Want to own a 1966 Batmobile?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Brad Pittiful, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Brad Pittiful

    Brad Pittiful Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Dec 22, 2008
    Philly Burbs
    there is a company that makes them...check out the video

     
  2. NothingGoatboat

    NothingGoatboat Tele-Meister

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    How long til Jay Leno buys one?
     
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  3. Bruxist

    Bruxist Friend of Leo's

    Oct 12, 2010
    Kentucky, USA
    Yes. Yes I do. For the past 40 years.
     
  4. Brad Pittiful

    Brad Pittiful Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Dec 22, 2008
    Philly Burbs
    jay could buy batmobile number one which is valued at like 5 million bucks...no need fora knockoff for him
     
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  5. Brad Pittiful

    Brad Pittiful Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Dec 22, 2008
    Philly Burbs
    me too!
     
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  6. kafka

    kafka Tele-Holic

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    Oct 18, 2013
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    I've always wanted an old-timey fire engine. I figure it would be great fun to research them, save up money, find just the perfect specimen. Maybe even fly somewhere to go pick it up and drive it home cross country.

    Then I'd park it outside, invite some friends over to see it. A couple might say they will when they get a chance. But most would just say "Nice!" on FB, and that would be it. I'd go back inside. Maybe watch baseball or golf on TV. Then I'd go outside and look at it for a few minutes and then sit in it for a while. I'd go back in, check to see of bowling or poker is on TV. Nope. Back outside to look at it, maybe try to flag down a neighbor to talk about it. Try to take some good pictures of it for FB during the 'golden hour' when the lighting is perfect. Then I'd go back in and make dinner, and later in the evening I'd watch some stupid old movie on Amazon.

    And after that, I'd start looking into what it would take to buy a Batmobile.
     
  7. Musekatcher

    Musekatcher Tele-Afflicted

    That would be a super hit for parades. How much?
     
  8. Bassman8

    Bassman8 Tele-Meister Gold Supporter

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    Feb 17, 2018
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    I've always loved that car. Nothing has ever come close to it's sheer coolness.
     
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  9. Musekatcher

    Musekatcher Tele-Afflicted

    135k. Eh, no wonder I don't dodge them on my commute.
     
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  10. David Barnett

    David Barnett Doctor of Teleocity

    Isn't it really a 1954 Lincoln show car, not a 1966?

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  11. Shuster

    Shuster Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Oct 31, 2018
    South Texas
    Funny you ask!:),,, I so want!!,, But at $134.999 I'll have to save up:(
     
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  12. Brad Pittiful

    Brad Pittiful Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Dec 22, 2008
    Philly Burbs
    saying 1966 is because of the TV show...the futura was a 50s car...barris bought it for a dollar and made it into the batmobile for the film and TV show which started in 1966
     
  13. Brad Pittiful

    Brad Pittiful Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Dec 22, 2008
    Philly Burbs
    start a go fund me page!
     
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  14. 3fngrs

    3fngrs Friend of Leo's

    Oct 30, 2017
    Ohio
    I'd like to have that. It would look great parked next to the '89 batmobile that I don't have in the cave I don't have. Or do I?:twisted:;)
     
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  15. 2blue2

    2blue2 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Jul 20, 2013
    Island of Oahu
    So flipping Awesome
     
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  16. Ringo

    Ringo Poster Extraordinaire

    Mar 16, 2003
    Memphis TN
    I've seen that in the past, must be a pretty limited market , but definitely a very cool car!
     
  17. Shuster

    Shuster Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Oct 31, 2018
    South Texas
    AMEN BROTHER! Love it when he starts it up. Batman never had that thunder under the hood;)
     
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  18. WetBandit

    WetBandit Friend of Leo's

    Oct 11, 2016
    Somewhere
    1955...Lincoln Futura.


    I talked to a guy named Doug Heinz I think that was his name?

    He runs Gotham Crusiers in some place in Ohio... those cars that have all the features are pretty expensive...

    Could be over 100k.
     
  19. Recce

    Recce Tele-Afflicted

    May 3, 2016
    Northern Alabama
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    I found last Saturday I had the Hot Wheels Red Baron Car which I was actually looking for but had not really found. It was in with my Son’s Hot Wheels. Close enough for me.
     
  20. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 10, 2018
    In space with Ziggy
    Looks cool but the dimensions seem a little off compared to the real one.
     
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