The Batmobile Tours the Country Starting This Week

Starting this week, a number of the iconic vehicles used in Batman's various film and TV adaptations will be touring the United States in support of home video releases for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and The Dark Knight Rises. The vehicles, which were on display this summer at San Diego Comic-Con International, will start their journey in Dallas, Baton Rouge and New Orleans over the next week. The following vehicles will be on display:

  • Batman television series and Batman, The Movie (1966) - driven by Adam West
  • Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992) – driven by Michael Keaton
  • Batman Forever (1995) – driven by Val Kilmer
  • Batman & Robin (1997) – driven by George Clooney
  • Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) – Black Tumbler, Camouflage Tumbler, Bat-Pod – driven by Christian Bale (as well as Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman)

, the final installment of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy, will include a documentary on The Batmobile in its special edition Blu-ray release in December.