Original Batmobile sells for $4.2-million
The original Batmobile from the 1960s television
series 'Batman' has sold at auction for $4.2-million.
A spokeswoman for Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. says the winning
bidder has not been disclosed following Saturday's auction.
The 19-foot (5.79-meter) -long black, bubble-topped car was used
in the ``Batman'' TV show that starred Adam West as the Caped
The car's owner - famed auto customizer George Barris, of Los
Angeles - transformed a one-of-a-kind 1955 Lincoln Futura concept
car into the sleek crime-fighting machine. On the show, it boasted
lasers and a ``Batphone'' and could lay down smoke screens and oil
Barris' publicist says his client is pleased with the auction
(The Associated Press)