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The Adam West Batmobile has a new home in Arizona with Rick Champagne who paid a stunning $4.2 million for the integral piece of Batman history.
"I really liked Batman growing up and I came here with the intention of buying the car," said Champagne, according to Reuters. "Sure enough, I was able to buy it. That was a dream come true."
Designed by George Barris for the 1966-1968 Batman series, the iconic car was built in just 15 days over a 1955 Ford Futura concept model, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The final product was fitted out with the caped crusaders crime fighting essentials as parachutes, oil shooters, and, of course, the Batphone.
"With every pow, bang, wow, wee, I wanted the car to do something just like the actors," Barris told Reuters. "The car had to be a star on its own. And it became one."
Barris kept the car in a California showroom before bringing the street legal vehicle down to Scottsdale, Arizona for the Barrett-Jackson auction.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, when asked what he planned to do with the car, Champagne said he was “going to tear down a wall and put in my living room.”