For $180k, this incredible 1966 Batmobile replica could be yours. Jeweler Jim Semershein couldn’t get his hands on the real deal, so he took a 1958 Thunderbird and transformed it into the masterpiece above. Everything from the 351 cubic inch V8 to the outside frame and interior was a perfect replica of the original George Barris creation. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“After touring the country with his creation for two years, Semershein eventually sold the car to Barris, who was so impressed by the immaculate copy job that he wrote a letter averring its authenticity, making #5 (semi)officially a true Batmobile,” according to Hi Consumption.