George Barris sold his1966 Batmobile

The one-of a kind supercar from the ‘Batman’ TV series of the 1960s – 1966 Batmobile, was sold at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson car auction for an unbelievable price of $4,620,000.

1966 Batmobile

The owner and designer of the exotic vehicle is the custom car builder George Barris.

He is a legend in the world of television and motion pictures. His private collection of cars includes famed TV vehicles from Starsky & Hutch movie, Torino Green Hornet and Monkee Mobile.

1966 Batmobile

In fact, Barris`s most famous creation is the 1966 Batmobile. The the black and orange supercar was created in just two weeks. The crew took an inspiration from a Lincoln Futura show car.

This is the first time the futuristic concept car has ever been offered for sale. The owner explained his decision emotionally: “I just feel like it’s time to let other people share it.”

1966 Batmobile

In fact, Barris has a private museum with many other cars built for TV shows, movies and an impressive host of celebrities.

1966 Batmobile

1966 Batmobile

1966 Batmobile

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