Meet the BatBerry, an all-Canadian V8-powered Batmobile replica
Restoring something along the lines of a Ferrari 308 GTS, preparing a 1989 Mazda Miata for the racetrack or building a replica of a Lamborghini Countach are all viable choices for a weekend project car from the 1980s. Meanwhile, cars used in movies are usually limited to scale models sitting on a bookshelf or in a display cabinet.
Very rarely are the two combined, yet that is exactly what Tim Neil is doing in his spare time. By day, he works for BlackBerry and application developers to deliver apps for the company.
By night the diehard Subaru fanatic works on a project more suited for the streets of Gotham City rather than Toronto. He calls it the BatBerry — an exact replica of the Batmobile used in Tim Burton’s Batman films. (Nick Tragianis/National Post)