March 04, 2020

Batman Rides Again



Batman Rides Again
You never know who you'll see in Moscow. Image by FaRaFa via Flickr  

Who doesn’t love to drive in style? A Moscow resident recently ran into trouble for indulging in some fancy joy riding. Employees of Moscow’s traffic police stopped a man driving through Moscow in a Batmobile. But this wasn’t just any old Batmobile: it was made in a private workshop. In fact, the driver made the car himself.

According to Vladimir Vasenin, head of press services for Moscow’s Ministry of Internal Affairs, on February 22, traffic police stopped a 32-year old man driving down Kutuzovsky Prospekt in a home-made Batmobile. The automobile wasn’t registered, and therefore was not authorized for driving on the roads. The car was moved to a special parking lot, and the driver is facing charges.

This isn’t the first time a Batmobile has been spotted in Moscow. In October of last year, a Batmobile estimated at worth 55 million rubles (approximately $846,000) was seen cruising the streets. Apparently Moscow is a popular place for superhero joy rides.

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