This 1966 photo shows designer George Barris with the original Batmobile in Los Angeles. Barris, who created television's original Batmobile, along with scores of other beautifully customized, instantly recognizable vehicles that helped define California car culture, has died at age 89.
This 1966 photo shows designer George Barris with the original Batmobile in Los Angeles. Barris, who created television's original Batmobile, along with scores of other beautifully customized, instantly recognizable vehicles that helped define California car culture, has died at age 89. Lozzi Media Services/Barris Kustom Industries
This 1966 photo shows designer George Barris with the original Batmobile in Los Angeles. Barris, who created television's original Batmobile, along with scores of other beautifully customized, instantly recognizable vehicles that helped define California car culture, has died at age 89. Lozzi Media Services/Barris Kustom Industries

Roseville-raised Batmobile designer George Barris dead at 89

November 05, 2015 4:59 PM

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