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NBC: KITT Conceptual Renders

Post by neps » Wed Dec 12, 2007 5:46 pm

found these on Jalopnik:

The Interior:
http://jalopnik.com/photogallery/KITTKn ... b1280x1280
(you can see the gull wing here too: http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.tvsqu ... 7493263551)

SPM (attack mode):
http://jalopnik.com/photogallery/KITTKn ... b1280x1280
http://jalopnik.com/photogallery/KITTKn ... b1280x1280

I certainly hope that dual scanner is a mistake!

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Post by Victor Kros » Wed Dec 12, 2007 5:58 pm

The dual scanner isn't a mistake, you can see the glint of the red on the Attack Mode photo you posted before where the car is burning rubber.

I'm wondering (speculating mind you) if maybe it's not a scanner at all but blinks back and forth more like a flashing police light/railroad sign.

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Post by MJknight » Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:39 pm

Is it just me or do you get the impression they're taking rather 'cost-affective' approach with the design of this dashboard.
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Post by Lost Knight » Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:47 pm

It is apparent to me that the only reason the Mustang was even chosen was because of Ford's affiliation with NBC Universal. As the press release states, this gives NBCU opportunities to exploit the car as much as they want. In my opinion, a business partnership was the driving force behind choosing the car, NOT a whole-hearted effort to find the right vehicle, as is what should have been the approach.
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Post by The Shadow » Wed Dec 12, 2007 7:06 pm

The render of the interior seems interesting [more so for the rear seats than the front]. It doesn't seem as if there's as many gadget-type areas in the dash as KITT had.

In some respects the Knight 3K seems almost too plain inside - doesn't quite say 'supercar' to me. But there is time yet for alterations I suppose - even more time if the tv movie/pilot does well enough to get a new series.
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Post by neps » Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:00 pm

The Shadow - Michael Pajaro was saying something similar to me - that it needed more buttons on the dash.

But is the future of a killer dash buttons? Look at the iPhone - it has one button, but tons of cool features via a touch screen. Star Trek TNG was the same way - everything touch screens. I think we'll find the new KITT the same way, no buttons - but surfaces that respond to touch and HUD displays that will make it feel gadget awesome.

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Post by Nismogtr21 » Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:53 pm

Why would the new high tech car have a zillion buttons like the old one?

Even normal cars have bluetooth technology, iDrive, which handles just about every function by utilizing a mouse and a computer screen, and voice commands. The new interior makes sense, no scanners, I can live with that. It would actually be better if it had strobes like a cop car, that would make more sense.

I'm glad they are taking some of the cornier elements out of the show, and making it more believable.

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Re: NBC: KITT Conceptual Renders

Post by PHOENIXZERO » Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:40 am

Yeah, I don't think a ton of buttons are needed either, especially since with all the buttons KITT had how many were actually used? Ten not counting the random buttons Michael would occasionally push in those tense situations? Even that I'm thinking is an over estimate.
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Re: NBC: KITT Conceptual Renders

Post by T.A.H.O.E. » Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:14 pm

REMINDS ME OF A CYLON FROM THE ORIG.BATTLESTAR GALACTICA.....THO COOL, LUV THOSE VILLANS...THE LOOK DOES NOT FIT.

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