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With a $620,000 turbine-powered Batmobile replica for sale on eBay, we look back at Batman's earlier rides. For the full story, please click on the link below.

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Returning to help Batman fight crime in Gotham City is the sleek and powerful Batmobile in "Batman Returns" starring Michael Keaton, which was released in 1992.

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Batman (Val Kilmer) prepares to take the Batmobile out to fight crime on the streets of Gotham City as his loyal butler, Alfred (Michael Gough), looks on in the 1995 film "Batman Forever."

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BATMAN FOREVER, Val Kilmer, 1995.

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The Batmobile crosses the finish line at Michigan International Speedway, Friday, June 17, 2005, in Brooklyn, Mich. The photo opportunity promoted the movie and Sunday's Batman Begins 400 race.

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The 'Batmobile' driven by character Batman in a scene from the 2005 film "Batman Begins" starring Christian Bale and Katie Holmes.

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Christian Bale drove this Batmobile in the 2005 movie "Batman Begins."

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Shane Joachim (left) and Brad Velema (right) prepare to load one of the original Batmobiles from the famous television sitcom into a truck for transport back to the Guild of Auto Restorers in Bradford, Ontario. This is one of only 12 Batmobiles made for the show. The car was built on a 1955 Lincoln Premiere Chassis which was extended by 11 inches. Powered by a Ford 429 Cobra Jet engine, it has a 20-foot fibreglass body. It is equipped with a functioning Bat phone, sirens, smokescreen and colour TV. It weighs 3800 lbs.

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A toy batmobile for sale at the Silver Snail in Toronto in 1989.

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Casey Putsch built this Batmobile replica which is powered by a 365-horsepower Boeing turboshaft engine that controls the rear wheels through a four-speed gearbox with reverse.

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The engine was initially used in the late-1960s by the U.S. Navy for a radio-operated helicopter drone designed to drop torpedoes on enemy submarines from above. It runs on diesel, jet fuel or kerosene.

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Casey Putsch's Batmobile replica

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Casey Putsch is a racing and design enthusiast who runs Putsch Racing out of Dublin, Ohio, and he pieced together the only turbine-powered Batmobile, other than the original.

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Casey Putsch's Batmobile replica seats two comfortably, and there is an iPad mounted in the middle of the dash, with Internet access, GPS and a police scanner.

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