Can't afford the latest supercar? Why not build your own? Enterprising inventors around the world have done just that.

From a replica Batmobile to a motorbike made out of firewood, IBTimes UK looks at some of the best homemade hot wheels.

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Two men paint a replica Batmobile on the outskirts of Shanghai. Li Weilei, a local businessman, builds replicas of cars like the Batmobile, Formula One cars and Transformers vehicles for rent or saleReuters
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Miso Kuzmanovic drives his homemade Formula One racing car in Prnjavor, Bosnia, on April 16, 2013. It took him two years and 25,000 euros with help from his friends and family to create the car, which has a Porsche engineReuters
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Brothers Zhao Xiushun and Zhao Xiuguo test drive their homemade Formula One car built from scrap metal in Tangshan, Hebei Province, on July 21, 2006Reuters
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Guo, a farmer in his 50s, drives his home-made scale replica of a Lamborghini on a street in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China, on February 19, 2014. Guo spent six months and about 5,000 yuan ($477) to make the mini Lambo as a toy for his grandson out of scrap metal and parts from electric bicyclesReuters
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People look at a home-made replica of a Lamborghini Reventon in Suqian, Jiangsu province, China, on August 30, 2012. Wang Jian built the car using parts from a Nissan and a Volkswagen Santana. The home-made roadster cost Wang around 60,000 yuan (£5,732) and can reach a maximum speed of 160mph according to local media reportsReuters
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Policemen and pedestrians look at a knock-off Lamborghini on a Hyundai Coupe chassis, on a street in Chongqing on September 12, 2013. Police towed the car away on the charge of illegal parking after failing to contact the owner. A placard under the car windshield reads, "This refitted Lamborghini car on sale, starting price 98,000 yuan (£9,363)"Reuters
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A home-made car built by Zhu Runqiang is seen in Hefei, Anhui province, on October 21, 2013Reuters
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Zhang Jinduo's wife tries out his home-made car on the outskirts of Shenyang, Liaoning province on May 10, 2008. Zhang, a 53-year-old local farmer made the car equipped with a rear-mounted motorcycle engine and can attain speeds of 60-80 km per hourReuters
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Ruslan Mukanov, a 24-year-old car mechanic, drives his homemade replica of a Rolls-Royce Phantom in Shakhtinsk, Kazakhstan, on January 14, 2010. Mukanov created the replica out of an old Mercedes, and spent about £2,000 on itReuters
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A Chinese carpenter presents his home-made wooden electric car at the 2012 China-Eurasia Expo in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on September 5, 2012Reuters
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Istvan Puskas poses with his wooden chopper in Tiszaors, Hungary, on June 14, 2012. Puskas, a 52-year-old tractor driver, said he built his bike in two years out of firewoodReuters
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Alexander Yushkov, 49, a boiler room operator in a local mining company, drives his self-made three-wheeled cross-country vehicle called Bolivar near the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk on March 11, 2013Reuters
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Cambodian mechanic Nhean Phaloek sits in his self-designed, home-made Angkor 333-2010 car at his house in Phnom Penh on August 21, 2009. His dream became reality when he teamed up with the Heng Development Company to produce the Angkor RV 2013, an electric vehicle that went on sale in 2013Getty