1955 Lincoln Futura aka Batmobile

Image Copyright Ford Motor Corporation

The original car was constructed by the Italian coachbuilder Ghia.  George Barris did some minor work to the Futura, including a black paint job, for use in the Batman TV series

 

 

Fords of the Fifties  A book about Ford Motor Company and its cars during the 1950s -- the romantic decade of chrome, fins and dual exhausts. Much of the photography is by author Mike Parris. Original photographs and information from the archives of Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village and the Detroit Library's National Automotive Collection are also featured in this must-have book for any classic car enthusiast. Parris blends a behind-the-scenes story of Ford Motor Company's survival and comeback from 1949 to 1959 with these beautiful images, interviews and details of classic Fords.  8 x 11, 192 color pages

 

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