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Swede Builds Batmobile Using ’73 Lincoln Continental, Lots Of Bondo

Posted in Car Tech, Cars, Cartoon Cars, Custom, Detroit, Lincoln, Newsworthy, Pictures, Pop Culture, Popular Cars by Suzanne Denbow | October 2nd, 2009 | 4 Responses |


In Sweden, a virgin with a 1973 Lincoln Continental and a cool $1 million spent about 5 years crafting a full scale replica of the Batmobile. Now, perhaps we’ve been spoiled by years of high-resolution studio photographs of some of the most beautifully engineered cars in the business, but to our discerning eyes the Swedish Batmobile looks a little, uh, shop class. It took the guy 20,000 hours to build though, so despite our penchant for going for the jugular we’re going to stymie the snarky criticism before it starts and simply give credit where credit’s due. Nice job, Sven.

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4 Responses

  1. Mike the Dog says:

    It looked better as a ’73 Lincoln. Just sayin’…

  2. Dustin May says:

    You’re just upset he didn’t start with a Volvo. Although, he was going for the Batmobile and not the Hellboy garbage truck.

    (I keed because I love.)

  3. hugo says:

    The thing is spot on,i built a couple of scale models for different people.
    And after viewing the pics, i say the swede has made a fantastic car.

  4. Blix says:

    “virgin” hahaha very funny (and probably true)