How Batman's ride evolved

Last updated 13:39 20/07/2012
Batmobile from The Dark Knight.
Batmobile from The Dark Knight.

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Where would Batman be without the Batmobile, probably the most iconic Super Hero vehicle around?

He may be a bat but he can't fly and now hot on the heels of the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises, comes news of The Batmobile Documentary.


Click on photo at left to view some of the most famous Batmobiles.


Batman's first true Batmobile appeared in the early 1940s and has changed shape and size with different interpretations, evolving in the latest, and perhaps, most impressive of the lot, The Tumbler, seen in The Dark Knight.

That said, there are some pretty impressive Batman vehicles in the latest serving.

This new documentary - unveiled with a special preview at the Comic-Con event in the US - chronicles Batman's rides throughout the years. It features interviews with Batman filmmakers Chris Nolan, Joel Schumacher and Tim Burton as well as a couple of Batmans, including the television series original Adam West and the latest movie incarnation, Christian Bale.

Click below to watch a trailer of The Batmobile Documentary.

What is your favourite Batmobile? Tell us below.

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