ByJake Kraemer, writer at Creators.co
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Jake Kraemer

[Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice](tag:711870) introduces fans to a whole new Batman: new actor, new suit, new Alfred, and, most importantly, new Batmobile. The Batmobile is an essential part of any Batman as he needs to travel in style when fighting bad guys. Also, it can be a good indicator of the how gritty the particular rendition of Batman is.

The new Batmobile is really cool. It takes cues from lot of past Batmobiles. It has a low profile that makes it resemble a more traditional super-car. This would make the Batmobile more street-legal than some of the more outlandish Batmobiles, contributing to the realism of this rendition of Batman. In addition to resembling many super-cars, BvS' Batmobile's proportions seem to be inspired by 1989 Batman's Batmobile.

1989 Batmobile
1989 Batmobile

While the proportions are sleek, the exterior is not. It has an angular, tactical look. It looks more like a modern military vehicle. This translates to a grittier Batman, which is fitting for the gritty DCEU. It takes this cue from the last Batmobile: the Tumbler of The Dark Knight trilogy.

The Dark Knight trilogy's Tumbler
The Dark Knight trilogy's Tumbler

The angular, tactical look could also be inspired by some Lamborghinis. These highly technical super-cars have aggressive, jagged styling. One such example is the Lamborghini Veneno.

Lamborghini Veneno
Lamborghini Veneno

Another noteworthy aspect of this Batmobile is its front-mounted guns. This is significant because, traditionally, Batman does not kill or even use traditional weapons, especially guns. The existence of guns on the new Batmobile makes sense, especially considering the new Batman has shown a greater willingness to kill and use weapons. However, comic book purists may think the guns compromise the integrity of the Batmobile and Batman himself.

The Batmobile's entrance to the Batcave is particularly cool. The Batcave is located under Bruce Wayne's home, which is located adjacent to a lake. So, the Batmobile drives into a tunnel that opens at the edge of the lake and follows it to get to the Batcave.

When Bruce Wayne was not under the cowl, he was still driving a cool ride. He arrives at Lex Luthor's fundraiser in a black Aston Martin DB Mark III. Aston Martin made this sports car from 1957 to 1959. It has since become one of the most iconic classic cars and is very pricey. It is certainly a car fitting for our resident playboy billionaire.

Bruce Wayne in Aston Martin DB Mark III
Bruce Wayne in Aston Martin DB Mark III

Now, anyone who knows anything about James Bond would find this very interesting. James Bond is known for driving Aston Martins, so there might be a connection here. While in the classic James Bond film Goldfinger, our famous spy drove an Aston Martin DB5, in the novel that inspired the film, James Bond actually drove an Aston Martin DB Mark III. That's right, of all the classic sports cars Bruce Wayne and James Bond drove the same one at one point. Who knows, maybe this could be the start of a crazy fan theory!

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