- Redbird (comics)
The Redbird is a camouflaged
sport coupéwith all the armaments of the Batmobile. In addition to that, there are polarizing windows and exterior sliding bulletproofconversion panels, enabling it to be driven by an uncostumed Tim Drake as a "normal" car.
When Drake was sent away to boarding school, following the quake known as the Gotham Cataclysm, he was forced to give up the Redbird by 'selling' it to a disguised Alfred. While at boarding school he developed an advanced
skateboardhe called the "Redboard". More recently he utilizes a modified 491cc, liquid-cooled " motocross" Batcyclefor his transportation needs.
With Tim Drake moving back in Gotham, this time as the adopted son of Bruce Wayne, the Redbird is restored to him, but it is badly damaged during an ambush. Robin takes in consideration the idea to scrap it and have built "something scarier" to drive. [Robin #174 (2008)]
His resolution doesn't seem to come to a pass, as the Batcave still holds one or more Redbirds in storage along with other Batmobiles [Batman #677 (2008)] , and only a few days later Tim Drake is shown driving a new or a refurbished Redbird, identical to the previous one [Robin/Spoiler Special #01 (2008)]
Motorcycle ("Batman & Robin")
In the 1997 live-action film "Batman & Robin", the Redbird [ [http://www.angelfire.com/film/batman/movies/robin/design/motors.html Like Bat-Blade, Robin's Redbird is based on a Honda convert|95|HP|abbr=on prototype, and is 3.2 m long. It can (supposedly) reach 280 km/h in 6.9 seconds. It has an LCD display on the tank to inform the driver about the current status of the vehicle such as fuel etc. It can also shoot a hook from the front, like the batmobile in Batman Forever. Apart from the silly red fluorescent lights that it had, it was the only good-looking vehicle of the film.] ] was a motorcycle instead of an automobile.
As with the Batmobile, this particular Redbird was a ground-up build, utilizing
fiberglassand carbon fiber. [ [http://www.batmanytb.com/movies/batmanandrobin/gadgets/redbird.php Batman & Robin - Gadgets - Redbird] ] The company TFXdeveloped the Redbird on a Hondaoff-road motorcycle. [ [http://22.214.171.124/language/translation/translatedPage.php?lp=de_en&text=http%3a%2f%2fwww.batmannews.de%2fgotham_city_central%2fbatcave%2fredbird.html BACKGROUND] ]
The Redbird has two drive
nozzles, which allows the vehicle to rise. This is dependent on the speed when taking off, making the Rebird airborn for 20 seconds or longer. There's a central computer on the tank that supplies an LCD announcement containing additional information for the driver. Additionally, the Redbird has small burls to the tire, which can be driven out very fast, in order to increase the road grip. Also, it comes still grappling hook, which is attached in the front fender over the tire.
*Size: convert|10.5|ft|m long
*Drive: Honda prototype with convert|95|HP|abbr=on
*Maximum speed: Of 0 to convert|180|mi/h|km/h|abbr=on in 6.9 seconds
*Feature: Fluorescent paper on the tires beleutet Robin's logo, has a single 600 cc Honda prototype with convert|95|hp
* [http://www.brcactionfigures.com/rorecodiecac.html Robin Redbird Corgi Die Cast Car]
* [http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images;_ylt=A0Je5qh0Oo9GNTcBuUuJzbkF?p=Robin%27s+Redbird&ei=UTF-8&fr=yfp-t-501&x=wrt Yahoo Images > Robin's Redbird]
* [http://www.batmanytb.com/movies/batmanandrobin/gadgets/redbird.php Movies - Batman & Robin - Gadgets - Batmobile]
* [http://126.96.36.199/language/translation/translatedPage.php?lp=de_en&text=http%3a%2f%2fwww.batmannews.de%2fgotham_city_central%2fbatcave%2fredbird.html BATMAN-NEWS > Redbird]
* [http://www.angelfire.com/film/batman/movies/robin/design/motors.html Batman & Robin - Bikes]
* [http://www.batmanytb.com/bios/gadgets/redbirdbio.php Character Profiles - Gadgets - The Red Bird]
* [http://www.imcdb.org/vehicle_12531-Honda-Redbird.html Internet Movie Car Database - Honda Redbird in Batman & Robin, Movie, 1997]
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