Batmobile Sells for $4.2 Million

    This October 2012 file photo provided by Barrett-Jackson/George Barris shows the original Batmobile in Los Angeles. Batman's original ride, from the 1960s TV series, has sold at auction for $4.2 million on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Courtesy Barrett-Jackson/George Barris, File)

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    But it can’t even fly. The Batmobile that featured in the 1960s Batman TV series sold at auction for $4.2 million. The Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. in Scottsdale, Ariz., sold the 19-foot-long car to a bidder whose name has not been released. The Batmobile was actually a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car that was transformed for the television show. A publicist said that the car’s previous owner was pleased with the auction result.

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