If it's Kevin Smith (probably the biggest Batfan on Earth) saying that it's a suit we've never seen before, then I must assume that the suit is vastly different than anything we've ever seen. Most of the suits we've seen on film have been somewhat identical.
i hope they ditch the armor idea simply because it would look goofy. maybe bruce would somehow implant his gloves with shards of kryptonite and use it like a pair of brass knuckles?
I think with good CGI they could make Batman's armor suit look bad-ass! How else is he going to fight Superman? A weakened Superman by Kryptonite or whatever would be a terrible idea, because Superman would get his ass kicked by Batman in 2 secs. Superman beat Zod even though Zod was a better fighter because Superman's stronger. He's been absorbing the Suns rays since he was a baby.