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Batmobile
BatmobileB&R
General Information
Official name: Batmobile
Appearances: Batman & Robin
Designed by: Harald Belker
Type: Custom automobile
Used by: Batman
"This is why Superman works alone"
―Batman to Robin on Robin having a car.[src]

That Batmobile was the third known model that was used by Batman. That model appeared to resemble the Batmobile in Batman: The Animated Series.

HistoryEdit

Putting the Heat on Mr. FreezeEdit

After his previous Batmobile was destroyed by The Riddler, Batman introduced this new Batmobile in the Batcave as it rised up from the turntable, just before he and Robin went on to face Mr. Freeze at the Gotham Museum of Art. Robin said he wanted a car adding that "Chicks Dig The Car!". Batman stated "This is Why Superman Works Alone". Before leaving the Batcave with the car, Alfred reminds Batman to bring the vehicle back in one piece. On his way out of the tunnel with Robin alongside him in his Redbird, Batman receives a video message from Commissioner Gordon about Freeze.

Later in the film while pursuing Freeze in his Freezemobile, the chase ends up on a giant statue. While riding down the arm towards the hand and fingers. Batman tells Robin to pull back cause he can't jump across the hand to the building but Robin insists that he can make it. To slow him down, Batman hacks into the Redbird's control codes of the motorcycle and orders the engine to be disabled. Robin's cycle stops short of the fingers after the Redbird slows down and the Batmobile makes the jump in the air while Robin screams in anger. While Freeze's Freezemobile lands on top of the building. Freeze shoots his beam at the Batmobile and freeze's the car. Batman is able to eject himself from the car while the now frozen car lands on top of the building in a thud. While Freeze laughs at this predicament he sees Batman flying towards him and he crashes into the windshield of the vehicle and apprehends Freeze standing over him victoriously.

Back at the Batcave, the Batmobile is revealed to be in pristine condition when Batman returns to the cave after handing Freeze to the police. The Batmobile is seen again alongside the Redbird when Batman and Robin arrive at Mr. Freeze's hideout the Snowy Cones Factory after hearing about Freeze's escape from Arkham Asylum.

This Batmobile is the only one that isn't destroyed during the film.

Technical SpecificationsEdit

  • Length: 33 feet long; 10 meters long. The six flame columns formed a V-shaped output of 1,80 m length.
  • Height: 1.5 m
  • Maximum Speed: 230 mph on open road, 350 mph with afterburner thrust; TFX road tested the Batmobile at 140 mph. 350 km/h and the additional jet propulsion brought the car to 530 km/h.
  • Engine: Chevy 350 ZZ3 (off-road racing motor). Instead of a single jet exhaust, that Batmobile had a "boattail" rear flanked by separate fenders, each with three smaller exhaust nozzles.
  • Axle Base: 388 m
  • Tires: It rode on custom 22" wheels with prototype, 55 m Good Year tires.

The aeronomical chassis design and "T" axis wheelbase provided the Batman & Robin Batmobile counterbalance gyrometric stability, which allowed for high velocity 90-degree turns at speeds greater than 70 mph without losing momentum.

GalleryEdit

AppearancesEdit

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