What if.. KITT was another car?

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What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by WittgenTT5/Rstein » Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:10 pm

A radically other car, not like a Trans-Am or Mustang or any other muscle car for that matter.

What if he was a Mazda RX-7, a DeLorean DMC-12 or even a Volvo 245 wagon?

a RX-7 as KITT sounds pretty intresting to be honest!
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Assasinge » Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:42 pm

Here comes Knight Racer with his camaro...:P
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by WittgenTT5/Rstein » Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:55 pm

Assasinge wrote:Here comes Knight Racer with his camaro...:P

Or me with my 850 TT5/R "WittgenTT5/Rstein", granted it's not KITT but hes far more modern than him.

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Assasinge » Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:35 pm

AHHHHHH. We got competition here folks!!!!!
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by WittgenTT5/Rstein » Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:50 pm

Assasinge wrote:AHHHHHH. We got competition here folks!!!!!

There's also a DMC-12 DeloKITT but I can't find a hi-res pic of it.
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by KITTfan » Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:01 am

I remember reading that Glen A. Larson was considering KITT to be a Datsun 240Z, I guess similar body shape as Bionic Woman's car was?
Mazda RX-7 would've been great choice as well as it has those popup headlights like Pontiac Trans-Am.
Still, I'm happy that they decided to use 1982 Pontiac Trans-Am as KITT, it's the best choice and really good looking car still today :)

My parents had a 1983 Mazda 323 5-door Hatchback (GLC in the USA) during the years Knight Rider was on tv here and that Mazda has the warning light cluster in front of the steering column, about the same place as KITT's voicebox and dad used to pull the handbrake just enough that the indicator light came on and release it to make it look like KITT's voicebox flashing :D That Mazda had even a tan interior which further reminded of KITT :P

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Kitt_24 » Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:37 pm

Assasinge wrote:Here comes Knight Racer with his camaro...:P


LOL Assasinge

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Kitt_24 » Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:38 pm

WittgenTT5/Rstein wrote:A radically other car, not like a Trans-Am or Mustang or any other muscle car for that matter.

What if he was a Mazda RX-7, a DeLorean DMC-12 or even a Volvo 245 wagon?

a RX-7 as KITT sounds pretty intresting to be honest!


If kitt is not a third gen trans am then its not kitt.

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by WittgenTT5/Rstein » Fri Dec 23, 2016 5:32 pm

Kitt_24 wrote:
WittgenTT5/Rstein wrote:A radically other car, not like a Trans-Am or Mustang or any other muscle car for that matter.

What if he was a Mazda RX-7, a DeLorean DMC-12 or even a Volvo 245 wagon?

a RX-7 as KITT sounds pretty intresting to be honest!


If kitt is not a third gen trans am then its not kitt.

Exactly. But it's fun seeing KITT as another car really. (the Bel-Air or KIFT doesn't count :twisted: )
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Assasinge » Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:16 pm

Kitt_24 wrote:If kitt is not a third gen trans am then its not kitt.


Let's play a game called how many times have we heard this from you? Can anyone guess? 1000 points to the correct guess!
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by WittgenTT5/Rstein » Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:19 pm

Assasinge wrote:
Kitt_24 wrote:If kitt is not a third gen trans am then its not kitt.


Let's play a game called how many times have we heard this from you? Can anyone guess? 1000 points to the correct guess!

I'd say about 2000 times
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Kitt_24 » Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:21 pm

WittgenTT5/Rstein wrote:
Assasinge wrote:
Kitt_24 wrote:If kitt is not a third gen trans am then its not kitt.


Let's play a game called how many times have we heard this from you? Can anyone guess? 1000 points to the correct guess!

I'd say about 2000 times


Just about the same from other people if not more saying the new camaro needs to be kitt :arrow:
Is this KNIGHT RACER with a new account lol
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by WittgenTT5/Rstein » Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:23 pm

Kitt_24 wrote:
WittgenTT5/Rstein wrote:
Assasinge wrote:
Let's play a game called how many times have we heard this from you? Can anyone guess? 1000 points to the correct guess!

I'd say about 2000 times



I bet this is KNIGHT RACER with a new account lol

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Both 276... hmm!
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Kitt_24 » Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:24 pm

WittgenTT5/Rstein wrote:
Kitt_24 wrote:
WittgenTT5/Rstein wrote:I'd say about 2000 times



I bet this is KNIGHT RACER with a new account lol

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Both 276... hmm!


With that being said yup this is knight racer.

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by WittgenTT5/Rstein » Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:29 pm

Kitt_24 wrote:
WittgenTT5/Rstein wrote:
Kitt_24 wrote:

I bet this is KNIGHT RACER with a new account lol

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Both 276... hmm!


With that being said yup this is knight racer.

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Assasinge » Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:25 am

You're really not the sharpest knife in the drawer, are you?
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Knight Racer » Sat Dec 24, 2016 8:10 am

I used to wonder if Kitt wasn't a trans am, would I have liked the 80's Trans am. I can't think of any other car being Kitt in the 80's. Except for maybe the Nissan 300ZX. Not sure if that was in the 80's but it had the 80's look to me.

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by WittgenTT5/Rstein » Sat Dec 24, 2016 8:26 am

Knight Racer wrote:I used to wonder if Kitt wasn't a trans am, would I have liked the 80's Trans am. I can't think of any other car being Kitt in the 80's. Except for maybe the Nissan 300ZX. Not sure if that was in the 80's but it had the 80's look to me.

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I would have liked KIFT as a 300ZX!
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by RicardoRibeiro2000 » Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:25 pm

This 1987 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z could been Kitt because kinda looks alike a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by WittgenTT5/Rstein » Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:48 pm

RicardoRibeiro2000 wrote:This 1987 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z could been Kitt because kinda looks alike a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.

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A smaller version of KITT maybe?
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Assasinge » Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:57 pm

Not too shabby. I suppose.
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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by KITTfan » Sun Jun 04, 2017 10:39 am

How about Opel Calibra as KIFT or even as KITT 2.0 if Knight Rider lasted to the 1990's?
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At least Calibra is a GM product like the Trans-Am :)

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Han » Sun Jun 04, 2017 2:18 pm

I can't imagine any other car looking good in jump scenes

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by jup » Sun Jun 04, 2017 3:03 pm

And this 'could have' been something great with the KR '08 series and it's shape shifting capacity. They 'could have' explored all kinds of car models to find what fits best in 'this' and 'that' situation. It was a fantastic plot device for changing cars on the fly. Alas, an opportunity they didn't play around with all that much. Instead, opting for examples of very unsafe driving practices (and why AI assist is so necessary in such a situation) and lots of 'chit chat filler'. (However, that approach works well in that Agents of SHIELD show.)

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Re: What if.. KITT was another car?

Post by Jürgen » Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:53 pm

KITTfan wrote:How about Opel Calibra as KIFT or even as KITT 2.0 if Knight Rider lasted to the 1990's?
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At least Calibra is a GM product like the Trans-Am :)

I owned a Calibra for a number of years and I love this idea. :D But to be honest, KITT is KITT for me, a 3rd-gen Firebird T/A.

If it was an upgrade of some sort, the new 50th Anniversary Camaro looks like a good start. I could imagine a touch-up by Trans Am Depot that could be faithful to the original.

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