1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am “K.I.T.T.” & “K.A.R.R.” – ERTL model cars – Part 2

This second part of the “K.I.T.T. & K.A.R.R.” ERTL model cars review – a focus on the 1/25 and 1/64 scale models. Contrary to the 1/18 models I’ve reviewed in part 1, these cars were actually produced in 1982 when the TV show started. Exterior Let’s start with the exterior of the 1/25 car. Contrary … More 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am “K.I.T.T.” & “K.A.R.R.” – ERTL model cars – Part 2

1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am “K.I.T.T.” & “K.A.R.R.” – ERTL model cars – Part 1

In this article I’m presenting a series of four ERTL model cars of the 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am “K.I.T.T.” and his evil twin “K.A.R.R.”. The iconic automobiles of the 80’s TV series “Knight Rider”. I’ll start with the more recent 1/18 K.I.T.T. and K.A.R.R., compare them to the original Firebird Trans Am they are … More 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am “K.I.T.T.” & “K.A.R.R.” – ERTL model cars – Part 1

1976 Ford Gran Torino “Starsky & Hutch” – 1/18 ERTL model car

History of the car The “Starsky & Hutch” car was a third generation Ford Gran Torino. Although the third generation was built from 1972 to 1976, the cars used in the 70’s TV series and 2004 movie were ‘74 to ‘76 models. Due to US Government safety regulations their front and rear bumpers, as well … More 1976 Ford Gran Torino “Starsky & Hutch” – 1/18 ERTL model car

1974 Dodge Monaco Sedan “Bluesmobile” – 1/18 RC2 model car

History of the car The third generation Dodge Monaco was sold from 1974 to 1976. It was a complete redesign compared to the previous generation with an all-new unibody platform and all-new sheet metal. It came with three different engines, all of them being V8s: a 360 cu in (5.9 L), a 400 cu in … More 1974 Dodge Monaco Sedan “Bluesmobile” – 1/18 RC2 model car

1969 Dodge Charger R/T “General Lee” – 1/18 ERTL model car

With this article I’m starting a series of model car reviews, with a special focus on movie and TV show cars. What better way to start with the iconic 1969 Dodge Charger R/T “General Lee” of the Dukes of Hazzard TV show. Since I’m lucky to have two seemingly identical General Lees, they will also … More 1969 Dodge Charger R/T “General Lee” – 1/18 ERTL model car