The history of the Batmobile is one that not only shows us the evolution of Batman, but also parallels the evolution of what were considered to be the most desirable high-performance cars throughout the past 75 years.

A list of some of the cars designers used as base models reads like the inventory for Barret-Jackson:

  • Studebaker
  • Chrysler 300
  • 1950s Porsche 356
  • 1955 Lincoln Futura
  • Jaguar XKE
  • 1972 Mustang
  • Porsche 904
  • Detomaso Pantera
  • 1987 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR
  • TVR Speed 12
  • Dodge Viper
  • Opel Speedster
  • Ford GT90
  • Lamborghini Reventon
  • Mazda Furai

The infographic below, ironically created by carinsurance.org, shows more about the amazing history of the most uninsurable car ever made.

Can you pick a favorite?

List of Batmobiles Infographic