The TV Batmobile on display at the Friars of Beverly Hills celebrity fundraiser dinner gala presenting their Life Achievement Award to Hollywood car creator George Barris at the Friars of Beverly Hills on June 17, 2006 in Beverly Hills, …
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The original Batmobile used in the 1960s TV series sold at an Arizona auction Saturday for $4.6 million dollars.
The owner of a Tempe-based logistics company, Rick Champagne, is the lucky buyer.
He told "Speed TV" he plans to keep the Batmobile in his living room.
Legendary car customizer George Barris designed the car for the TV show by modifying a 1955 Lincoln concept car.
On the show, the car shot flames, squirted oil and slashed tires, but the car is not actually designed to do any of that.
Actor Adam West portrayed Bruce Wayne/Batman in the TV series and Burt Ward portrayed Robin. The series ran ran on ABC from 1966-1968.
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