According to CNBC, a real-life Batmobile would cost about $9 million not including the cost of added military-grade munitions and weapons. The new “Superman v Batman: Dawn of Justice” Batmobile may not be for sale, but there are plenty of other adventure cars that are. If you can afford the price tag, you can get your hands on cars that reach speeds of 355km/h and take your vehicle from land to air in seconds. Here’s a round-up of unbelievable adventure cars and some tips on how to gussy up your own.
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Lamborghini Veneno Roadster
According to Forbes, the most expensive car in the world is currently the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster priced at a cool $4.5 million. Its open racing prototype features optimized aerodynamics and a lightweight design. It can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in under three seconds and can climb up to 355km/h. The rarest make in the world is the Lamborghini with only nine models ever made. This is a thrill that would make James Bond green with envy.
Tesla Model Y
Can’t decide between a car and a boat? Now you can have both with Telsa’s plans to unveil its Model Y. Doors will be able to open and shut and move like dolphin flippers to stay afloat while still being able to transition back to a land vehicle. There are even some practical uses for it like in flood-prone areas that might require a quick escape. The question is, can it handle some fishing and water skiing, or just escaping a zombie apocalypse?
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s New Superhero Car
Racing legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. unveiled his new Superman-inspired race car complete with eye-popping graphics and logos. This No. 88 Superman car debuted at the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It’s true the car was designed for a sponsorship with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment. and probably best suited for high-speed chases and Superman-style adventures. You might not be able to grab this car for yourself, but you can add some superhero-inspired decals, put on some new oversized tires and trick out your engine to give it a racecar-worthy feel.
Putsch Racing Batmobile
We already discussed how a real-life Batmobile would cost over $4 million dollars. But Putsch Racing created their own version of a Batmobile replica and cruised it around downtown Columbus, Ohio, to show off its 365-horsepower, turbine-powered machine. Owner Casey Putsch sourced a Boeing engine from a Navy helicopter and a fiberglass and aluminum car frame. His Batmobile runs on kerosene, diesel or jet fuel. It only took him five months to build.
Live inside your own adventure vehicle with the 22-room mobile home KiraVan. It features a modified Mercedes Unimog U500NA and six-cylinder turbo-diesel engine. This beast stretches 31 feet long and is more than 10 feet high. But how rough of terrain can it handle? The KiraVan can cruise down a double-black diamond ski run at Jackson Hole and stay in one piece, while you use its air drone to check for traffic down below.
Take flight with the Parajet SkyRunner for a ride in an all-terrain buggy and lightweight aviation vehicle. Ideal for anyone looking to tear it up on a sand dune, the SkyRunner has 92kW of power and can accelerate up to 62mph in just over four seconds. The SkyRunner can also take flight with reflex para-glider wing technology. An EcoBoost engine helps get you off the ground and the whole thing floats back down the ground when you’re ready.