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

Post by PBH » Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:36 am

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/
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Another source - http://www.hotwheels.wikia.com/wiki/Lis ... Hot_Wheels


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Post by knightfever » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:56 am

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.

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Post by Samborghini » Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:48 am

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 :)
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Post by PBH » Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:45 pm

Of the 2 (Delorean & KITT), this is the only photo released so far…
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EVERYONE keep your eyes peeled for KITT!!!
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Post by DMC4EVER » Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:25 pm

What did the do with the Delorean wheels?

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Post by PBH » Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:40 pm

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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Post by krrdr2010 » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:23 pm

Something to look Forward to in 2011, Along with the Back to the Future DeLorean.

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Post by james olden » Tue Dec 07, 2010 1:25 am

i guess its gonna be time to add that to my knight rider collection
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Post by K.A.R.R. (09) » Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:52 pm

I hope they make K.A.R.R.


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K.A.R.R. (09) wrote:I hope they make K.A.R.R.
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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.
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Re: Hot Wheels (Mattel) to release KITT in 2011!!!!

Post by TurboBoostMan » Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:07 pm

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?
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Post by PBH » Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:58 pm

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 :)
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Post by Samborghini » Wed Dec 08, 2010 7:25 am

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 :)
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Post by PBH » Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:14 am

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.
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Post by Knight Ind.2000 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:16 pm

It would be so cool if they made KITT with a working scanner!
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Post by TurboBoostMan » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:48 pm

Knight Ind.2000 wrote:It would be so cool if they made KITT with a working scanner!
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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.
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Post by knightfever » Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:45 pm

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.

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Post by PBH » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:40 pm

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.
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Post by knightfever » Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:26 pm

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.

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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).
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Post by New KITT » Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:30 am

Wow! DeLorean AND KITT coming next year! Cool!
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Post by PBH » Mon Dec 13, 2010 3:56 pm

Here are my Charawheels. I have MANY Hotwheels to and look forward to adding these to the set!!!
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Post by DMC4EVER » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:56 am

KARR would kill the guy how designed his model, it has an red scanner

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Post by PBH » Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:22 am

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
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