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Street-legal batmobile 'Tumbler' offered for $1M
Replica is based on the same vehicle that appeared in director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.
Tue, Mar 04, 2014 at 11:33 AM
If you're someone who enjoys dressing up as Batman, and also possesses the bank account of his alter-ego Bruce Wayne, I've got the perfect ride for your future adventures.
A street-legal replica of Batman's "Tumbler," which acted as the superhero's batmobile in director Christopher Nolan's recent trilogy, has gone up for sale on the luxury site James Edition
. It can be yours for a cool $1M - a considerable savings from the estimated $18M it would cost to build the version featured in "Batman Begins." According to the listing, here's what you'll receive:
"This concept vehicle features an LS1 motor with a custom built frame, chassis and drive line. It has an automatic transmission, dually rear end featuring FOUR 44" super swamper tires with custom rims! It has a custom cut windows, seating for two, 5 driver assist cameras, Double den stereo with blue tooth, CD/DVD, Ipod integration for all of your entertainment needs. This vehicle also features GPS Navigation worldwide as well as a custom interior. It is a limited edition of only 5 worldwide! We have built this insane vehicle to be street legal however please understand that this is not a daily driver!"
I heard the Tumbler can be a tad unwieldy - especially when it comes to being able to safely see other vehicles and pedestrians around you. That being said, I've also written previously about the fundraising power of this vehicle. Back in 2012, people were paying $50 each
just to get a chance to check out an actual Tumbler from the films - with all of the money raised donated to the B.C. Cancer Foundation. There's no reason that success could not be replicated a million times over at other events around the country.
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