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HOLY HOT RODS!
IT’S THE BATMOBILE!
Bruce Wayne must be among the millionaire industrialists who regularly vacation in the Caymans: His alter ego’s car is parked in Grand Cayman, at the Cayman Motor Museum. Yes, the Batmobile — the very same souped-up ride used by the Caped Crusader in the 1966-68 TV show, Batman — is on permanent display at the Motor Museum, which opened in May 2010 near Boatswain’s Beach in West Bay.
The Batmobile and Batcycle, driven in the 1966-68 TV series, are on display at the Cayman Motor Museum.
Museum founder Andreas Ugland bought the Batmobile at a
Ugland founded the museum to gather his collection in one
London car auction in 2007. It’s one of 80 classic vehicles in the
place; it had been scattered at locations around the world. “My
museum’s collection, which includes the very first automobile
wife, Natalie, and I conceived the notion of bringing them all
ever produced — an 1886 Benz — and an exact model of the
to Cayman for the people of these islands, and our visitors, to
first vehicle driven in the Cayman Islands: a 1905 Cadillac.
enjoy,” he says.
For royal watchers, there’s Queen Elizabeth II’s first limousine,
The museum was 10 years in the making. “It truly is a
a 1956 Daimler DK400; for those who love speed, the museum
pleasure to share these motorcars and motorbikes with all
showcases Maseratis, Corvettes, Jaguars and several mint-
who might appreciate their significance — and magnificence,”
condition classic Ferraris.
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