Top Picks: Iconic TV Cars

Arguably one of the two most famous cars in TV history, the Batmobile was a modified version of a 1955 one-off concept car called the Lincoln Futura. Given a distinctive glossy paint job with cherry-red stripes – oh, and a rocket thruster on the back – it became a legend in its own time, and its popularity remains undiminished 40 years later. Two years ago it sold at auction for more than $4 million.

Oddly, when compiling a list of iconic TV cars, you realize that the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s provided numerous choices, but the last few years have been disappointingly barren… that means it’s time for a comeback!

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Matt Woles

Matt is a freelance writer focusing on general interest stories related to the automotive industry.

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