor designs Batmobile for military
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    It seems that Hollywood may be on to something after all. According to Hisham Awad, Future Protected Vehicles project leader for British defense contractor BAE Systems, the Raider unmanned skirmisher was inspired by the Batmobile, or, more specifically, the Tumbler from the two most recent Batman ...

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    Lamborghini Murciélago tweaked into JB Car Design's LP 640 'Bat'
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    Lamborghini Murciélago LP 640 "Bat" by JB Car Design – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The whole 'Batmobile' comparison gets thrown around an awful lot on websites like this one. And this car's not even black, so we'll wave off of that this time. But consider the following: in ...

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    Online Find of the Day: Holy Abomination Batman - It's a customized 1985 Porsche 944!
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    1985 Porsche 944 Batmobile Tribute – Click above for high-res image gallery
    This author will be the first to admit that he's not exactly overflowing with love for the Porsche 944, but don't expect any amused looks from this camp about seeing this car degraded into a stumpy rendition of Tim ...

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    New York 2010: Hero cars invade Gotham
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    The A-Team van shines in New York – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Are these the ultimate performance cars? Maybe not in 0-60 or quarter mile times – although we wouldn't count a few of them out at the dragstrip – but in terms of actually being performers. Some of the ...

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    Gotham Go Kart: Man builds mini Batman Tumbler in backyard, offers plans to DIY [w/VIDEO]
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    Batman Tumbler go kart - Click above for high-res image gallery
    So, you jumped at the chance to pick up a full-size replica of the Batsuit as worn by the Caped Crusader during his cleanup of Gotham City in The Dark Knight. What's next? Might we suggest a fully functional replica of Batman's ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: The Batsmart
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    BatSmart from SEMA – Click above for high-res image gallery
    One of the most unusual vehicles to grace last year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas is now up for auction on eBay Motors. Called the BatSmart, this little vehicle was unlike most of the high-octane pieces of rolling artwork at the event in ...

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    Random Sightings: Original Batmobile spotted at SoCal car wash
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    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
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    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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    SEMA 2008: The Batsmart by Barris
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Batsmart from SEMA
    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Batman_Trades_in_Tumbler_for_smart_fortwo_aka_the_Toddler'; George Barris has officially gone batty. While he is one of the men generally acknowledged for creating the original Batmobile, he ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Michael Keaton's Batmobile #5 of 5
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    Click above for more images of the Batmobile, circa 1989Built atop a lowly Chevrolet Impala chassis (or two), we don't imagine that the next owner of the Batmobile in this auction will be pulling too many Batman-esque stunts. Still, to own one of the vehicles used by Michael Keaton and Kim Basinger ...

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    Gotham meets Cybertron
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    Click above image to enlarge var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/movies/Gotham_meets_Cybertron_PIC'; Comic book and sci-fi fans are resourceful bunch. While studios and publishers do their best to monetize their hottest properties, the care and feeding lavished upon them by hardcore fans takes things ...

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    The Dark Knight's shoulder-driven Batpod
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    Over the last 70 years, Batman has driven all sorts of vehicles, with a wide array of Batmobiles, planes, bikes and boats appearing in the various comic books, television series and movies. Arguably none have been as wickedly exciting, however, as the Tumbler which the superhero drove in the most ...

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    The Stig climbs aboard Batman's Tumbler
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    UPDATE: This picture was actually shot when Batman Begins was released -- in 2005. So don't expect to see the Stig doing his thing in the Tumbler anytime soon. Check out the rest of the pics at Flickr; we're off to drown our disappointment in a pint.We don't have any details on when this happened ...

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    '66 Barris Batmobile hits the bricks
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    Click above for photo galleryLino M is one of our favorite custom Lego builders. We've shared some of his work with you in the past, and if you frequent his flickr photo stream, you'll find that he's usually up to something new. One of his recent creations is this rather spectacular, unbelievably ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Batmobile from Tim Burton's first bat film
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    Click above for gallery of the Batmobile The Michael Keaton/Jack Nicholson Batman is and probably always will be my all-time favorite movie, and the ostentatious Batmobile was one of my most cherished Hot Wheels. Owning the flat-black exotic has always been a less than realistic goal, but thanks ...

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