Batmobile Creator George Barris Died Aged 89

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George Barris, the creator of the 1966 Batmobile and many other legendary automobiles has died.

Mr Barris’ most famous car was the one Adam West drove during the “Batman” TV show.

Mr Barris also designed the ‘Munsters‘ Koach, the truck for “The Beverly Hillbillies” and the modified Dodge Charger for “Thunder Alley.”

The Batmobile was retooled version of a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car that allegedly cost the Ford Motor Company $250,000. The Batmobile sold at auction in 2013 for $4.62 million.

Mr Barris died early Thursday morning. He was battling brain tumor. Mr Barris was married to Shirley Barris from 1958 until her death in 2001. They had two children, daughter Joji and son Brett.

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Source: TMZ


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