This Real-Life Batman Tumbler Takes The Cake At Gumball 3000

This Real-Life Batman Tumbler Takes The Cake At Gumball 3000
Envision
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

The Gumball 3000 is an international road rally that features some of the sickest cars you’ll ever see on the streets. If you need a little reminder, feel free to check out our coverage on last year’s speed-fueled event. This year, from Copenhagen to Monte Carlo, you’re going to see something a little less common on the roads: the Batman Tumbler vehicle. That’s right. Remember that sick, rugged vehicle we all witness in “The Dark Knight” back in 2008? Well, Team Galang, one of the rallying teams, decided it’d be dope to replicate that exact vehicle. And guess what — they were right!

Here’s what we know about the Batman Tumbler so far: it can hit a maximum speed of about 100 mph, it weighs about 2.5 tons and is wider than your average 18-wheeler truck. Entering Gumball 3000 as number 74, the Batman Tumbler accompanied by team Galang is certain to wow the crowd more than anyone else’s car will.

Let’s face it, how many times could you actually break your neck looking at a Ferrari or a Bentley? We’ve already seen those super cars so many times, especially at an event where there are multiple models of the same car lined up next to each other. If anything, the Tumbler is going to be the sore thumb of the group, which we mean in the best way possible.

The engine on this car is a V8 6.8 liter, which is coupled with a Cherry Bomb exhaust system that is almost guaranteed to blow out a few eardrums during the lavish event. We’re interested in seeing how this thing makes out in the race, and also looking forward to seeing how the cops will handle this real life batmobile.

The vehicle is in fact street legal; otherwise it wouldn’t be showcased in the race. Despite this, we are expecting uninformed police officers to pull the car over for a few possible reasons, such as speeding, or a simple desire to admire the vehicle and get a closer look! Check out more pictures and the video below.

Batman Tumbler

 

Batman Tumbler

 

Batman Tumbler

 

Batman Tumbler

 

Batman Tumbler

 

Batman Tumbler

 

Batman Tumbler

 

Batman Tumbler

 

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Anthony Selden

Anthony is a New York-based writer and a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a passion for exploring the cooler things in life. Always eager to inform, Anthony is the lifestyle editor at Elite Daily and is knowledgeable about pretty much anything within the walls of awesomeness: from the latest Lamborghini, to the most absurd burgers around. He also enjoys spontaneous skateboarding sessions on New York City's Upper East Side. Much like writing, it's what keeps the guy alive.

More In Envision

Also On Elite

World

A New Law Has Just Allowed Animals To Be Seen As Victims The Same Way As Humans

Oregon’s Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that an animal can be made a victim in a legal case, a tremendous step in giving animals the same protection from harm as human beings. The ruling was made when a judge was considering the appropriate punishment for Arnold Nix, convicted in 2009 of starving 20 horses […]

Style

This 85-Year-Old Photographer At Fashion Week Has Way More Swag Than Anyone

No, we’re not talking about the overbearing talk show host. We’re talking about the New York-based photographer who’s been making New York Fashion Week even cooler these days. As most people stroll around the star-studded fashion events looking for their favorite celebrities, Cunningham rightfully steals the spotlight. Perhaps the most interesting thing about Bill Cunningham […]

World

Ambulance Takes An Hour To Reach Dying Man Who Lives Minutes Away From Hospital

Like doctors’ offices, hospitals are notorious for long waits and slow service. The one exception is in the emergency room, where the nature of the injuries and, you know, emergencies, require immediate attention. So, when Karen Bryer noticed her 72-year-old husband, Trevor having a stroke, her first instinct was to call an ambulance. Additionally, the […]