Through the 1960s and 1970s, Barris Kustom cornered the market in movie and TV automobiles, from the original 1966 Batmobile to the Oldsmobile jalopy in the Beverley Hillbillies.

The George Barris Snakepit Dragster won’t do for the daily commute, but it will certainly turn heads. Designed to reach a top speed of 300mph, it was built in 1975 at a cost of $100,000.

Powered by 6 x Cobra-Ford 351 V-8 engines, it has 12 Holley carburetors,...

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