Exclusive! A look at Hot Wheels Elite 1:18 Scale Knight Rider KITT!



We were recently lucky to catch up with the team behind the upcoming 1/18 diecast of KITT, from Hot Wheels Elite! They say KITT is doing well, and provided us these images of the latest KITT tooling model that they just received from their engineers. Note that these images aren't a final product, but rather a work in progress as they constantly refine to get a perfect accurate model.

And if that wasn't exciting enough, they've also shared a recent video of the scanner light in progress! This is just one of the many features this product will have in addition to:

  • Working LED scanner
  • Pop up headlights
  • Opening doors
  • Opening engine hood- reveals the "Knight Industries turbo jet engine with modified afterburners"
  • Lift up, and removable T-tops
  • Ejector driver and passenger seats
  • Fold down rear seat
  • Opening rear hatch
  • Rotating license plate function to reveal alternate plate
  • Working steering
  • Underside chassis details include Rocket Boosters, Smoke screen, flame thrower, and grappling hookr, and grappling hook

Pretty beautiful stuff so far, can't wait to see how it turns out! It's currently scheduled for release in the last quarter of 2012.

  • miguel

    where I can get

  • Dumberdog

    Hotwheels Elite have very good 1:18 models, especially the Ferraris, so make no mistake, this one will be fantastic!!

  • Dumberdog

    I've pre-ordered mine at this website: http://www.littlebolide.com.... Check it out!

  • KnightRider

    Hi, I was reading about the new Knight Rider Kitt car coming out for hotwheels this year, I wonder if the car will talk? and have a light up dashboard?

  • The "Knight Industries turbo jet engine with modified afterburners" under the hood is a nice touch considering we never really saw under the hood of KITT throughout the entire run of the show... Kudos Hot Wheels!

    The Aoshima 1/18 model on the other hand had a factory stock Pontiac engine...

  • Dumberdog

    In that Iook that scale model reminds me the episode "Junkyard Dog", in wich KITT was allmost destroyed and then rebuilt in the FLAG labs, showing KITT's thinner skin below that black armor.

  • Dumberdog

     If You don't remember watch this:http://www.youtube.com/watc...

  • Lrussell Las

    COOL!!!

  • Jgs134

    This is SEXY!!!!

  • Sahagun Juan

    Can you tell me where I can pre-order?

  • Dumberdog
  • Ibetchuwontdoit

    Where can I pre-order? I want to make sure I get one!

  • Dumberdog
  • Somewhere in the $160 - $165 price mark, and its limited edition. So unless you are pre-ordering then expect to pay the ebay price. Also take a look at some other cars from this hot wheels line on ebay. This one is an investment for sure!

  • What is the price gonna be?

  • Dumberdog

     139.95 €

  • MVGS

    The nose can be better!

  • Dumberdog

     Don't worry they will add the fog lights in the final product LOL

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