1960s Batmobile

Photo credit: Hugo Dugio via Reddit

When you want something that is out of your price range (or not available), there are two options: built it yourself or hire someone to do the job. This person chose the former, and this 1960s Batmobile replica turned out perfectly to say the least. On a related note, did you know that in late 1965 20th Century Fox Television and William Dozier’s Greenway Productions contracted renowned Hollywood car tuner Dean Jeffries to design and build a “Batmobile” for their upcoming Batman TV series? Things didn’t quite work out. What eventually became the iconic Batmobile used in the 1966-1968 live action television show and its film adaptation was a customized vehicle that originated as a one-off 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car, created by Ford Motor Company lead stylists Bill Schmidt, Doug Poole Sr., and John Najjar and their design team at the Lincoln Styling Department. Continue reading for more images.