We are so close to living in a world where everyone can be David Hasselhoff. Thanks to an enterprising programmer named Brandon Fiquett and Apple's Siri app for the iPhone 4S, there's at least one Acura TL out there responding to voice control in awesome Knight Rider fashion.

While not quite up to the level of interactivity that Hollywood dreamed up for the Knight Industries Two Thousand, Fiquett's TL will remotely start itself and turn off the ignition on his command. The system works by relaying the Siri command to a proxy server, which sends the instructions to a Viper car automation and security system. About the only thing missing here is William Daniels doing the voice of KITT – and that awesome black Trans Am itself.

Fiquett has put his source code up for download, so if you're interested in trying it yourself and you've got some coding skills, have at it on his website. Otherwise, just click through the jump to watch the video.


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      Maverick
      • 3 Years Ago
      So all he did was connect Siri to the preexisting SmartStart app that Viper released well over a year ago?
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      belfagor
      • 3 Years Ago
      does it work on my 1999 Dodge Neon?
      WillieD
      • 3 Years Ago
      Did he film it with a toilet?
      Andrew Zotos Breslin
      • 3 Years Ago
      I dont get it. how is taking the time to ask siri to start your car easier than pressing the button on the keyfob? I could understand if you could leave the keyfob in your car or something and it communicated long distance, but I assume you have to keep the keyfob near your phone?
      Phil
      • 3 Years Ago
      www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2iZ34lMAQk
      Pandaren Master
      • 3 Years Ago
      Now we can all be James Bond.
      Adam Waltering
      • 3 Years Ago
      That has got to be the ugliest phone case I've ever seen.
      You guy
      • 3 Years Ago
      Well if it takes a little bit of bluetooth or whatever to read the key code... Couldn't someone run the program, follow you out to your car, then steal your car whenever they wanted at a later date?
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