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The "Tumbler" Batmobile as seen in Batman Begins.
The "Tumbler" Batmobile as seen in Batman Begins.

The Batmobile is the fictional personal automobile of comic book superhero Batman. The car has followed the evolution of the character from comic books to television to films. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For the video game based on the film, see Batman Begins (video game). ... Car redirects here. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... For other uses, see Superhero (disambiguation). ... Batman (originally referred to as the Bat-Man and still referred to at times as the Batman) is a DC Comics fictional superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ...

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Technical description

For more details on this topic, see Equipment of the Batmobile.

The standard features of the vehicle include a chassis with heavy armor plating and a high performance engine, sometimes with rocket boosts for increased speed, special devices to improve maneuverability, and mounted weapons to disable vehicles and remove obstacles. In addition, the vehicle typically carries a computer that is remotely linked to the Batcave's main computer, a remote control function, a field forensic kit and a personal small helicopter held in the trunk called a whirlybat. The Batmobile is bulletproof and is bolstered by impact-reistant hydraulics. ... For other uses, see Weapon (disambiguation). ... This article is about the machine. ... The Batcave. ... Forensics or forensic science is the application of science to questions which are of interest to the legal system. ... For other uses, see Helicopter (disambiguation). ...


The vehicle has changed frequently over the decades. In the early stages of Batman's career, he modified a sedan, with armor, technologically advanced automotive customization, and has turned the Batmobile into the sleek street machine he currently drives. A notchback full-size luxury sedan. ...


The Batmobile is also frequently referred to as being powered by nuclear generation of electricity, both by Robin in a launch checklist from the 1966 television show ("Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed!"), and by The Penguin in Batman Returns, where one of his schemes to kill Batman is to turn the Batmobile into "a H-bomb on wheels." Robin (also referred to as The Boy Wonder) is the name of several fictional characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics, originally created by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson, as a junior counterpart to DC Comics superhero Batman. ... The year 1966 in television involved some significant events. ... This article is about the 1960s television series. ... The Penguin (Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot), is a DC Comics supervillain and is an enemy of Batman. ... For the video game based on the film, see Batman Returns (video game). ...


Early history

Originally in the comic books, Batman drove only a simple red automobile with nothing special in its functions. The car's design gradually evolved. It became a "specially built high-powered auto" by Detective #30, and in Batman #5 it began featuring an ever-larger bat hood ornament and an ever-darker paint job. Cover of Detective Comics #27 (May 1939). ... Batman is an ongoing comic book series featuring the DC Comics action hero of the same name. ... A hood ornament is the name given to a specially crafted model of something which symbolises a car company like a badge. ...

The Lincoln Futura concept car
The Lincoln Futura concept car

Eventually, the predominant designs included a large, dark-colored body and bat-like accessories, including large tailfins scalloped to resemble a bat's wings. “Chiroptera” redirects here. ...


1966 TV Batmobile

Although vehicles for the Batman films have been custom built for the purpose, perhaps the most famous Batmobile, the one from the 1966-1968 live action television show, began life as a Ford concept car called the Lincoln Futura, built over a decade earlier in 1954. The body of the Futura was fabricated by Ghia of Italy, whose artisans hammered the car's panels over logs and tree stumps[citation needed] carved as forms to create the sleek manta ray-like car. In 1959, the Futura was featured sporting a fresh red paint job in the film, "It Started With A Kiss", starring Debbie Reynolds and Glenn Ford. In 1965, ABC-TV chose famed Hollywood customizer George Barris to design a "Batmobile" for their soon-to-go-into production Batman show. Dean Jeffries worked on the design and initial fabrication for the Batmobile, using a 1959 Cadillac, but when the studio wanted the car faster than he could deliver, he turned it back to George Barris.[1] With only three weeks to finish, Barris decided that rather than build a car from scratch, it would be best to transform the Lincoln Futura (bought from Ford for $1.00[citation needed]) into the famous crimefighting vehicle of TV's caped crusader. Barris hired Bill Cushenberry to do the metal modifications to the car. When filming for the series began, several problems arose due to the age of the car: It overheated, the battery went dead, and the expensive Mickey Thompson tires kept blowing. By mid season, the engine and transmission were replaced with a Ford Galaxie. This article is about the 1960s television series. ... 1938 Buick Y-Job, the first Concept car A concept car or show car is a car prototype made to showcase a concept, new styling, technology and more. ... 1955 Lincoln Futura Concept The Lincoln Futura was never a production model, but was instead a concept car designed by the Lincoln division of Ford Motor Company. ... George Barris is one of the best-known designers of custom cars in the world. ... Two men called George Barris were prominent in the latter half of the twentieth century for their links to the Hollywood entertainment community. ... 1966 Ford Galaxie 7 Litre Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Ford Galaxie For other uses, see Galaxie (disambiguation). ...


Barris built three fiberglass copies of the original Batmobile for exhibition on the car show circuit (one of which was used for exhibition drag racing). Eventually, the three copies were covered with a black velvet "fuzz" paint, presumably to hide stress cracks in the fiberglass bodies. Later, all three were restored to their gloss black paint job. The 3 replicas are all based on a 1965-1966 Ford Galaxie. Barris has retained ownership of the original TV car, which is currently on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. The three Barris copies all reside in private collections. The Petersen Automotive Museum is located on Wilshire Boulevard along Museum Row in the Miracle Mile neighborhood of Los Angeles. ...


One of these three Batmobiles was sold at the Coys Spring Classic Cars Auction on February 27, 2007 at the Royal Horticultural Hall in London. Coys Auctions had said it expected the car to fetch more than £75,000[2] - the final and closing bid was £119,000, equivalent to $233,000 USD at the time.[3] The Royal Horticultural Society was founded in 1804 as the London Horticultural Society, and gained its present name in a Royal Charter granted in 1861 by Prince Albert. ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ...

“Ford” redirects here. ... The Edsel was a make of automobile manufactured by the Ford Motor Company during the 1958, 1959, and 1960 model years. ... “Ford” redirects here. ... Lincoln is an American luxury automobile brand, operated under the Ford Motor Company. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Mercury is an automobile marque of the Ford Motor Company founded in 1939 to market entry-level-luxury cars slotted between Ford-branded regular models and Lincoln-branded luxury vehicles, similar to General Motors Buick (and former Oldsmobile) brand and Chryslers Chrysler brand. ... Merkur, the German word for Mercury, was an automobile brand which was briefly marketed by Ford Motor Company in the United States and Canada from 1985 to 1989. ... Volvo Cars, or Volvo Personvagnar, is a well-known Swedish automobile maker founded in 1927 in the city of Gothenburg in Sweden. ...

Later history

In Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, the Batmobile has been modified into a tank-like armored riot control vehicle, complete with machine guns shooting rubber bullets, and large tank treads in place of tires. The premiere issue of the series Spoiler warning: The Dark Knight Returns (known as DKR by fans) is a superhero comic book story published by DC Comics between 1985 and 1986, starring Batman. ... French mobile gendarmes doing riot control. ...

A Batmobile replica on display at Six Flags Great America, in front of Batman: The Ride.

Later versions of the famed Batmobile would be built off the stretched-out platforms of other cars, such as the Chevrolet Caprice and Buick Riviera. This style was used in the two Batman films directed by Tim Burton. Reputedly, every gadget seen on the Batmobile used in these films was fully functional, including the jet engine, which consumed fuel at such a high rate that there was only enough fuel capacity to run it for the approximately fifteen seconds of the longest shot in which you can see it operating. This version of the Batmobile was later seen in the Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman episode called "Don't Tug On Superman's Cape," an episode which shows that some collectors had apparently stolen the Batmobile. (This may have been an attempt to explain why a different Batmobile is shown in Batman Forever) This long, sleek design was later adapted for Batman: The Animated Series, wherein the vehicle was a long, low machine inspired by art deco design style of the film series. As the 1990s Batman films were handed over to director Joel Schumacher, the design for the Batmobile became increasingly implausible, as decorative lighting was added to the vehicle's rims and front edge, and the wing-shaped fins reached further into the air. Although this article has claimed "The Joel Shumacher designs also lacked a passenger seat, the vehicles only able to transport their driver" if you look closely at the footage where Batman jumps down into the car you can clearly see two seats, also the throttle is mounted on a ridge not to dissimilar from a drive train ridge in a car . Batman Forever was originally supposed to have a Batmobile designed by famed designer H. R. Giger, but Giger backed out of the project when Warner Brothers rejected his design. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (3072x2304, 2764 KB) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (3072x2304, 2764 KB) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Six Flags Great America is the Chicago metropolitan areas Six Flags theme park located in Gurnee, Illinois. ... The Chevrolet Caprice (later called Caprice Classic) was a series name of automobile produced by Chevrolet, a division of General Motors, in the United States from the 1965 through 1996 model years. ... The Buick Riviera was an automobile produced by Buick in the United States from the 1963 to 1999 model years, with 1,127,261 produced. ... Timothy Tim William Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated American film director, writer and designer notable for the quirky and often dark atmosphere in his high-profile films. ... Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman was a live-action television series based on the Superman comic books. ... The animated Batman shoots his grappling gun from a rooftop in a scene from the episode, On Leather Wings. ... Asheville City Hall. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... Joel Schumacher (born August 29, 1939 in New York, New York, USA) is an American film director, writer, and producer. ... Batman Forever is a 1995 superhero film. ... Birth machine Hans Ruedi Giger (IPA: ) (born at Chur, Grisons canton, February 5, 1940) is an Academy Award-winning Swiss painter, sculptor, and set designer best known for his design work on the film Alien. ... “WB” redirects here. ...


The animated series Batman Beyond had a flying vehicle referred to as the Batmobile (in the show's future era, flying cars had become commonplace). Batman Beyond (known as Batman of the Future in Europe, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand and India) is an American animated television series created by The WB Television Network in collaboration with DC Comics as a continuation of the Batman legacy. ...


In the Batman: Hush storyline, a splash page by Jim Lee shows all the previous Batmobiles (from comics, movies, and all TV series) in storage in the Batcave. A sample of dialogue between Batman and Nightwing supports this point: Batman: "We'll take the car." Nightwing: "O.K. Which one?" In addition, some incarnations of the character, such as Batman: The Animated Series, establish that Batman has a large ground vehicle fleet of various makes and models as well as utility vehicles to use when the Batmobile would be too conspicuous. Published 2002-2003 in monthly installments in Batman issues 608-619 by DC Comics Characters Batman (Bruce Wayne), Catwoman (Selina Kyle), Superman (Clark Kent), Nightwing (Dick Grayson), Robin (Tim Drake), The Joker, The Riddler, Hush, Scarecrow, Huntress, Ras al Ghul, Lex Luthor, Two-Face, Commissioner James Gordon, Oracle, Harley... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the DC Comics hero and former sidekick of Batman. ... The animated Batman shoots his grappling gun from a rooftop in a scene from the episode, On Leather Wings. ... Pickup truck with extended cabin and homebuilt lumber rack. ...


A collection of original Batmobiles are on display at the Cars of the Stars Motor Museum located in Keswick, northern England. A Batmobile from Batman Forever can also been seen on the Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour. Replicas of the Tim Burton-era Batmobiles are on display in front of several Batman: The Ride roller coasters. The Cars of the Stars Motor Museum is located in Keswick, northern England and features a collection of celebrity television and film vehicles. ... The Moot Hall in the centre of Keswick. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ...


Batman Begins

The Batmobile depicted in the 2005 film Batman Begins owes more to the tank-like vehicle from Frank Miller's Batman: The Dark Knight Returns than to the sleek automobiles seen in previous incarnations. The film's production designer described the machine as being a cross between a Lamborghini and a Hummer. In that film, Bruce Wayne modifies a military vehicle known as the Tumbler, and the vehicle that he creates is never referred to as the "Batmobile." When Batman asks Gordon to aid him in stopping Ra's al Ghul, he asks "can you drive stick?". However, in the various interior sequences of the Batmobile/Tumbler being driven, it appears to drive not like a manual transmission automobile, but rather, a boat, based on throttle placement, use, and construction. Six individual Batmobiles were built for filming in the movie, each with a special purpose to meet the various stunt needs of the film: two regular, full-size driving Batmobiles for exterior shots; one full-size model with hydraulics for the jump sequences; one full-size functional vehicle with propane tanks to fuel the rocket blast out of the rear nozzle and a 1/3-scale radio-controlled electric model for the most involved stunts in the film (e.g. the roof-top chase sequence). These scenes were filmed on a massive set built on a stage at Shepperton Studios over the course of 9 weeks. For the video game based on the film, see Batman Begins (video game). ... This article is about Frank Miller, the comic book writer and artist and movie writer and director. ... The premiere issue of the series Spoiler warning: The Dark Knight Returns (known as DKR by fans) is a superhero comic book story published by DC Comics between 1985 and 1986, starring Batman. ... Production designer is a term used in the movie and television industries to refer to the person responsible for the overall look of a filmed event such as films, TV programs, music videos or adverts. ... For other uses, see Lamborghini (disambiguation). ... Hummer is a brand of off-road vehicles sold by General Motors, also known as GM. The H1 version is based on the military High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV, or Humvee). ... For other uses, see Batman (disambiguation). ... Shepperton Studios, located in Shepperton, Middlesex, England is a film studio with a long history of film making. ...


The Batman

In the animated series The Batman, the Batmobile resembled a sports coupe with multiple jet exhaust slits protruding from the back bumper. In the third season episode "RPM", this Batmobile was wrecked beyond repair, and Batman completed a prototype design that included a Wayne Industries 'EXP' power generator. This Batmobile was longer and had a lower profile with only one triangular jet exhaust coming from the rear of the car. At the end of the episode, Batman remarks that due to the Batmobile EXP's success, it's a "keeper". In the fourth season, an episode will explore Gotham City in the year 2027, complete with a new tank-like Batmobile reminiscent of Frank Miller's design for the Batmobile in The Dark Knight Returns. The Batman is an Emmy Award-winning American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. ... The following is an episode list for the Kids WB animated television series The Batman. ... RPM is an episode of The Batmans third season. ... The following is an episode list for the Kids WB animated television series The Batman. ... This article is about Frank Miller, the comic book writer and artist and movie writer and director. ... The premiere issue of the series Spoiler warning: The Dark Knight Returns (known as DKR by fans) is a superhero comic book story published by DC Comics between 1985 and 1986, starring Batman. ...


The Batmobile in popular culture

  • The 1970s BMW CSL (BMW E9) Touring Car Racers were dubbed 'Batmobiles'.
  • the Panoz Esperante GTR-1 was also nicknamed the Batmobile due to its similar appearance to the car seen in the 1990s movies.
  • In the movie Rock Star, Mark Wahlberg's character is given to extravagant spending; one of his first purchases is the original Batmobile from the TV Series.
  • In the TV Series The Drew Carey Show, Drew Carey won the Batman Forever Batmobile as a prize.
  • A series of TV advertisements for OnStar featured a Batmobile equipped with the system, which allowed Batman to call various Gotham characters, summon police, remotely unlock the vehicle's doors and find the nearest jet fuel station.
  • In the cartoon Transformers: Cybertron, the Decepticon leader Megatron looks similar to the Joel Schumacher version.
  • In the movie Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Daffy Duck drives the Batmobile into the water tower on the Warner Bros. studio lot, causing it to fall over and nearly crush Jenna Elfman's character.
  • On the TV series Tiny Toon Adventures, Hamton the Pig is working as a parking valet at a restaurant when the Batmobile drives up. Batman exits, tosses him the keys, and says "Be careful with it -- I just got it detailed." Hampton accidentally activates the rocket boosters, and the car flies off, punching a hole through the Moon that resembles the famed Batman symbol.
  • On the TV series Animaniacs, the Tim Burton version of the Batmobile approaches the WB studios front gates, the guard at the door greets the driver by saying "Good afternoon Mr. Keaton."
  • Also on Animaniacs, one episode depicts Dr. Otto Scratchansniff pleading with Batman: "I don't want to drive the Batmobile, I just want to sit in it!"
  • In a third Animaniacs appearance, Dot Warner's interpretation of a Puck soliloquy from A Midsummer Night's Dream renders the line, "And Robin shall make amends ere long" as "And the Boy Wonder will save us." The Tim Burton version of the Batmobile then drives up to the Warner siblings and opens its canopy; Robin pulls the trio into the car, which departs, saving them from an angry fairy.
  • Yet another Animaniacs cartoon features a parody of the poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. As the WB studios empty out for the Christmas break, the Tim Burton version of the Batmobile pulls up to the gate, and Ralph the Guard waves it through, saying, "Goodnight, Mr. Keaton, that's a lovely sedan."
  • Still another Animaniacs appearance of the Batmobile occurs in the cartoon Video Revue, with the Warner siblings entering the box art for a videotape copy of the 1989 Batman movie and stealing the Batmobile, leaving behind a bemused Batman who was working under the car.
  • A parody of the Christmas tune "Jingle Bells" states that the "(the) Batmobile lost its wheel / and (the) Joker got away". Mark Hamill, in character as The Joker, performed this song alteration in an episode of Batman: The Animated Series entitled Christmas with the Joker. This parody also appeared in a very early episode of The Simpsons, sung by Bart Simpson (the song predates both shows by many years).
    • On the TV Series Justice League Unlimited, The Flash has to make an excuse for Batman's absence, and says the last lines of the Jingle Bells parody, adding "Well that's what I heard."
  • An episode of The Simpsons guest-starred Adam West with the Batmobile. Another episode featured the Batmobile in a museum of famous cars next to Herbie the Love Bug and a car from Mad Max. The latter episode featured a live Batman and Robin in the vehicle, who had both tried poorly to conceal the fact that they were not dummies.
  • Batmobile is the name of a psychobilly band. A Riot Grrl band named itself Bratmobile.
  • On an episode of The Man Show, a lucky guest won a ride in the Batmobile with Adam West in the "Wheel of Destiny" segment.
  • The car is seen in an episode of Brotherly Love.
  • The Lincoln Futura version of the Batmobile is seen in the movie The Benchwarmers, driven by Jon Lovitz.
  • House music producer Todd Terry had a minor club hit in 1988 with Bango (To The Batmobile). It contained a sample of Batman saying "To the Batmobile - let's go". The debut album from The Todd Terry Project, which contains the song, is also named after that sample.

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Batmobiles in other media

  • Batman (1989 film)
    • BATMAN-NEWS: Batmobile - Batman (1989 film)
    • http://www.batmanytb.com/movies/batman/gadgets/batmobile.php
      • BATMAN-NEWS: Batmobile - Batman Returns
      • http://www.batmanytb.com/movies/batmanreturns/gadgets/batmobile.php
  • Batman Forever
    • BATMAN-NEWS: Batmobile - Batman Forever
    • http://www.batmanytb.com/movies/batmanforever/gadgets/batmobile.php
  • Batman & Robin (1997 film)
    • BATMAN-NEWS: Batmobile - Batman & Robin (1997 film)
    • http://www.batmanytb.com/movies/batmanandrobin/gadgets/batmobile.php
  • Batman Begins
    • BATMAN-NEWS: Batmobile - Batman Begins
    • http://www.batmanytb.com/movies/batmanbegins/gadgets/batmobile.php
  • Lego Batman

This article is about the 1960s television series. ... This article is about the Hanna-Barbera television series. ... The animated Batman shoots his grappling gun from a rooftop in a scene from the episode, On Leather Wings. ... LEGO Batman is a theme of LEGO building sets based on the comics, films, and cartoons featuring the DC Comics superhero, Batman. ...

References

  1. ^ St. Antoine, Arthur. - "Interview: Dean Jeffries, Hollywood legend". - Motor Trend Magazine
  2. ^ http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/article7586.ece
  3. ^ http://www.bbj.hu/news/news_23362_batmobile%2Bfetches%2B%25C2%25A3119000%2Bafter%2Bbidding%2Bwar%2Bin%2Blondon.html

Motor Trend is one of the oldest automotive magazines still publishing. ...

External links

As the 1990s Batman films were handed over to director Joel Schumacher from Tim Burton, the design for the Batmobile became increasingly fanciful, as decorative lighting was added to the vehicles rims, sides and front edge, and the wing-shaped fins reached further into the air. ... The Batmobile in Batman Begins. ... George Barris is one of the best-known designers of custom cars in the world. ... This article is about the 1960s television series. ... Anton Furst is a distinguished production designer who won an Oscar for designing the Batmobile and the noirish nightmare version of Gotham City in Tim Burtons Batman (1989). ... Batman is a 1989 Academy Award-winning superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. ... Keith Short (born March 8, 1941) is a sculptor for the feature film industry. ... Batman is a 1989 Academy Award-winning superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. ... Bo Welch (born November 30, 1951) is a former motion picture production designer turned director. ... For the video game based on the film, see Batman Returns (video game). ... Birth machine Hans Ruedi Giger (IPA: ) (born at Chur, Grisons canton, February 5, 1940) is an Academy Award-winning Swiss painter, sculptor, and set designer best known for his design work on the film Alien. ... Batman Forever is a 1995 superhero film. ... The Cars of the Stars Motor Museum is located in Keswick, northern England and features a collection of celebrity television and film vehicles. ... 1955 Lincoln Futura Concept The Lincoln Futura was never a production model, but was instead a concept car designed by the Lincoln division of Ford Motor Company. ... The Volo Auto Museum is an automobile museum in the Chicago suburb of Volo, Illinois, USA. It is part of a larger antique mall. ... Bob Kane (born Robert Kahn, October 24, 1915 – November 3, 1998) was an American comic book artist and writer credited as the creator of the DC Comics superhero Batman. ... William Bill Finger (February 8, 1914–January 18, 1974) was an American writer best known as the uncredited co-creator, with Bob Kane, of the DC Comics character Batman, as well as the co-architect of the series development. ... Cover to Batman Allies: Secret Files & Origins 2005. ... Batman (originally referred to as the Bat-Man and still referred to at times as the Batman) is a DC Comics fictional superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ... Azrael (Jean-Paul Valley) is a fictional character from DC Comics. ... Robin (also referred to as The Boy Wonder) is the name of several fictional characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics, originally created by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson, as a junior counterpart to DC Comics superhero Batman. ... 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