New Batman movie director Matt Reeves published photos of the upcoming Batmobile
The car will be featured in the new “The Batman” movie
Retro style pays tribute to the original Lincoln Futura concept from the 1960s Batman
After revealing a teaser pic of the new Batmobile in March, “The Batman” director Matt Reeves revealed the car in much more detail this week. The new Batmobile takes on a lot of cues from the original ride of the Capped Crusader, the Lincoln Futura concept.
— Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) March 4, 2020
The Lincoln was used in the original Batman series that aired in the 1960s. Subsequent Batmobiles usually adopted a very futuristic design while the Batmobile in the series starring Christian Bale wasn’t even really a car despite having four wheels. It was more of an off-roading Batmobile.
This latest Batmobile looks like it was built off of a 1970s muscle car with sharp lines and heavy sheetmetal. The rear-end features a more modern bumper-less design that would fit on a YouTuber’s Lamborghini Huracan. The triple red lights in the back are a direct nod to the original Batmobile. The engine is mounted in the middle.
The pictures of the new Batmobile also included a Batcycle. Like the car, the new motorcycle is more realistic than in previous Batman movies.
“The Batman” was scheduled to debut in 2021 with Robert Pattinson starring as the hero. The movie will also mark the return of the Penguin (Colin Farrell) and the Riddler (Paul Dano) alongside Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz).