Organizers Say Tumbler Batmobile Replica Too Shitty To Race The Gumball

As the Gumball 3000 commences the European leg of its 2014 tour, one car that generated a considerable amount of hype and press for the event is conspicuously absent: the Tumbler Batmobile replica. The car's inability to run in the rally has created a very public rift between its builders and the team running it. » 6/09/14 12:36pm 6/09/14 12:36pm

Chinese Knockoff Batmobile Is Just $11,207, Some Assembly Required

26-year-old Li Weilei and friends have built a full-scale Tumbler Batmobile replica out of scrap metal at a warehouse in Shanghai. Doesn't look quite as off-road ready as the new batmobile, but apparently it was built for about 11 grand. Oh, and it can't actually move under its own power. » 6/03/14 10:45am 6/03/14 10:45am

Who's foolish enough to not bid on a Batman Tumbler golf cart?

I don't know about you guys but I don't have much self control when it comes to awesome things that deserve to be purchased. Even if they don't do anything I can't help myself. See awesome, buy awesome. I assume the entire world operates like that too. So now I'm thinking about how many people are going to put… » 12/04/13 8:43am 12/04/13 8:43am

This Craigslist BMW Is Parked Next To A Batmobile With No Explanation…

Every now and then, I find stuff on Craigslist that really throws me for a loop. Take this ad for a 1998 BMW 528i. Looks like a decent used car deal with the kinds of goodies we like on our BMWs — sport package, BBS wheels, manual transmission, sun roof, nice audio system and "no check engine light" on the dash.… » 1/19/13 3:00pm 1/19/13 3:00pm

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Batman's Tumbler

Most everyone has seen the new Batmobile, known as the Tumbler, in action on the big screen. But not everyone knows what makes it tick. Sure, there was that one guy who made his own Tumbler single-handedly, but the rest of us may not have studied up on the Dark Knight's ride so extensively. How Stuff Works has put… » 8/08/08 4:40pm 8/08/08 4:40pm

Man Builds Batman Tumbler Replica Single-Handedly

In the pantheon of awesome fan art, Bob Dullam holds a place of high regard after his work on a full scale, working Tumbler replica from the movies Batman Begins and The Dark Knight. Constructed in his two-car garage with little more than pictures and the extra features from the DVD, Bob has built for himself the… » 8/05/08 4:00pm 8/05/08 4:00pm

Batpod Photographed, Less Subtle Than Lamborghini

In a move we're assuming the Joker will be unable to duplicate in "The Dark Knight", reader Erich caught the intimidating new Batpod up close and personal on the set of a photoshoot and snapped off a couple pics of his own. While the two-wheeled cohort of the Tumbler probably elicits pleas for mercy from its riders,… » 6/27/08 5:00pm 6/27/08 5:00pm