Updated: 21 January 2013 21:45 | By Richard Aucock
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The original Batmobile is powered by a period 6.3-litre Ford V8 engine – it’s related to the motor used in the famous Ford GT 40. However, because it weighs well over two tonnes, it does not mean the Batmobile is a muscle car…


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