In the original “Knight Rider” TV series, running from 1982 – 1986, Michael Knight, played by David Hasselhoff, famously drives the Knight Industries Two Thousand, known as K.I.T.T. for short. K.I.T.T. was an artificially intelligent, fully autonomous vehicle equipped with a hydrogen-powered turbojet engine, advanced construction and a variety of custom tools and weapons.
LOCATION: Peterson Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
The vehicle chosen to portray K.I.T.T. was a 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. This particular vehicle was used in the pilot of the TV series. It could be seen at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California, which ran an exhibit entitled “Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles Of Science Fiction and Fantasy” from May 2019 through May 2020.