DC’s Batman ’89 Gives the Burton Batmobile a New, Hi-Tech Ability


The Batmobile is capable of many different feats, ranging from shields to restructuring, but Batman ’89 upgrades the car with a new, useful ability.

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The Batmobile gets a new upgrade in Batman ’89.

In a preview for the series that continues the story of Michael Keaton’s portrayal of Bruce Wayne, the Caped Crusader and Robin are riding in the signature vehicle while being chased by the police. To avoid the officers’ pursuit, Batman activates a hologram ability, causing identical, digital versions of car to split off and confuse the police. Despite the upgrade, Batman tells Robin that he wouldn’t “believe the technical issues involved in generating a moving hologram.”

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