Saturday, November 28

Pontiac

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Buy It! One of the three original KITT Firebirds is up for auction

If you’re a child of the ’80s (raises hand) there’s little doubt tyou remember KITT from the Knight Rider television show. The seemingly indestructible black Trans Am was smart, sarcastic, and (for the time) a gee-whiz technological tour de force.Now, one of the original trio of cars built for use as KITT in the small-screen series is headed to the auction block at Julien’s.Starting life as a new-for-’82 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, it was created by Universal Studios and used in tours and appearances promoting the show. This particular KITT was also used in Hasselhoff’s ”Night Rocker” concert tour in Austria in 1987 and later exhibited on display at the Siegfried Marcus Automobile Museum through 2005.According to a Pontiac Historical Services invoice, this Trans Am came off of th...