Holy Futura, Batman! What’s Hiding Behind Your Garage Door?
George Barris, the Hollywood custom car designer famous for creating the legendary Batmobile, has just sold the car at auction for a staggering $4.6 million! The car, an old Lincoln Futura, was originally bought from Ford for a mere $1 in 1965 and, after completely altering the car in his garage, Barris transformed it into the original Batmobile used in the 1966 television series and film. Barris, now 87, spent 15 days and $15,000 transforming the Lincoln Futura. He was responsible for creating everything from the sleek, black exterior, now instantly recognisable throughout the world, to the small superhero details, such…Continue Reading