Warner Bros. unveiled their latest version of the Batmobile at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas on Tuesday. The new Batmobile will be used in the much anticipated “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” action film that is coming to theatres March 25, 2016.Photos and videos of the new Batmobile for the 2016 film surfaced months ago but the unveiling at the Licensing Expo is the official reveal to the general public and potential licensing partners from Warner Bros.
The inside of the new Batmobile comes equipped with an “Active Defense System”, “Aerial Scan”, “Arming Sequence,” and “Launch Indicator” for the vehicle’s two separate engines.
Warner Bros. also shared a fact sheet of specifications on the vehicle according to which, it measures 20 feet in length, weighs 7,000 pounds and estimated to reach a top speed of 205 mph, in theory of course…
Source: filmcrunch.comThe official description on display alongside the Batmobile at the Licensing Expo reads as follows:The Batmobile:
Single-handedly designed and fabricated in near complete seclusion by The Batman, this infamous pursuit and capture vehicle has earned its reputation as the apex predator on the mean streets of Gotham-City. Over powered with an unmatched hybrid of prototype military and civilian performance technologies, this top machine has been estimated to reach speeds of up to 205 MPH. The Batmobile’s imposing defense capabilities, supported by stolen Wayne Industries technologies, have been integrated with the latest in covert military grade armaments, stealth and active protection systems.
– Twin .50 caliber retractable machine gun turret
– Fully armored
– Active Protection Systems/Anti-ballistics
– 20 ft. long/12 ft. wide
– 7000 lbs.
Along with the Batmobile and costumes, Warner Bros. provided a new plot synopsis for the highly anticipated superhero team-up:
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.
Watch the official teaser trailer for Dawn of Justice below.