The little one and I were out and about this afternoon, thanks to high blood sugar and Mommy’s intolerance of singing the “Froggy Went’A Courtin’ ” Song from Tom & Jerry, and we found something AMAZING!


While driving through the local college to look at their art buildings and satellite dishes, the kid and I happened upon a particularly entertaining ride…

Whatever enterprising genius put this together did a really good job, customizing the trunk lid with letters salvaged off other vehicles, and even detailing on the rear pillars…

She insisted that we try and find Batman to get his autograph, but I told her that he was probably teaching a criminology class…   It’s certainly a clever way to avoid spending 150 grand on a George Barris Batman replica.  Indeed, we at Major Spoilers salute you, Mister Boxy Mercury Sedan Modifier!  (Misterboxymercurysedanmodifiiiiieerrrrr!)

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Matthew Peterson

Once upon a time, there was a young nerd from the Midwest, who loved Matter-Eater Lad and the McKenzie Brothers... If pop culture were a maze, Matthew would be the Minotaur at its center. Were it a mall, he'd be the Food Court. Were it a parking lot, he’d be the distant Cart Corral where the weird kids gather to smoke, but that’s not important right now... Matthew enjoys body surfing (so long as the bodies are fresh), writing in the third person, and dark-eyed women. Amongst his weaponry are such diverse elements as: Fear! Surprise! Ruthless efficiency! An almost fanatical devotion to pop culture!

And a nice red uniform.

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  1. February 18, 2011 at 5:53 pm — Reply

    Looks better than the Batmobile from Batman and Robin.

    • February 18, 2011 at 6:30 pm — Reply

      Rodrigo’s Yaris looks better than the Batmobile from Batman & Robin.

  2. brenton8090
    February 18, 2011 at 6:30 pm — Reply

    It’s all part of Batman Inc. This is the Canadian Batmobile.

  3. Imp117
    February 18, 2011 at 7:00 pm — Reply

    Only if catwoman came drapped over the bonnet could I want this car more.

  4. Ricco
    February 18, 2011 at 7:24 pm — Reply

    Doesn’t the big Batman sign block the driver’s view and would be illegal?

    • Slappy
      February 19, 2011 at 7:23 am — Reply

      Do they care as much about that in Kansas? In NJ they will nail you for having beads hanging from the rearview for obstructing the view.

      • Ricco
        February 19, 2011 at 9:49 am — Reply

        Where I live in Canada the cops are always looking for reasons to give you tickets, just to reach their quoata.

  5. February 18, 2011 at 10:25 pm — Reply

    Ha! That is pure awesomeness.

  6. Aubreii
    February 19, 2011 at 2:07 am — Reply

    I think you’re too easily impressed.

    • RedneckTaZ
      February 19, 2011 at 7:57 am — Reply

      I believe he’s more impressed by the ingenuity on the cheap rather than the flashyness. Having seen a smilar vehicle in my town yesterday painted to be a Reece’s Candy Wrapper (complete with graphic of said chocolate and peanut-butter with the unsanitary bite out of it) and a 1997 Ford Crown Victoria painted lemon yellow with 30″ rims, I’d say this person called it right.

  7. Robalobadingdong
    February 20, 2011 at 12:50 pm — Reply

    I imagine this is what Bruce drives in Batman Beyond when he is old.

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