This Batman X Bugatti crossover concept vehicle is literally everything I dream about!

Hey Nolan, is it too late to change the Batmobile in the upcoming Batman film to this bad-boy?? Designed by Ferry Passchier, a 2D/3D visualizer from The Netherlands, the Bat Bolide gives Bugatti’s latest supercar a dark-knight-approved makeover! Dressed in matte-black, the Bolide wears its carbon-fiber body like a badge of honor, showcasing the woven pattern! It also liberally uses elements from the cars before it… for instance it comes with the Divo’s headlights (because Bolide’s X-shaped headlights would probably look too much like Suicide Squad’s imagery?), and while the tail-lights shine in an X-shaped orientation, they use the lighting system seen on the La Voiture Noire. Even the exhaust’s shape is borrowed from the Chiron Super Sport, making the Bat Bolide a hybrid beast fit for Gotham’s protector!

What’s instantly striking about the Bat Bolide is the presence of those extended fins that protrude from the back as well as the rear fenders, giving the car a distinct comic-inspired style. Its side-view (which you can see in the images below) makes this even more apparent, almost bordering on a caricature… but then again, Batman is a comic-book character, isn’t he?? In fact, this comic-book appeal is something Passchier embraces, as he has the Animated Series version of the caped crusader standing beside the vehicle. Other noteworthy details include the distinctly wide wheels, the presence of the Batman logo on the front grille (where you’d see Bugatti’s branding), and even on the fuel-cap! The insides are relatively minimal, with a few buttons and switches here and there to trigger missiles, spiked-wheels, and whatnot. Given that crime-fighting can often get sweaty, and the bat-suit isn’t particularly breathable, there’s also a Pine-scented car freshener hanging right below the rear-view mirror! Also, extra points to the designer for even including LEGO Batman in the assets!

Designer: Ferry Passchier

This is a fan-made concept and isn’t linked to the Batman or Bugatti brand in any way. Any use of logos and branding in the project is purely representational.

Batwing Desk Light Is Perfect for Your Batcave

You’re Batman. You work long hours in the Batcave solving the Riddler’s riddles and trying to thwart the Joker’s next attack on Gotham. But it’s not like you’re Catman, you can’t see in the dark. What do you need? Light. And what better way to toot your own horn than a $49 posable Batwing desk light inspired by your own plane?

Standing almost 24″ tall, the lamp is USB powered and bright enough to intimidate a criminal when you’re shining it right in their face during an interrogation. Where did you plant the bomb, Two-Face?! Answer me!

At first glance, you might not think Batman and I have a lot in common, but believe it or not, I actually spend a lot of time in a dark cave as well. Well technically mine is just a basement and I don’t fight crime there I only play video games, but still. Plus we both have secrets. Sure his is a secret identity and mine is I ate the last of my wife’s favorite cookies then tore up the packaging and littered it around the house and blamed the dogs, but my point is we’d probably both be killed if the truth were known.

1989 Batmobile desk clock is the perfect side kick to your geeky desk setup

Luxury Swiss Watchmakers have baffled us time and again with their craft of clock-making and the signature mechanical movement. Not only they enchant us with technical prowess but the design aesthetics are also jaw-dropping. This 1989 Batmobile desk clock by newbie Swiss brand Kross Studio, is a good example of that fact. The timepiece is an intricate scaled replica of the iconic Batmobile featured in Tim Burton’s Batman movie, starring Michael Keaton who played the caped crusader alongside Jack Nicholson as the Joker. The Swiss brand dedicated to crafting collectible objects, joined forces with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to bring the desk clock to life, and boy is it impressive or what!

Engineering to perfection, every single detail of the clock, right from the inside to the outside is commendable. The mechanical movement runs along the length of the car, beginning from the air intake right through to the exhaust. Attention to detail can be assessed from the fact that the 1989 Batmobile clock comprises 512 components. 115 are solely for the bodywork while 397 of them are dedicated to the in-house mechanical manual-winding movement visible through the smoked windows of the replica. The exterior is crafted out of black aluminum composite having an aeronautical grade scratch protection coating. It even has moving wheels for those boring times when you need to pass time!

The hand-built 1989 Batmobile clock has horizontal cylinders to display the hours and minutes through bat-like cowl decals. The front turbine of the car gives a peek of the vertical regulator, and it’s absolutely gorgeous. For the nerds, the clock runs at a frequency of 21,600 beats per hour (3Hz) giving it a power reserve of 30 days. The cutest bit of the desk clock is the satin-finished (with mirror-polishing) Batman-shaped key to wind up your next favorite desk accessory via the afterburner nozzle. The clock is only going to be available in limited edition 100 units for a staggering price tag of $29,900. Enough to buy an Audi A3, but then collectors don’t care about the money if the thing they are buying is as rare as this 1989 Batmobile clock!

Designer: Kross Studio

This 1989 Batman Batmobile Desk Clock Takes Bruce Wayne Money to Buy

Switzerland based design firm Kross Studio has teamed up with Warner Bros. to create this 1989 Batmobile X Kross Studio Desk Clock. Limited to 100 pieces, the desk clock costs a staggering $29,900. Even already knowing how much it cost I couldn’t stop myself from doing another spit-take as I typed that.

The timepiece, modeled after the Batmobile in Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie, consists of 512 individual components, with 115 making up the Batmobile’s body and 397 in the clock’s movement. For reference, a traditional mechanical movement is typically only around 130 components. This is 267 more components! What do all those extra components do? Can it time travel? We may never know because we don’t have $29,900 to spend on a fancy Batmobile desk clock that may or may not be able to time travel.

I actually went to the purchase page and it appears there are only nine Batmobiles available at the moment. That means they’ve already sold 91 of them – $2,720,900 worth! Clearly, we’re in the wrong business. Now, let’s launch a Kickstarter for a $35,000 1989 Batwing wall clock.

This Volkswagen beetle wrapped in matte black is worthy of being Batman’s next ride!

Imagine vigilante Batman driving this hot roadster in Gotham City, with those worthy weapon upgrades to take on the bad blood brewing on the streets. A minimalist look that’s fit for the 21st century, and yes, being open roof does help in getting out of the vehicle if need be. Now that we’ve let loose our imagination, let’s get back to reality for a while. This 1961 Volkswagen Beetle deluxe converted into a roadster with a matte black treatment is the work of Danni Koldal, who’s virtually facelifted the vintage four-wheeler into a hotrod that’s not overdone, still maintains its masculine appeal.

The front windshield has been trimmed down to the bare minimum, giving the ride a mean attitude that matches its personality. The black is contrasted by the silver-white trims on the doors, hood and alloy wheels. There’s a superman logo near the top of the hood and “Superman” etched on the back, so Danni indeed wanted it to be a Batmobile for the modern crime-fighting superhero (though I’m sure Batman will change that or make it a common DC-crime fighting mobile). Those fat wheels also go with the upper body of the Volkswagen that Danni has managed to turn into hot property – we want to own it right away. Interiors carry forward the sleek appeal which shouts out loud for a midnight drive on the freeway. We are already daydreaming, aren’t we?

There’s a lot we would love to know about how this custom job was achieved, and this design leaves us craving for more. Perhaps, that’s what Danni intended – leaving everyone who comes across this roadster, bamboozled to bits!

Designer: Danni Koldal

This Volkswagen beetle wrapped in matte black is worthy of being Batman’s next ride!

Imagine vigilante Batman driving this hot roadster in Gotham City, with those worthy weapon upgrades to take on the bad blood brewing on the streets. A minimalist look that’s fit for the 21st century, and yes, being open roof does help in getting out of the vehicle if need be. Now that we’ve let loose our imagination, let’s get back to reality for a while. This 1961 Volkswagen Beetle deluxe converted into a roadster with a matte black treatment is the work of Danni Koldal, who’s virtually facelifted the vintage four-wheeler into a hotrod that’s not overdone, still maintains its masculine appeal.

The front windshield has been trimmed down to the bare minimum, giving the ride a mean attitude that matches its personality. The black is contrasted by the silver-white trims on the doors, hood and alloy wheels. There’s a superman logo near the top of the hood and “Superman” etched on the back, so Danni indeed wanted it to be a Batmobile for the modern crime-fighting superhero (though I’m sure Batman will change that or make it a common DC-crime fighting mobile). Those fat wheels also go with the upper body of the Volkswagen that Danni has managed to turn into hot property – we want to own it right away. Interiors carry forward the sleek appeal which shouts out loud for a midnight drive on the freeway. We are already daydreaming, aren’t we?

There’s a lot we would love to know about how this custom job was achieved, and this design leaves us craving for more. Perhaps, that’s what Danni intended – leaving everyone who comes across this roadster, bamboozled to bits!

Designer: Danni Koldal

Batman Engagement Ring: If Batman Ever Proposes to Catwoman

Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle have been dancing around their relationship for as long as I can remember. I think it’s about time that Batman got down on one knee and asked Catwoman for her hand in marriage. Sure, there was that time when Catwoman gave up her life of crime and married Batman back in 1955, but that took place in an alternate reality on “Earth-Two,” so that doesn’t really count.

Seriously, put a ring on it, Bats. I’ve even already picked one out for you.

Among their various wares, Canadian jewelry shop Geeky Rings sells this sweet Batman-inspired engagement ring. This particular ring is made of gold with a bunch of bats flying around the band and holding up a ruby red gemstone at its center. The ring can be special ordered in other gemstone colors, as well as in white or a rose gold and silver combo, and an 18K gold version. If you’re looking for something that captures the “dark” aspect of The Dark Knight even better, they also sell a murdered-out black version.

Prices for the Batman engagement ring start around $550 and go up to $930 depending on the materials used. That’s chump change for the Wayne family, so you’ve got no excuse, Bruce.

Now, I wonder if this is the ring that Peter Parker gave Mary Jane back when they got married in the 1980s.

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