The first official Batmobile ever built is headed to auction

If you’re a fan of old-school Batman comics, there’s really only one Batmobile for you. It’s not Zack Snyder’s brand new model, nor is it Christopher Nolan’s tank. Not even Tim Burton’s slick version or the legendary customized Lincoln used in the ’60s TV series will do. No, this recently-discovered Batmobile built from a 1956 Oldsmobile is the only real option for lovers of the original comics.

The hand-built car is said to be the very first officially-licensed Batmobile ever made, and it’s up at auction now for a starting price of $ 90,000. Unlike all of the other Batmobiles, it evokes the original design used in the 1940s comics: a massive center tail fin and long, swooping lines, and a bat face for a front end.

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