1968 Shelby Mustang GT500KR Road Test: The King Of The Road Earns Its…

Watch as Car and Track host Bud Lindemann heaps praise on a (then) brand new 1968 Shelby Mustang 500KR after giving it a "thorough wring out" on television's first syndicated car show. » 5/13/12 9:00am 5/13/12 9:00am

Shelby Sued, $20K GT500KR Hoods Really Only Cost $4K

Shelby's latest lawsuit, involving the supplier of $20,000 GT500KR carbon fiber hoods, makes us wonder if expected legal fees are included in their prices. The original cost of those carbon fiber hoods? $4,000. Now that's one serious up-charge. » 1/05/10 1:00pm 1/05/10 1:00pm

Make It Stop: NBC Orders Up Four More Knight Rider Scripts

At this point, we're wondering if NBC is captained by a board of masochists, as news comes down the pipe they've ordered up four more Knight Rider » 10/16/08 1:40pm 10/16/08 1:40pm scripts from the show's writers. Mind you, they're just scripts, not necessarily full episodes...yet. If you've watched the show religiously, you're a sturdier breed of…

First Episode Of New Knight Rider TV Show Online At Hulu...And Right…

Want to see the first episode of the new Knight Rider » 9/18/08 12:45pm 9/18/08 12:45pm TV show a week earlier than it'll air on broadcast television? If so, it's your lucky day — just moments ago it went live on Hulu for the watching. But why go there when we've got the full episode below the jump? We won't spoil anything that hasn't already been…

Michigan Woman's Mustang Becomes Real KITT

Just in time for the September 24th premier of NBC's new Knight Rider » 9/12/08 12:00pm 9/12/08 12:00pm show, the local NBC news affiliate in Grand Rapids, Michigan has found a woman claiming that her recently sold Mustang GT was bought to be turned into a real-life example of for the show. Deb Fralick had to sell her beloved Ford Mustang GT for…

KITT: First Drive

As a child of the 80s and former member of the Knight Rider faithful (I happily toted the Rider lunchbox until third grade) it was nearly impossible to stifle my internal yelp of anticipation when first presented with the keys » 9/02/08 12:00pm 9/02/08 12:00pm to the for an exclusive first drive. It's irrational, because I knew the car sitting in…

Shelby GT500KR Road Trip, Chapter IV: Death Valley Car Spy…

It was the Wert-spotting » 8/28/08 2:40pm 8/28/08 2:40pm by reader Nick outside the Shelby HQ gave us an idea for our run through Death Valley yesterday on our . Would the car spies spending the summer months in the Valley of non-Life find the GT500KR with manufacturer plates a compelling enough target to shoot — perhaps thinking it to be some kind …

Shelby GT500KR Road Trip, Chapter III: Fresh Alien Jerky Is Much…

Actually, we realized at some point it was "Alien" brand » 8/27/08 1:28am 8/27/08 1:28am beef jerky, but you know, for like a minute there...we thought we were gonna dig into some extraterrestrial hide. But, we still thought it worthy of a shot. We're almost to Vegas — we'll save any more updates until the morrow. Baker, CA 187.5 Miles 5 Hours, 9…

Shelby GT500KR Road Trip, Chapter II: What's Your Favorite Beef Jerky?

As one noted member of the auto press guild told me today, "you can't have a Mustang road trip without beef jerky." He's right. I went with the Carne Asade — what about you? Although I pulled over for the jerky, it was nice to give my ass a moment of relief from the pains of the road. The Shelby GT500KR's got a helluva… » 8/26/08 9:54pm 8/26/08 9:54pm

Shelby GT500KR Road Trip, Chapter I: Ready, Set, Buy A Whole Lot Of…

Well, we're about to take off » 8/26/08 5:40pm 8/26/08 5:40pm on our outside of Los Angeles and we decided we needed to stock up on supplies first. We've got what we're bringing for the trip below the jump. Let us know if we forgot anything. Remember, we need to make it through Death Valley — a place we've never been to, but Brenda Priddy says is a …

What Would You Do With A GT500KR?

You already knew one of us was out here in sunny Southern California after our little photographic fun with all three new American muscle cars in one photo » 8/26/08 12:00pm 8/26/08 12:00pm for the very first time. But that wasn't the only reason we were out here on America's Left Coast. The other reason? The . We've been given the keys to the only…

Jalopnik Drives KITT In Woodward Dream Cruise, Pretends We're Michael…

That's right boys n' girls, I'm cruising down Woodward Avenue today in the 2008 Woodward Dream Cruise » 8/16/08 8:45am 8/16/08 8:45am in none other than the Mustang-powered hitting NBC this fall. Unlike most of those used in filming, this isn't a fancy-pantsified Mustang GT. Nope, it's a heavily-modified GT500KR, with light bar and all. I'm not…

Don't Worry, KITT's New Truck Mode Is Microsoft-Approved

We already broke the story on KITT transforming from a GT500KR into a Ford F-150 FX4 pickup truck in the new Knight Rider TV show, but this morning PickupTrucks.com has the scoop on the full story and it's a whopper. Apparently, Exec Producer Gary Scott Thompson and his production team went to Microsoft to help with… » 7/30/08 8:30am 7/30/08 8:30am