Chevrolet and Warner Bros. revealed a new vehicle based on the Batmobile from The LEGO Batman Movie a the Detroit Auto Show this weekend, and it is not conservative. “To work on the LEGO Batmobile with Warner Bros. is an absolute thrill for us at Chevy,” said Paul Edwards, U.S. vice president of Chevrolet Marketing.
Some of the unique facts revealed about the construction of the vehicle were also shared:
• It’s 83 inches (6.92 feet) high, 204 inches (17 feet) long and 111 inches (9.25 feet) wide.
• Total weight is 1,695.5 pounds.
• Each tire is just over 100 pounds.
• The interior frame is made from more than 86 feet of square tube aluminum and weighs 282.5 pounds.
• Total number of LEGO® bricks used to build the Batmobile: 344,187
• Total number of LEGO® colors used: 17
• The LEGO® Batmobile took 222 hours to design and 1,833 hours to build.
• The LEGO® Batmobile was designed and assembled in the LEGO® Model Shop in Enfield, Connecticut, by LEGO® Master Builders.
A new spot for the vehicle features “Real Minifigures, Not Actors,” including one familiar cowled minifigure, discussing the pros and cons of owning a Batmobile. By the way, the vehicle comes in 12 deep colors ranging from Midnight Black to Smokey Black.
Knowing that plenty of people besides Batman will be interested in the latest edition to their fleet, Chevrolet encourages you to visit their website for customization and On-Star capability options. Ready to buy your first performance vehicle or is a LEGO Batmobile not your style? Chime in below in the comments!