Lego Officially Announces Batman ’66 Batcave Set

lego logoIt’s the 50th anniversary of the iconic 1966 Batman TV show and Lego’s releasing a huge set to commemorate the show. This set includes the Batcave, featuring a Bat Lab with Batcomputer, plus the Batmobile with stud shooters, the Batcopter with flick missiles and the Batcycle. This Batcave has a Wayne Manor section with an exterior wall to climb on and Bruce Wayne’s study featuring the iconic Batphone and a false bookcase that slides open to reveal the secret entrance to the Batcave. Before spiraling down the Batpoles into the Batcave, change identity from Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson into Batman and Robin (separate minifigures included).

A total of 9 minifigures are included in the set:  Batman, Robin, Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson, Alfred Pennyworth, The Joker, Catwoman, The Riddler and The Penguin.

The Batcave incorporates a hi-tech, 2-floor Bat Lab with Batcomputer element and a variety of detachable accessory elements, including a lie detector machine, table, chest of drawers, Bat-gadgets and test tubes with translucent elements. Also includes the iconic Batcave entrance for the Batmobile and a helipad for the Batcopter.

  • The Batmobile features a dual cockpit with iconic Batphone, 2 stud shooters, an opening trunk, dual exhaust and sign stickers.
  • The Batcopter has an opening cockpit for a minifigure, bat-inspired wings with 2 flick missiles, spinning rotors and a spinning propeller. A villain minifigure can grab onto the back of the Batcopter for more aerial battle action.
  • The Batcycle features a driver’s seat for Batman, translucent headlight element and a sidecar for Robin. •

The Batcave measures over 18” (46cm) high, 22” (56cm) wide and 7” (20cm) deep, while the Batmobile measures over 2” (6cm) high, 8” (21cm) long and 2” (7cm) wide. The Batcopter measures over 2” (7cm) high, 8” (22cm) long and 7” (19cm) wide. and the Batcycle measures over 1” (4cm) high, 3” (8cm) long and 1” (4cm) wide.

This set has a total of 2,526 pieces and will be available in March at a price of $269.99 in the US.

 

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