• May 15th 2010 at 12:33PM
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Here's our chance. If we all come together, pool our resources and work for the common good, we can buy two of the Ford Mustangs used in the filming of the thankfully-deceased Knight Rider remake. Why would we want to lay our hands on the distastefully-modified NBC creations? To kill them with fire. Think of it: a world in which the only bad Knight Rider was the original Knight Rider; a world where children are safe from thinking that KITT was anything other than the world's most awesome self-aware Trans Am. We can do this.

The KR cars have cropped up with a handful of other, more famous TV and movie cars headed for a Mecum auction. Alongside the Knight Industries travesties, the well-moneyed out there can bid on the likes of the two unused Cobra body shells from the first Iron Man and a certain tiger-ferrying 1965 Mercedes-Benz 220SE Convertible from The Hangover. A few other lust-worthy models are also set to stand before the gavel, including the My Name is Earl El Camino and a 2001 Buell police bike used in Terminator: Rise of the Machines.

Of course, all of those pale in comparison to our chance to right history's wrong. We can't do anything for Nunez's damaged sanity at this point, but we can keep someone else from preserving these disasters for posterity. We need to hurry, though. The auction kicks off May 19 at the Indiana Fair Grounds.

[Source: Mecum via Concours Blog]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      BATMAN ...MEETS.. STARBUCKS
      • 5 Years Ago
      A minute of my life just disappeared which I will never get back. Sigh
      • 5 Years Ago
      The KITT mustang is disguisting. It is the definition of "rice".

      I'll take the other two :)
        • 5 Years Ago
        The Whole Entire show, the mustang and some wasted talents really destroyed the Knight Rider TV Franchise.

        Should have had the chevy camaro that would have saved it.
        • 5 Years Ago
        The saddest part is that below all crap is a GT500KR :(

        Someone needs to go to jail for what they did to it.
        • 5 Years Ago
        *disgusting

        Damn you AB and your lack-of "edit" option.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Someone needs to buy it and then burn it so no one ever sees it again.
        • 5 Years Ago
        So, AB, will we get thrice-daily updates on the KITT;s auction, like we did on its idiotic show?

        I kid. Gotta love fake plastic supercharger intakes and side pipes...
        • 5 Years Ago
        Kitt used to be so cool when he was just a TransAm. Trying to bring him to this day in age was STUPID, STUPID, STUPID. The guy who drove him was whack and couldn't act his way out of a broken condom.
        • 5 Years Ago
        NONE of the cars you saw on the show except the stationary car in HQ was a real GT500KR.

        Most of the driving scenes were done with a V6. You can even tell in some of the rear shots with the V6 Premium lip spoiler instead of the GT500 lip spoiler.

        My guess is that the one going up for auction is also a V6.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I just threw up all over my keyboard.
      • 5 Years Ago
      cannot be unseen
      • 5 Years Ago
      My god is that thing ugly... O_O
      • 5 Years Ago
      This car looks like CRAP. Anyone over the age of 8 who thinks this looks good needs to seek professional help.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Those wheels are the only redeeming thing about this.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I would laugh so hard if I saw someone driving that.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I saw one of these at a car show a couple years ago, but I don't remember it being so hideous.
        There should be a law against such things....
      • 5 Years Ago
      Why couldn't they just keep the TV movie version of KI3T?

      (and for the record, I kind of like the 2008 version, but the acting and overuse of CG is what killed it)
      • 5 Years Ago
      Ohhhhh!!! My eyes!!!
      • 5 Years Ago
      This is what is in the minds of TV executives, no wonder why there's so much crap on tv (and why I dont watch it anymore).
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