Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by PBH » Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:27 pm

Mattel's 1966 Batmobile ELITE vs SUPER ELITE - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qk_x4WWNp8I

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by MrSmith » Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:53 pm

PBH wrote:What SDCC model? .




Each year Hot Wheels do a car for SDCC, San Diego Comic-Con


see it here:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V33waF4hOF4

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by PBH » Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:06 am

Oh, I have that one. I thought we were talking about the 1:18 scale model.
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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by MrSmith » Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:35 pm

I have a sneaky feeling they would use the same sounds from the SDCC car into the 1:18 super elite car

we shall see I guess

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by MrSmith » Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:25 am

Has anyone got one of the Hot Wheels Elite KITT's yet?

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Post by PBH » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:06 am

They haven't been released yet.
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Post by Tbird100636 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:12 am

I've been checking everyday myself. Nobody's got them yet.

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Post by kittvskarr1984 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:32 am

today i got an email reply from hot wheels elite saying it will be released in january

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by MrSmith » Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:58 pm

kittvskarr1984 wrote:today i got an email reply from hot wheels elite saying it will be released in january



You would think they could put this information on thier website.


thanks though.

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Post by Tbird100636 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:59 pm

January??? Damn... guess I won't be buying it for myself for Christmas...

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by KITTfan » Sun Dec 09, 2012 6:18 am

Any news about the 1/43 KITT?

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by imranbecks » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:45 pm

KITTfan wrote:Any news about the 1/43 KITT?


Most likely around the same time as the 1/18.... My local dealer will be bringing the models in February.. I've already pre-ordered the 1/18 :-)

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Post by PBH » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:22 pm

Knowing Mattel, don't expect the 1:43 model until about the third quarter of 2013.
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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by msKEN » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:45 am

Knight Rider KITT Hot Wheels Elite 1:43 Scale Vehicle - $65.99 - Coming in February 2013
Knight Rider KITT w/ Voicebox 1:43 Scale Hot Wheels Elite - $340.99 - Coming in February 2014
Knight Rider K.A.R.R. Hot Wheels Elite 1:43 Scale Vehicle - $59.99 - Coming in November 2013
Knight Rider Elite Cult Classic K.A.R.R. Die-Cast Vehicle 1:18 Scale Vehicle - $159.99 - Coming in October 2013

Source: EntertainmentEarth.com
Those dates are most likely to change. These are the same guys that predicted the 1:18 KITT would be ready by November 2012, so do bear in mind its just their estimate. I would have to agree with PBH though, it's Mattle... and wow are they getting a lot of my money next year lol!
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Post by imranbecks » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:50 am

msKEN wrote:Knight Rider KITT Hot Wheels Elite 1:43 Scale Vehicle - $65.99 - Coming in February 2013
Knight Rider KITT w/ Voicebox 1:43 Scale Hot Wheels Elite - $340.99 - Coming in February 2014
Knight Rider K.A.R.R. Hot Wheels Elite 1:43 Scale Vehicle - $59.99 - Coming in November 2013
Knight Rider Elite Cult Classic K.A.R.R. Die-Cast Vehicle 1:18 Scale Vehicle - $159.99 - Coming in October 2013

Source: EntertainmentEarth.com
Those dates are most likely to change. These are the same guys that predicted the 1:18 KITT would be ready by November 2012, so do bear in mind its just their estimate. I would have to agree with PBH though, it's Mattle... and wow are they getting a lot of my money next year lol!


The price for that 1/43 KITT with voicebox looks ridiculous... US$340.99 for a 1/43 scale car??? You've got to be kidding... It cost a lot more than the bigger 1/18 KITT?

As for the Elite 1/18 KARR, I better start saving up for that one next!

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by msKEN » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:07 am

Yeah the voicebox gimmick needs to be something pretty amazing for me to part with $341. That's actually why I highlighted it in red, like WTH? :lol:
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Post by KITTfan » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:58 pm

Thanks for the information :)
Oh man, $340 for 1/43 sounds quite a lot, would be a lot for 1/18 model too. I'll be happy to get the regular version of 1/43 KITT and KARR. If I win the lotto, then I'll buy the voicebox version :D

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Post by imranbecks » Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:59 pm

For the record, I've never seen a 1/43 model go for that price unless it was really a rare limited item. Its probably an error by Hot Wheels... Cause that price is just ridiculous, period.

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Post by PBH » Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:08 am

imranbecks wrote:For the record, I've never seen a 1/43 model go for that price unless it was really a rare limited item. Its probably an error by Hot Wheels... Cause that price is just ridiculous, period.

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by msKEN » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:29 am

EE apparently had a typo (I simply copied and pasted here) because today it reads 1:18 rather then 1:43.
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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by Skav » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:53 am

For $340 I'd want a proper sized voice box.

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Post by imranbecks » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:12 am

Skav wrote:For $340 I'd want a proper sized voice box.


Hahaha.. If it is indeed 1/18 scale, diecast metal and with talking features in addition to the red LED scanner, I still think its a bit too much to pay... Abt $200 more for a talking feature? Hmmm.. Unless it comes with a 1/1 scale voicebox or a tiny 1/18 scale voicebox in the dashboard that actually animates the voice modulator, I think thats too much to pay...

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by Tbird100636 » Tue Jan 08, 2013 1:38 am

Well, 1/8/2013 and it still isn't available yet. I wonder what the big delay is.

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Post by imranbecks » Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:33 am

Tbird100636 wrote:Well, 1/8/2013 and it still isn't available yet. I wonder what the big delay is.


From the local shop I ordered from, its expected to be released in February... >>> http://www.tfh.com.sg/product_details.php?prod_id=4765

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Re: Sneak Peek of New Hot Wheels 1/18 KITT!!

Post by neps » Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:27 am

Hot Wheels Elite sent us over a dozen images of both the 1:18 and the 1:43 model, including the packaging - check them out:
http://knightrideronline.com/news/2013/ ... nd_143.php

They say this is of the final model, so what you see is what we will get. They also confirm that both models will be available in the beginning of February.

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