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The man behind the Batmobile - George Barris




Car creator George Barris with his Batmobile. Barris died this week.
Car creator George Barris with his Batmobile. Barris died this week.

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George Barris, the great king of custom cars, has died. Barris was 89 years old. 

Yesterday, Barris' son Brett posted on Facebook "Sorry to have to post that my father has moved to the bigger garage in the sky."

Barris is mostly known for the amazing 60's creation - the Batmobile.

But did you know he also designed the car from the Munsters?

Knight Rider

And the truck from the Beverly Hillbillies

We take a look back on his life and work is LA Magazine editor Chris Nichols.