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Vietnamese architecture student builds functional Batmobile04:44

Vietnamese architecture student builds functional Batmobile

Vietnam, Hanoi
September 25, 2020 at 09:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

An architecture student and owner and creator of a homemade Batmobile, Nguyen Dac Chung, was seen on Thursday in his workshop, adjusting his mighty vehicle and showing it off around the streets of his hometown, Hanoi.

Having a passion for Batman, Chung had toyed with the idea of creating his own Batmobile for a long time. He spent up to 500 million VND (23,000$ / 19,600€) to complete his Batman supercar that he's been working on for three years now.

"I do not study machinery manufacturing at school. To build this machine I had to do my own research and learn from my seniors and friends," Chung explained.

He ordered large tyres and wheels from the US and South Korea and installed a full range of wiring, control systems, brakes, and lighting inside the vehicle. The suspension system includes 4 front shock absorbers and 2 rear shock absorbers. The Batmobile is 3.6 metres (141.7 inches) long and 2.3 metres (90.5 inches) wide.

The large exhaust at the back of the car is there just for the looks. The actual exhaust is much smaller and hidden inside the big one. The Batmobile is powered by a 4-cylinder engine taken from a motorcycle.

Chung's Batmobile can reach an impressive speed of 80-100 km (49-60 mi) per hour.

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An architecture student and owner and creator of a homemade Batmobile, Nguyen Dac Chung, was seen on Thursday in his workshop, adjusting his mighty vehicle and showing it off around the streets of his hometown, Hanoi.

Having a passion for Batman, Chung had toyed with the idea of creating his own Batmobile for a long time. He spent up to 500 million VND (23,000$ / 19,600€) to complete his Batman supercar that he's been working on for three years now.

"I do not study machinery manufacturing at school. To build this machine I had to do my own research and learn from my seniors and friends," Chung explained.

He ordered large tyres and wheels from the US and South Korea and installed a full range of wiring, control systems, brakes, and lighting inside the vehicle. The suspension system includes 4 front shock absorbers and 2 rear shock absorbers. The Batmobile is 3.6 metres (141.7 inches) long and 2.3 metres (90.5 inches) wide.

The large exhaust at the back of the car is there just for the looks. The actual exhaust is much smaller and hidden inside the big one. The Batmobile is powered by a 4-cylinder engine taken from a motorcycle.

Chung's Batmobile can reach an impressive speed of 80-100 km (49-60 mi) per hour.

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