“In 65 I was contacted by Dozier, ‘were doing Batman we want to have a Batmobile but we don’t want to have Bob Kanes 37 Lincoln Zetra with a cut out batface on the front, we want something a bit more modern. What can you do?” – George Barris
George Barris was the guy behind the design of the Batmobile. He had managed to convert an Lincoln Futura (above right) car into the Batmobile.
George Harris explains all about the Batmobile in the below video.