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Road-legal Batmobile developed

Posted on Monday, 25 July, 2011 | Comment icon 9 comments | News tip by: Still Waters

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Move over Batman - an aspiring racing driver has built the world's first road-legal Batmobile.

Casey Putsch took five months to put together the Tim Burton era inspired Batmobile, the vehicle is jet turbine powered and can travel at speeds of up to 180mph. While replicas have been built before, this one is special in that it is a legal vehicle and can be driven on the roads.

"An aspiring racing driver and Batman fanatic has created the world's first road-legal jet turbine powered Batmobile - which can reach speeds of 180mph."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Spid3rCyd3 on 25 July, 2011, 13:39
Looks cool, just kind of liked the Val Kilmer one better though. This one looks to...plastic or something.
Comment icon #2 Posted by BrianPotter on 25 July, 2011, 13:49
Aye...people may well look at it in a carpark of Veyron's and Mclarens but i think id rather drive home in the Buggati....
Comment icon #3 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 25 July, 2011, 15:25
I know what I want for Christmas!
Comment icon #4 Posted by Robert1 on 25 July, 2011, 19:07
I love it! That car must be really fun to drive.
Comment icon #5 Posted by BiffSplitkins on 25 July, 2011, 19:23
I still prefer the original Batmobile over all.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Alienated Being on 25 July, 2011, 21:20
I would prefer the modern Batmobile, myself. You know... the "tank"?
Comment icon #7 Posted by xXHellkittiesXx on 26 July, 2011, 0:34
Gimme, gimme, gimme!
Comment icon #8 Posted by Spid3rCyd3 on 26 July, 2011, 4:46
Modern one, the Tumbler. Definitely cool.
Comment icon #9 Posted by V__ on 27 July, 2011, 8:07
Tumbler's cool, but this baby is what inspired us all.. .. Now that's true dedication to Batman.

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