1963 First Batmobile Auctions for $137000GTspiritThe sale car was the creation of Forrest Robinson, a Batman fan who spent three years customizing a 1956 Oldsmobile 88 with a 324 Rocket engine to resemble the single-fin vehicle depicted in DC's Batman Comics from the 1940s and 1950s. He finished in ...
What's a Batmobile Really Worth?Boston.comThe earliest-known Batmobile in existence was sold at auction for $137,000 on December 6. The car was built on the frame of a 1956 Oldsmobile 88, replacing the Oldsmobile's body with a Bat-design that features the Batmobile's iconic dorsal fin, bat ...
This Restored 1963 Batmobile Could Cost You a Cool $500KWiredIn 1963, that roadster was a tricked-out Oldsmobile 88 that toured the country promoting All Star Dairies' Batman-themed ice cream. “Batman's Batmobile,” as local newspaper clippings referred to it, was created when All Star was an official DC Comics' ...
Tesla Model S leads in customer satisfactionOCRegisterEarliest Batmobile goes to auction: Two years before custom car legend George Barris crafted his iconic Batmobile from a Ford Futura, a lesser-known builder by the name of Forrest Robinson built his own version from a 1956 Oldsmobile. Robinson's 1963 ...and more »