- The creator of famous vehicles from television and movies, George Barris, is deceased at the age of 89 in the United States. That US media reported Thursday (local time).
Barris is best known for his work on the Batmobile, the black car of Batman in the original television series about the superhero. The designer was later switched to tackle super car KITT from Knight Rider. Also known singers were able to find Barris. He snapped cars for Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.
The designer was at a young age love vehicles. Barris grew up in California and hung in teens often around in garages. After school he moved to Los Angeles, where he continued to work with cars.