So accurate that it took nearly a year to complete, this officially-licensed, roadworthy replica of the Batmobile featured in the iconic 1960s TV show was built from the original molds on a custom Lincoln chassis. This crime-fighting cruiser comes equipped a 430-horsepower, 383 Blueprint Crate engine and a Monster TH350 automatic transmission. Yes, there’s a rear-facing propane tank creates the same afterburner effect as the original. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“The vehicle’s cockpit honors the gadgetry of the TV series with a blinking Batphone, switch-operated electric actuators that open the hood and trunk, and a rotating red beacon to alert citizens while in pursuit of fiendish criminals. Other intriguing, if less functional, accessories include a glowing detect-a-scope screen, a Batbeam ray that raises from a hood-mounted antenna, and empty rear parachute packs. The vehicle’s exterior bears all the hallmarks of its namesake, from bubble-canopy windshields to chrome “rocket” tubes behind the rear windshield,” according to Hammacher.