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Hollywood Car Crusader George Barris Dead

Barris was the brains behind the original Batmobile which Adam West drove on TV and he also designed motors seen in The Munsters, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Time MAChine, Alfred Hitchcock's North By...

'Bang! Pow! Boom!' Batmobile Sells For $4.62m, Its New Home Is In The Living Room

The first ever Batmobile, specially customised for the iconic 1960s TV show, has been sold in an auction for an enormous $4.62m. Hollywood's best car customiser, George Barris, was commissioned to make the Batmobile. After...

Wrecked James Dean Car Missing

The wrecked car in which screen icon JAMES DEAN died in 1955 has disappeared without trace - and there is a $1 million (GBP556,000) reward for its safe return. The Porsche Spyder was bought...

Car King Sells Off Hollywood Collectibles

Top Hollywood car collector GEORGE BARRIS is auctioning off his collection of movie and TV vehicles, giving devotees the chance to own the original DUKES OF HAZZARD General Lee and KNIGHT RIDER's talking car K.I.T.T....

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