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Fans of the Batman movies or car enthusiasts in general, may be interested to know that the Tumbler, which debuted in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins, has been spotted prowling the streets of Pittsburgh.
The latest addition to the franchise entitled ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has yet to be completed, and the production crew for the film have been spotted cruising around the streets of Pittsburgh with a collection of Tumblers. The Tumbler features an 8.7-liter Chevrolet V8, a truck axle in the rear and heavy duty Hoosier tires in the front. The rear off-road tires are supplied by Interco and the suspension components are derived Baja racing trucks. Overall, the design and development process took around nine months and cost several million dollars.
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The Volo Auto Museum will be hosting one of the most comprehensive Hollywood car auctions ever on June 8th. Based out of Illinois, the auction will feature plenty of Hollywood’s most famous rides including the Scooby Doo Mystery Machine and Herbie, from Lindsey Lohan’s 2005 feature film. And the coolest part of the auction? No reserves!
But of course no auction featuring Hollywood cars would be complete without some from the Fast and the Furious movies. Several vehicles will be auctioned off from the fourth installment, including the 1973 Camaro F-Bomb, an Infiniti G35, the Buick Vin Diesel drove in the opening scene and the 1970 Chevelle he beat Paul Walker in.
Other noteworthy vehicles include a Gotham City police car from The Dark Knight along with the infamous semi-truck and trailer. A jalopy from the movie Beverly Hillbillies is a nice classic, along with Switch Blade, the first vehicle ever built on Jesse James’ Monster Garage. Oddities include the Bull car from Death Race 2000 and a Jeep from Windtalkers. Last but not least is the truck Harrison Ford and Cate Blanchett used in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
With no reserve set for any of these vehicles, we have to wonder how low some of them might go for.
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