Rick Champagne of Arizona buys Batmobile. He knew it was his.

When asked about his $4.2M purchase of the Batmobile from George Barris at the Barrett-Jackson auction, Champagne said "I knew it would be mine." If you put your mind to something, and in the this case your checkbook, in true Batman style Champagne shows that anything is possible. Not much is known about Rick Champagne other than he lives in … [Read more...]

Batmobile sells for $4.2M at Barrett-Jackson Auction!

There are many imitations and tributes but this is the real deal. One of the most recognized cars in the world, the 1966 Batmobile by George Barris has become an iconic vehicle that spans all generations. Based on a 1955 Lincoln Futura, Barris was given $15,000 and 15 days to complete the project for the original Batman TV Show. Purchased for … [Read more...]