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Batpod: Non-Functional Prop From ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ is for Sale
One of the coolest things to come out of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy is the Batpod, the excellent smartcycle-type vehicle first seen in The Dark Knight and then again in its sequel The Dark Knight Rises. And one of the six Batpods used in the latter film is now going up for auction.
This particular Batpod is a non-functional “rolling only” prop, with no battery, fuel tank, or functioning controls, so your dreams of cruising your local shopping mall like Batman will have to be put on hold yet again. But it’s an excellent display piece, and in a pinch it might be fun to roll it around a little.
You can check out the Batpod’s auction listing right here. It’s estimated to go for at least eighty grand, and you have almost three weeks until the bidding comes to an end. If you have access to any Bruce Wayne-like personal fortunes, it may be worth a bid or two.