George Barris


George Barris (born November 20, 1925) is an American designer and builder of many famous Hollywood custom cars. He is best remembered for his television cars including the Munsters' Koach and the Drag-U-La ) also from the same show, the Black Beauty driven by the Green Hornet, and of course, the 1966 Batmobile.

For the Batmobile, he modified the 1955 Lincoln Futura show car over the course of just three weeks. The original car recently sold for $.2 million at auction. Barris died November 5, 2015.

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