1963-batmobileJust like how there are new models of vehicles from time to time in order to keep up with the times, along comes new Batmobile models with each new iteration of the Batman movie. Having said that, the classic Batmobile is now up for auction, where this particular four wheeler has been specially styled to look like the one found in the original Batman comics. If you intend to own a piece of comic-dom history, then be prepared to fork out at least $90,000, assuming no one else decides to bid for this mean looking ride.

What you see above happens to be the earliest known officially licensed 1963 Batmobile, where it was lovingly hand-built from a 1956 Oldsmobile. Heritage Auctions claims that this Batmobile was customized in 1960 by 23-year-old Forrest Robinson, where he completed this car in 1963. Two years later, George Barris’ customization of the “Batman” TV series’ Batmobile kicked off, which means that this particular Batmobile from 1963 is deemed by collectors to be the “earliest known car in existence that was sanctioned by a DC Comics licensee.”

Internet bidding is set to kick off this coming December 5th at 8 p.m. PT, where the auction would end on December 6th at 9 a.m. PT. Should you be the one who put in the winning bid, then you would need to take your Batplane to bring home the ride from Northern California.

Filed in Transportation. Read more about auction, batman.

User Comments