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Hello Knight Rider and Speed Champions fans,

 

KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand) from the original TV series Knight Rider is one of the most famous fictional cars. It is a modified 1982 Pontiac Trans Am which is an artificially intelligent electronic computer module in the body of a highly advanced, very mobile, robotic automobile.

It is a studless build in the original, 6 studs wide Speed Champions style and fits perfectly to the new City style cars too. Building instructions are available here:


https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-52083/_TLG_/kitt-knight-rider/

 

More details:

I wanted to create a sleek model which is as accurate as possible in this small scale. I minimized the use of stickers to keep the flexibility of the used parts in further builds, and the last picture shows the car without any stickers.

The model has space for one minifigure. The Michael Knight figure on the main picture is from the set 71286.

One of the most challenging details was the front with the iconic red scanner bar and the rectangular white headlights. I made lots of versions and I think the actual one with some tricky build techniques is the best one. Simple black stickers were added to the side of the clear transparent elements on the sides to make visible the headlights only on the front side.
The model contains lots of details: the circular fuel cap on the left side, the orange one and the red one turn signal lights on the sides, the side-view mirrors, the convertible roof, the small rear wing and the blue vehicle registration plate on the rear to which a custom sticker had been added. The steering wheel is modeled too, and three stickers are added to the dashboard to recreate some of its iconic elements.
The wheels are built too and on my physical model the white circles between the wheel covers and the tires are made of a Lego rubber belt.

 

Thanks for visiting,

_TLG_

50351369798_41e602fc0f_c.jpgKITT - Knight Rider - INSTRUCTIONS by László Torma, on Flickr

50351368718_0584562dc7_c.jpgKITT - Knight Rider - INSTRUCTIONS by László Torma, on Flickr

50352070791_0af4aea673_c.jpgKITT - Knight Rider - INSTRUCTIONS by László Torma, on Flickr

50352070866_cd0cb8089d_c.jpgKITT - Knight Rider - INSTRUCTIONS by László Torma, on Flickr

50352229037_c816cf2905_c.jpgKITT - Knight Rider - INSTRUCTIONS by László Torma, on Flickr

50352071171_8081dbb81d_c.jpgKITT - Knight Rider - INSTRUCTIONS by László Torma, on Flickr

50352229277_f40f5a5c73_c.jpgKITT - Knight Rider - INSTRUCTIONS by László Torma, on Flickr

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6 hours ago, Legocitycustoms said:

Wow, those are some great techniques !

Thanks!

6 hours ago, JintaiZ said:

Awesome build!

Thanks!

5 hours ago, Ragana9289 said:

Cool homemade.

Thanks!

1 hour ago, deraven said:

Fantastic!  Remarkably well done at this small scale!  

Thanks a lot!

3 hours ago, DodgeDude5498 said:

Wow, awesome work! Very smooth and clean build, and it's great to see guys still building 6-wide!

Thanks a lot! I still prefer the 6 studs wide cars because they are more proportional to minifigures.

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I have built its evil twin KARR too :) I wanted to make the bottom gray line a bit narrower, therefore the side panels have been modified. Its parts list and instructions are free additions to KITT:

https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-52083/_TLG_/kitt-knight-rider-karr/

50732726192_f3f50f8c79_c.jpgKARR - Knight Rider - INSTRUCTIONS (free addition to KITT) 1 by László Torma, on Flickr

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