First Look: The (Kinda) New Batmobile in 'The Dark Knight Rises'

First Look: The (Kinda) New Batmobile in 'The Dark Knight Rises'

Jul 14, 2011

When we last left Batman in The Dark Knight, his Bat-tumbler came apart during an exciting chase scene, leaving him riding solo on the Bat-cycle. Naturally many fans thought Batman would return in The Dark Knight Rises with a newly designed vehicle of choice, though recent images from the Pittsburgh set of the film seem to reveal a slightly altered Bat-tumbler that looks very similar to the one Batman drove in the previous film. This makes sense, though, considering the fact that it was originally meant to be a military vehicle; you'd think Wayne Enterprises had created more than one.

That doesn't necessarily mean this thing won't come equipped with some fancy new features, it just means it won't look a helluva lot different from before. It also doesn't mean this will be the only thing Batman drives in the film; behind the Tumbler (and covered) is his Bat-cycle, and we've heard rumors of Batman jumping out of a plane at some point too.

Check out the image below courtesy of Superhero Hype, and underneath that we've posted an image of the Bat-tumbler from The Dark Knight for you to compare. For more, check out our latest Dark Knight Rises Countdown column, and keep an eye out for the first teaser trailer for the film arriving in front of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 this weekend.

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