For a guy who likes to work in the shadows, Batman sure tools around Gotham City in some splashy rides.
Behold the new Batmobile, which will debut this summer in "Batman Live," a European stage production. (A stage play based on a comic book character? What could possibly go wrong?) While most Batmobiles were designed by comic-book artists and hence may not be the most aerodynamically sound creations, this one is the product of former Formula 1 designer Gordon Murray. It does feature the classic F1 lines, though changing out those tires on pit stops would be brutal.
The new Batmobile features hydrogen fuel cells (the Dark Knight goes green!), "virtual wheels" (...all right, nice idea) and lasers (should be mandatory on all race cars). Here, behold the unveiling: