Original Batmobile from TV series for sale
Auction house won't say how much it hopes car sells for
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Batman's ride is up for sale — just the thing for cruising on those Dark Knights.
The original Batmobile from the 1960s TV series will be auctioned on Jan. 19 at the Barrett-Jackson auction house in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The 19-foot-long black, bubble-topped car was used in the TV show that starred Adam West as the Caped Crusader.
The car's owner — famed auto customizer George Barris, of Los Angeles — transformed a one-of-a-kind 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car into a sleek crime-fighting machine. On the show, it boasted lasers and a Batphone and could lay down smoke screens and oil slicks.
And just like Batman, the Batmobile has its secrets. The auction house won't say how much it hopes to get for the car.
Knowing how Craig Jackson and Steve Davis is........they're probably thinking the car will bring in in excess of 1-2 Million Dollars.
Can't wait to see it go across the Auction Block and see it stall at $300K or Less. Then the fun will begin.....we'll have to listen to Craig and Steve both stop the Auction.....Bitch at the people at how they're "Getting the Deal of a Lifetime at $220K".........and then Mope Away when the Gavel finally comes down at $227K.
Yep.....I LOVE the Barrett Jackson Auction.......Funniest Auction to watch on TV. George should send the Car through a Real Auction House where the serious Buyers are......ie - Mecum or RM., instead that Circus Show we watch on TV 2-3 times a year.
i seen it at a car show in minn, too coooollll