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A Real Batmobile Replica – 3D Photos

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer For someone that’s not particularly into comic books or action heroes, … Continue reading

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George Barris Batmobile Sells for $4.2 Million @ Barrett-Jackson – A Look At The First Batmobile

Editor’s note: Earlier this evening, the Batmobile that customizer George Barris built for the 1960s Batman television show hammered off at $4.2 million at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale. That’s as good excuse as any to republish one of our … Continue reading

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Holy Sharknose!
Was the First Batmobile a Cord or a Graham Paige?

The first Batmobile appeared in Detective Comics #48 in 1941, drawn by Bob Kane. According to all of the histories of the Batmobile that I can find, Kane based the car on the 1936 Cord 810/812. He didn’t. The first … Continue reading

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Cars That Were Stars

Nearly every movie set in the 20th or early 21st centuries employs automobiles in one capacity or another. Typically they are just background props, movie “extras” used to round out the imagery on the screen. Some movie cars, though, are … Continue reading

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Batman & Robin’s BatCycle & BatKart

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer We get a fair amount of traffic here at Cars In … Continue reading

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Viper: The TV Series

I was watching a video on the history of the Viper and it mentioned that the Viper was the star of its own tv series that ran for four years. Hmmm. I had a vague recollection of a Knight Rider … Continue reading

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Would The Real Movie Car Replica Please Drive Forward

Hollywood is all about illusion.  Even before CGI, which allows us to see modern footage of the Titanic pulling out of Southampton, movie makers used visual sleight of hand to make us believe in things that weren’t real.  The Batmobile … Continue reading

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Are Fiskers Breaking Down?
Consumer Reports’ Bad Karma
UPDATE: Fisker Response
UPDATE #2: Dealer Responds to Report of 2nd Breakdown
UPDATE #3: Eyewitness Rebuts Dealer

NOTE: Welcome Instapundit readers. When you’re done reading this post, please take the time to check out our homepage and archives. Consumer Reports bought a Fisker Karma to test the luxury extended range EV, and they weren’t able to even … Continue reading

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Caped Crusaders on Hand to Assist Local Law

Local authorities were, no doubt, kept pretty busy patrolling Woodward Avenue today.  Actually, they were out in force all along the boulevard. It looks as though they were getting at least some assistance from legendary crime fighting super hero Batman … Continue reading

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Will Green Hornet’s Play to Car Guys Backfire

Product placement works both ways. For movies like the Transformers series automakers like GM have provided concepts and advanced vehicle designs to Hollywood filmmakers because they believe it helps sell cars. At the same time, those filmmakers have started tailoring … Continue reading

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