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Joker Car: A Brief History of The Jokermobile

Joker Car

Joker is probably one of the best villains to exist in comic book history. Joker is most notably known for making explosive devices and razor-sharp Joker playing cards. His signature weapon is the Joker toxin. He delivers this toxin in the form of a gas and is extremely lethal. His arsenal is full of weapons that have the ability to destroy cities and kill millions. But this arsenal of The Joker lacks a decent car fit for a super-villain.

The Joker toxin is so lethal that anybody who is exposed to this toxin experiences spasms of uncontrollable laughter and dies within minutes of exposure. Anybody who dies after being exposed to the Joker Toxin has a grotesque grinning expression called “Risus Sardonicus” due to spasms of the facial muscles. Making them look like The Joker.

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History of Joker Car

This car is also known as Jokermobile. This car was featured in the comic-book stories briefly. The reason behind the introduction of this car is the use of superior tactical gadgets and Batmobile by Batman.

Joker was inspired by Batman’s use of Batmobile and built a car for himself. This car is based on Joker’s theme. Joker integrated his car with such functionalities that even the Batmobile of the time did not possess.

One of these functions includes the ability to create a path of planks to pass through chasms and large potholes. In addition to this feature, the Jokermobile was equipped with machine guns in the rear and front. This car was also made bulletproof to protect it from bullets and other attacks.

This car was put out of use after the Joker got caught by Batman. Joker is seen driving this car once again in Metropolis. He used it to commit crimes in the city while he allied with Lex Luthor.

There was also a brief period during which The Joker was seen in a purple-colored car driving around Gotham City. But Joker did not use this car in any kind of criminal activity.

Appearance of The Joker Car in Comics

The Joker car in comics is based on the Joker himself. The face of the Joker is seen on the front of the car. The car is purple with green glass and another iteration of the car is similar in appearance but the car is green and the glass of this car is purple.

Joker Car In Different Films

This section will describe about the cars that Joker used in different film over the years.

Batman 1989

This car was used by Jack Nicholson in his portrayal of Joker. He used this car in Batman 1989 film. We have got the option for you to buy this car.

This car can be built in three ways. You can build a Joker’s Getaway Car, Gotham City Police Cruiser, or a stock Dodge Monaco. The car kit also features a fully detailed engine and chassis along with police equipment like Lights, Radar unit, CB radio, Antennas, Medical kit, Telephone, etc.

The movie blew up the idea of a villain having an outfit and his own team colors. The fact that everyone had a green and purple car and matching jackets was just unheard of at the time.

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The Dark Knight

Heath Ledger’s portrayal was very on point and the Joker in the film The Dark Knight did not use any car at all in the film.

Suicide Squad Car

The clown prince of crime used a custom-made car in the movie Suicide Squad. Jared Leto’s Joker drove this car and used it while racing other criminals according to David Ayer. This car looks inspired by luxury sports cars like McLaren or Lamborghini but it is an Infiniti G35 with a custom Vaydor frame. This car was made especially for the film.

The Lego Batman Movie

Joker used an iconic purple-colored low-rider in the Lego Batman movie. And we have got the exact same replica of this car for you to buy. This car features a mini-figure cockpit with stereo element, bouncing suspension function, opening trunk with hidden double spring-loaded shooters, and storage space.

The car also has handles for Harley Quinn to hang onto and a golden-colored chicken ornament on the hood as well as a spare wheel and a comedy horn.

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Conclusion

If you liked this article, then you would definitely love to read other unique articles posted on our website. There are many on the Joker that can help you to understand him better. The Joker Car is just one of the many interesting things that the Joker brings to the table.