This 1989 Batmobile has a 5.7-litre V8 and actually works

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Driving a Batmobile is the stuff of dreams as a kid, and Mike is getting to slide behind the wheel of one of the coolest ever seen on film - a replica of the 1989 Tim Burton/Michael Keaton Batmobile. It's not quite the original jet turbine car, but a hefty Chevy V8 should do the trick!

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  1. DRIVETRIBE

    DRIVETRIBE

    2 kuukautta sitten

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    • AntiVaganza

      AntiVaganza

      2 kuukautta sitten

      @Butter Been Yeah, it's uncool they can't follow the rules.

    • Pedro Barros

      Pedro Barros

      2 kuukautta sitten

      Love the yellow jacket! Where’s the jacket from?

    • Otis Driftwood

      Otis Driftwood

      2 kuukautta sitten

      I think a rotary from a Mazda RX-7 would be perfect for a Batmobile, both in speed and also sound.

    • mattmarshall747

      mattmarshall747

      2 kuukautta sitten

      Morris Marina handbrake?

    • Cricket England

      Cricket England

      2 kuukautta sitten

      Sorry but their is only one true batmobile and it was driven by Adam West

  2. Very Honest

    Very Honest

    2 päivää sitten

    He's too old for his Jean's to be that tight

  3. Eman ASMR

    Eman ASMR

    9 päivää sitten

    There is a Swedish guy called Leif Garvin who also built a extremely cool replica. He also has a Tumbler, Eleanor and some other cool cars.

  4. Chris Foster

    Chris Foster

    17 päivää sitten

    Adam West's car is the best. Adam West is, was and will always be batman.

  5. Bob Cricket

    Bob Cricket

    18 päivää sitten

    Austin Morris 1300 handbrake (google that car interior), my aunt had one. Given how many on here know this lever type, a firm must have been producing for BL, Austin and Morris.

  6. Shan Hussain

    Shan Hussain

    22 päivää sitten

    Realest Batman fans love all of them... Including the Arkham Knight one

  7. Squinoogle

    Squinoogle

    Uukausi sitten

    This is the original Batmobile for me, it departed from the original series Batmobile and was truely a character in its own right. The outlandish designs from the later mobies were pale imitations and never had that same spirit. The Tumbler is a completely different animal, just like everything else in the Chistopher Nolan movies, and I'd hold it up right beside this one as the true embodyment of the spirit of the Batmobile. That said, this Batmobile has a special place in my heart, right beside the Ecto-1, and Kitt... and probably a few others I'm forgetting.

  8. Andy Kapplin

    Andy Kapplin

    Uukausi sitten

    Why is it that every recreation of this Batmobile has no tinted windows?

  9. Luke Faulkner

    Luke Faulkner

    Uukausi sitten

    Just passed my driving test. What's the insurance on this?

    • MrKristyon

      MrKristyon

      Uukausi sitten

      Laughs in insurance salesman.

  10. Revan Fernando

    Revan Fernando

    Uukausi sitten

    I kinda wanna see them slap a W16 in that thing

  11. Kiryu West

    Kiryu West

    Uukausi sitten

    this is n/a?

  12. The Second Initiate

    The Second Initiate

    Uukausi sitten

    I bet that "ball toner" gives you testicular cancer -_-

  13. [KPG]

    [KPG]

    Uukausi sitten

    As seen at every Six Flags in the United States.

  14. C C

    C C

    Uukausi sitten

    They left head room for the ears on the Batsuit. Plus the ones "used in the films" had V8's too. In universe they were meant to have a turbine drive.

  15. John Aggett

    John Aggett

    Uukausi sitten

    cool video, is the money from the sale of this car going to the cancer charity you mentioned?

  16. NGC 7635

    NGC 7635

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I’d like to see Hammond try to drive this lol

  17. Anna Pondelik

    Anna Pondelik

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Dear Mike, please stop carrying your mobile computer phone in your front pocket - as bad as your father's generation carrying their wallet in their front pocket. Other than that, thank you for the nice video!

  18. ShOtGuNOfRivia

    ShOtGuNOfRivia

    2 kuukautta sitten

    How do the Americans get only 300 Horses out of 5.7 litre V8?

  19. Braxton witteveen

    Braxton witteveen

    2 kuukautta sitten

    It sounds like many lawnmowers running together

  20. Walter Burton

    Walter Burton

    2 kuukautta sitten

    👍👍👍

  21. Z Tol4_I

    Z Tol4_I

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I Absolutely HATED the Joel Schumacher Batman.

  22. Jacob _N_R_Z

    Jacob _N_R_Z

    2 kuukautta sitten

    What whould be the trio's (jezza, hamster, capt. Slow) reaction to this?

  23. Ted H

    Ted H

    2 kuukautta sitten

    The original George Barris creation batmobie is the definitive one!

  24. Christopher Dehen

    Christopher Dehen

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Cool build but what the heck is wrong with the engine? I have never heard a chevy 350 sound that horrible. Doesn't sound like a 350.

  25. Diggnuts

    Diggnuts

    2 kuukautta sitten

    OR... Comic book nonsense is for kids and if you dabble in this pulp as an adult, you are pathetic?

  26. Cory Sanchez

    Cory Sanchez

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Casey Putsch is the guy who built turbine version. He has a youtube channel and hes a regular on vinwiki

  27. Christopher Erwin

    Christopher Erwin

    2 kuukautta sitten

    He needs to see Casey Putsch's turbine powered Batmobile.

  28. The Artist Formerly Known As Shitlord

    The Artist Formerly Known As Shitlord

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Michael Keaton is actually only 5'9. He must've been sat on a few copies of the Yellow Pages when he was driving the car.

  29. skulleater4

    skulleater4

    2 kuukautta sitten

    You should either get better editing software or buy a better camera, cause 1080P does not look like 1080P XD

  30. D00Med Knight

    D00Med Knight

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Maybe I shouldn't be throwing money at my phone at the Doctor's waiting room?!!

  31. SmokinJoe347

    SmokinJoe347

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Michael Keaton was the best Batman by far, Christian Bale was the next best & all the others have been a complete joke, the new film looks like a throwback to the Keaton style & looks worth a watch.

  32. MaskofFayt

    MaskofFayt

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I'm so confused by how you think people think more fondly of the Joel Schumacher movies than the Tim Burton movies

    • Anna Pondelik

      Anna Pondelik

      2 kuukautta sitten

      because he's so YOUNG, Mike is...

  33. Riddly Diddly, I'm a wanted man in Italy

    Riddly Diddly, I'm a wanted man in Italy

    2 kuukautta sitten

    cool video

  34. REC@LL WH!TMER

    REC@LL WH!TMER

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Who not downshift if you need to slow down that bad. Softies don't need a v8 lol. Leave them to use big boys little kids.

  35. Rob Done

    Rob Done

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I'm guessing the hand break reference is to it being an Austin Rover part and having one in his V8 Allegro build. And wow it was either gutless or he wasn't allowed to push it at all judging by the editing.

  36. Shawn Matthews

    Shawn Matthews

    2 kuukautta sitten

    So funny you guys have bat mobiles with steering wheels on the wrong side

  37. Stevie Jo

    Stevie Jo

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Micheal Keaton's Batman is by no means "underrated"! It's considered to be the best one if you were there in 1989

  38. UHCredhead

    UHCredhead

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I find it annoying that it’ll get away with black plates yet I can’t put them on my car from 89, funky looking thing tho

    • Jon Johnson

      Jon Johnson

      2 kuukautta sitten

      Realistically, why does it even need plates, "Help, police, a car hit me.". "Did you get its plates?" "No, but it's the 1989 Batmobile." "Sir, do you know how many of those there are in Britain? Oh, only one..."

  39. Robert Baker

    Robert Baker

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Whenever an American mispronounces something British, we rightly get corrected. That isn’t a “5.7-litre V8”. That’s a “350 Chevy”. Just so you know. Cheers.

  40. James Creel

    James Creel

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Love the content. Work on the audio! Thanks

  41. LostMuffinMan

    LostMuffinMan

    2 kuukautta sitten

    The outro music made me think I had one of pestilys videos on in the background somewhere.

  42. Simon Atkinson

    Simon Atkinson

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I think the handbrake was a fairly standard Austin/Rover part in the late 70’s and early 80’s So it was in a few different cars.

  43. Robert Craighead

    Robert Craighead

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Ya, That one...

  44. Mister Nobody

    Mister Nobody

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Keeps looking at the wrong camera

  45. Mike Jaz

    Mike Jaz

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Manscape using cancer awareness campaign to sell a product is despicable!

  46. conor play thonos B2

    conor play thonos B2

    2 kuukautta sitten

    That in my eyes is the best Batmobile in any of the Batman films.

  47. DarkShroom

    DarkShroom

    2 kuukautta sitten

    it has rocket power, a personal shield system, it's black.... but at the time what really impressed me was it had a CD player

  48. Alanyx Cross (KFP Alanyx Cross)

    Alanyx Cross (KFP Alanyx Cross)

    2 kuukautta sitten

    This isn't Jeff Dunham's Batmobile, is it?

  49. Churble Furbles

    Churble Furbles

    2 kuukautta sitten

    reminded me to look, its out in 4k, awesome!

  50. Matt Misanthropy

    Matt Misanthropy

    2 kuukautta sitten

    This was 100% the best Batmobile. There's absolutely no doubt. If you disagree, you're wrong.

  51. Jack Tynan

    Jack Tynan

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I live buy that airfield/ track.

  52. Curia

    Curia

    2 kuukautta sitten

    That handbrake looks the same as in my old Austin Mini Cooper lol

  53. Rod Toler

    Rod Toler

    2 kuukautta sitten

    The hand brake looks similar to an old VW Bug, but I swear it is the same as I had in my 1970 Opel GT,

  54. Michael D'Amore

    Michael D'Amore

    2 kuukautta sitten

    This was my childhood Batmobile!

  55. Samuel Kim

    Samuel Kim

    2 kuukautta sitten

    i wonder what hammond's opinion about this and 1 question, is it street legal?

  56. T Marsh-Connors

    T Marsh-Connors

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Never really a fan of Batman etc but that looks like a wicked car.

  57. Pimped Mobility Project

    Pimped Mobility Project

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Jeff Dunhams is voice activated too

  58. Johny Sv

    Johny Sv

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Shoutout to Casey Putch who built a real jet powered batmobile and daily drove it.

  59. Andrew Shelly

    Andrew Shelly

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Handbrake looks like it's from an mg bgt

  60. staplez 4less

    staplez 4less

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Comment on this comment when this video hits 13M views

  61. staplez 4less

    staplez 4less

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Betmen Batman Batman Batman Bat-boi A man in a bat furry suit

  62. Jaron

    Jaron

    2 kuukautta sitten

    So, what does "based on a 1965 Mustang" mean? Is this a kit that just used the Mustang frame dimensions and wheelbase, or did they an actual Mustang for it? If the latter, I don't think even turning it into a Batmobile will save the owner from the Petrol Gods' karmic wrath of dropping a *Chevy* engine into *1965 Mustang.*

  63. D. Rodrick Eamon

    D. Rodrick Eamon

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Kelly McGillis is only 5'10'. Be thankful you're not Tom Cruise. lol

  64. .

    .

    2 kuukautta sitten

    jesus lord almighty calm your dialect

  65. Tim Hepworth

    Tim Hepworth

    2 kuukautta sitten

    That handbrake is from the Austin Princess or Ambassador and I can’t remember which one.

  66. Adam Ski Harvey

    Adam Ski Harvey

    2 kuukautta sitten

    The handbrake looks like it came from Austin, or the Hillman Hunter cars.

  67. R

    R

    2 kuukautta sitten

    What happened to Russ Martins bat mobile?

  68. Otis Driftwood

    Otis Driftwood

    2 kuukautta sitten

    The 1989 Batmobile was always the best looking IMO, it has an old timey Trans-Atlantic feel which makes it perfect. Again it needs an engine from an RX-7

  69. 316SR

    316SR

    2 kuukautta sitten

    1966 batmobile

  70. Nekminute

    Nekminute

    2 kuukautta sitten

    v i g i l a n t e

  71. Jason Andreoli

    Jason Andreoli

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Handbrake looks like a hillman/Talbot item, possibly Avenger or Sunbeam

  72. Gl20 I

    Gl20 I

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Its embarrassing in my opinion. Its nice if your 10 years old

  73. Mochammad Habibie

    Mochammad Habibie

    2 kuukautta sitten

    one of the best looking batmobile alongside ben affleck's batmobile

  74. yes

    yes

    2 kuukautta sitten

    brakes are irrelevant, cars were meant to go, not stop.

  75. Ross Fleming

    Ross Fleming

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Gta 5 players assemble

  76. Creative Earthian

    Creative Earthian

    2 kuukautta sitten

    By far the best batmobile version

  77. Michael keaton

    Michael keaton

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Is this Movie Car Central's batmobil?

  78. Michael keaton

    Michael keaton

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I'm BATMAN

  79. Nicksterrr

    Nicksterrr

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Looks like the handbrake in my dad's old Morris Marina circa late 70s.

  80. andrew grant

    andrew grant

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Why do you need brakes? Surely you just use the grappling hooks to drag it round the corner.

  81. knytrydr73

    knytrydr73

    2 kuukautta sitten

    The Keaton Batmobile is definitely my favorite.

  82. investwax

    investwax

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Handbrake seems like a late 70s, early 80s Cellica or Datsun.

  83. aydan khaliq

    aydan khaliq

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Btas Batmobile. Half Keaton, half metropolis.

  84. Shawn Koerth

    Shawn Koerth

    2 kuukautta sitten

    65 mustang with a different body? So it’s a falcon

  85. Benny

    Benny

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Are you sure it's a manual gear box didn't see your hands leave the steering wheel once.

  86. MS

    MS

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Just put a pillow on top of seat.

  87. Rúben Oliveira

    Rúben Oliveira

    2 kuukautta sitten

    @Casey Putsch 2:14

  88. Kamran Anklesaria

    Kamran Anklesaria

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Isn't this Adar Poonawalla's car?

  89. JD Faulk

    JD Faulk

    2 kuukautta sitten

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      Robby Marsh

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      peter walters

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  90. Colton Does Cars

    Colton Does Cars

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I love the irony of the fact that he says, "I suppose there's no such thing as a 5'10 batman." when Michael Keaton, who played batman in the movies this car came from was only 5'9.

  91. Mawerick77

    Mawerick77

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I was 12 when this movie came out, so this is _the_ Batmobile for me. Those Keaton movies are also the true modern Batman movies for me.

  92. Timothy J

    Timothy J

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Same one we have here in melbourne Australia, dude built it 15 years ago. :) drives on our roads too.

  93. DefJenJag

    DefJenJag

    2 kuukautta sitten

    The handbrake, and the oval steel surround is the same as a 70's Jensen-Healey

  94. Jamie Hasted

    Jamie Hasted

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Where abouts was this filmed?

  95. NA

    NA

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Did Counts Customs build this?

  96. Sam Tilden

    Sam Tilden

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I have the lego version of this proudly displayed in my room!

  97. Errol Fonger

    Errol Fonger

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Does 1989 Tim Burton make it the original Shmeemobile? 😂

  98. MegaChaos91

    MegaChaos91

    2 kuukautta sitten

    What's the music at the end?

  99. Zack C

    Zack C

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I saw one of these outside Detroit in a town called Livonia just driving around. It turned my head so hard while riding my motorcycle I nearly crashed. 10/10 Would turn head again.

  100. mattmarshall747

    mattmarshall747

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Is the handbrake from a Morris Marina?

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