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Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:36 am
by PBH
Finally!!!

Click on the below link and scroll to the Hot Wheels Back To The Future Delorean post (12-5-10) and you’ll see mention of it there. No photos or artwork released as of yet.

http://hollywood-diecast.com/

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:48 am
by PBH
Another source - http://www.hotwheels.wikia.com/wiki/Lis ... Hot_Wheels


2011 NEW MODELS
01 - Danicar
02 - '72 Ford Gran Torino Sport
03 - '10 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake
04 - '69 Copo Corvette
05 - Custom '11 Camaro
06 - Dodge Challenger Drift Car
07 - Fast Cash
08 - VW Brasilia
09 - Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera
10 - 24 Ours
11 - 70 Pontiac GTO Judge
12 - '71 Dodge Challenger
13 - Retro Active
14 - '63 Mustang II Concept
15 - Speed Trap
16 - Renault Megane Trophy
17 - Future Race DTM
18 - Back to the Future Time Machine
19 - Euro Racing Rig
20 - Honda S2000
21 - '69 Shelby GT 500
22 - 2009 Nissan Skyline GT500
23 - El Superfasto
24 - Batmobile
25 - '68 COPO Camaro
26 - 2010 BMW M3
27 - Future Hot Rod TBD
28 - Buzzerk
29 - '63 Studebaker
30 - Mini Challenge 1
31 - Aston Martin One-77
3 - Mclaren MP 4 12C
33 - Nissan Skyline KPGC10 Race
34 - Period Muscle New Models
35 - Diesel Duty New Models
36 - Porsche 911 GT3 RS
37 - Chevy Impala (Dale Earnhardt Jr.)
38 - Twinduction
39 - Knight Rider Pontiac Firebird
40 - 2012 Ford Fiesta
41 - '65 Ranchero
42 - Blown 70 Charger
43 - 2011 Dodge Charger
44 - Alternate Vehicle 3 TBD
45 - 42011 Ferrari New Models
46 - Circle Trucker New Models
47 - '70 Camaro Road Race
48 - New Lamborghini TBD
49 - Dale Earnhardt Jr. Car TBD
50 - Honda HSV-010 GT

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:56 am
by knightfever
A lot of these are already out!! I just got the 1963 Mustang Concept last night and the 1972 Gran Torino last week. I hope the Hot Wheels version of KITT is as good as the Japanese Charra Wheels version.

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:48 am
by Samborghini
I have the Japanese Chara Wheels KITT and KARR which are nicely detailed models would be nice to see this new one in shops though :)

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:45 pm
by PBH
Of the 2 (Delorean & KITT), this is the only photo released so far…
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EVERYONE keep your eyes peeled for KITT!!!

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:25 pm
by DMC4EVER
What did the do with the Delorean wheels?

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:40 pm
by PBH
DMC4EVER wrote:What did the do with the Delorean wheels?

It’s the same wheels they used for the last 3 (Stainless steel, gold & black) Delorean’s as well as some other models. For their main lines, Mattel (Along with all other such manufacturers) usually uses shared and standard wheels that are easier to produce in terms of the lower-end, mass production Hot Wheels cars.

HOWEVER, Mattel has been known to release some sweet and HIGHLY detailed Hot Wheels as exclusives (i.e. Comic Con’s). They’ve done it with the Ecto-1 and 1966 Batmobile. They are STUNNING!!!! (Compare below)

I am a collector of die-casts. In terms of the lower-end, standard, mass-produced KITT, I HIGHLY doubt that the wheels will be accurate. Likely, they’ll be an existing wheel cast that is painted black and MAYBE have a silver trim around the circumference of the rim. However, I strongly believe that Hot Wheels will be releasing an exclusive and detailed Delorean AND KITT as “Comic-con type” exclusives just like they did with the Ecto-1 and 1966 Batmobile. Unfortunately, the only way for the rest of us to get these is an eBay type route. I skipped on the Ecto-1 and 1966 Batmobile, but will absolutely grab KITT & the Delorean when available!
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Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:23 pm
by krrdr2010
Something to look Forward to in 2011, Along with the Back to the Future DeLorean.

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 1:25 am
by james olden
i guess its gonna be time to add that to my knight rider collection

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:52 pm
by K.A.R.R. (09)
I hope they make K.A.R.R.


:karr:

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:59 pm
by PBH
K.A.R.R. (09) wrote:I hope they make K.A.R.R.
:karr:

It would be an easy feat!!! Take for example the 3 DeLoreans released this year. It wasn’t just the finish that was different, but also the interior and window colour. A KARR version is VERY plausible.

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:07 pm
by TurboBoostMan
i am definatly looking forward to KITT and the DeLorean time machine! Cant wait for them to come out in stores. Anybody know exactly when they will be on the market?

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:58 pm
by PBH
Mattel never announces their release dates, only years unfortunately. We just all need to keep our eyes out and inform everyone else when we see them :)

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 7:25 am
by Samborghini
Either way, I believe the cars should be hitting stores pretty much now or in the very near future, by this time next year I guarantee we would all have KI2t :)

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:14 am
by PBH
Samborghini wrote:Either way, I believe the cars should be hitting stores pretty much now or in the very near future, by this time next year I guarantee we would all have KI2t :)

Very true. We’ll likely see a photo of the die-cast soon prior to seeing them in stores. I’ll keep an eye on my sources and post as soon as I have a photo.

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:16 pm
by Knight Ind.2000
It would be so cool if they made KITT with a working scanner!
:kitt:

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:48 pm
by TurboBoostMan
Knight Ind.2000 wrote:It would be so cool if they made KITT with a working scanner!
:kitt:

they would probably charge more then. Hot Wheels cars are like a dollar. If they made him with a working scanner, they'd charge maybe 5. And anyway, he'd be too heavy and too big. That would be cool though. I agree.

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:45 pm
by knightfever
I just hope they do him like the Chara Wheels version and give him the bowling ball hubcaps, and not the standard Hot Wheels rim design.

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:40 pm
by PBH
knightfever wrote:I just hope they do him like the Chara Wheels version and give him the bowling ball hubcaps, and not the standard Hot Wheels rim design.

I can just about guarantee that won't happen. The limited edition KITT (which may happen) would.

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:26 pm
by knightfever
Oh well, I'll still get one. I have 2 of the Chara Wheels KITT's. One still in the package and the one I took out to play with. Yes, I'm 35 years old, and I still love Hotwheels. I had all the KR toys when I was a kid. The ERTL KITT w/turbo boost launcher and Comptron Truck, the KR Key Car, and several others that I can't remember who made them, and the Chara Wheels is actually a spitting image replica.

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:40 am
by PBH
knightfever wrote:Oh well, I'll still get one. I have 2 of the Chara Wheels KITT's. One still in the package and the one I took out to play with. Yes, I'm 35 years old, and I still love Hotwheels. I had all the KR toys when I was a kid. The ERTL KITT w/turbo boost launcher and Comptron Truck, the KR Key Car, and several others that I can't remember who made them, and the Chara Wheels is actually a spitting image replica.

That’s a sweet set! I have 2 Charawheels KITT’s and 2 KARR’s. One of each was open and set in small display cases (Along with my 3 Charawheels DeLoreans). I also have the 1:64 Turbo Booster Launcher sets, 1:64 key cars, 1:18 Ertl KARR and 3 of the 4 1:18 KITT’s (All have different fog lights).

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:30 am
by New KITT
Wow! DeLorean AND KITT coming next year! Cool!

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 3:56 pm
by PBH
Here are my Charawheels. I have MANY Hotwheels to and look forward to adding these to the set!!!

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:56 am
by DMC4EVER
KARR would kill the guy how designed his model, it has an red scanner

Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Posted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:22 am
by PBH
DMC4EVER wrote:KARR would kill the guy how designed his model, it has an red scanner

It's orange on mine. The camera didn't pick it up :P