LEGO celebrates 30th anniversary of Tim Burton’s Batman with 1989 Batmobile

LEGO has unveiled the latest product in its ongoing partnership with Warner Bros and DC Comics with the launch of the brick recreation of the 1989 Batmobile.

Based on the now iconic vehicle of choice from the classic film, this latest rendition of the Batmobile – a fine recreation of its 1989 look – has been launched to celebrate its the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton’s stylistic feature.

Weighing in at over 3kg, the classic Batmobile kit is made up of 3,300 pieces and will be available to LEGO, comic book and film fans from November 29 this year, across both the US and the UK.

Designed primarily for display, the Batmobile measures 60cm long and features a rotating plate underneath, alongside an information plaque and a stand for its minifigures. The set includes three minifigures in Batman, The Joker and Vicki Vale.

Its specially designed cockpit open up to feature numerous fine details such as pop-up machine guns controlled by turning the exhaust.

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