Huffpost Entertainment

Batmobile Sale: Batman Car Sells For $4.2 Million

Posted: Updated:
The Batmobile has been sold for $4.2 million.
The Batmobile has been sold for $4.2 million.

LOS ANGELES — "Holy windfall, Batman!" The Batmobile just sold for $4.2 million.

The original 19-foot-long black, bubble-topped car used in the 1960s "Batman" TV show sold at auction Saturday.

The Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. in Scottsdale, Ariz., revealed the selling price but says the winning bidder has not been disclosed.

The car's owner – auto customizer George Barris, of Los Angeles – transformed a one-of-a-kind 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car into the sleek crime-fighting machine. It boasted lasers and a "Batphone" and could lay down smoke screens and oil slicks.

The iconic car was used by Adam West who starred as the Caped Crusader and by Burt Ward, his sidekick Robin known for exclamations beginning with _"Holy."

Barris' publicist says his client is pleased with the auction result.

Also on The Huffington Post

Celebrity News & Photos
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Batmobile May Fetch $5 Million: Adam West's Legendary Car for ...

Batmobile Zaps Arizona Auction With $4.62 Million Price - Bloomberg

Batmobile sells for $4.62 million at Barrett-Jackson

Holy car auction Batman! Original Batmobile for sale - Nov. 29, 2012

0 #1 BATMOBILE Lot 5037 | Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

George Barris to sell original 1966 Batmobile at Barrett-Jackson [w ...

Original Batmobile For Sale This Weekend | FOX2now.com – St ...

Original 1966 Batmobile put up for sale by creator George Barris ...

Original 1966 Batmobile sells for an amazing $4,620,000 at Barrett ...

1966 Batmobile Replica - MotoeXotica.com Classic Car Sales