K.I.T.T. vs. Bugatti Veyron
Comparing K.I.T.T.,The Knight Industries Two Thousand, to the Volkswagen-owned Bugatti Veyron supercar.
K.I.T.T. = priceless.
Veyron = $1.23 million dollars
K.I.T.T., a (nearly) one-of-a-kind project developed by The Foundation For Law & Government using a 1982 Pontiac Trans Am.
Veyron, an extravagant All-Wheel-Drive supercar designed by VW to bring the Bugatti name back from the brink.
K.I.T.T. employs complex electronics.
Veyron employs complex electronics.
K.I.T.T.'s engine: unknown
Veyron's engine: 8.0L quad-turbocharged W-16
K.I.T.T.'s horsepower: undisclosed
Veyron's horsepower: 1001 advertised (actual 1006 to 1026 SAE net hp)
K.I.T.T.'s top speed: 310+ mph
Veyron's top speed: 250+ mph
K.I.T.T. 0-60 mph: 0.2 neck-snapping seconds with turbo boost
Veyron 0-60 mph: 2.5 seconds
K.I.T.T. 1/4 mile: 4.286 seconds @ 300 mph
Veyron 1/4 mile: 10.80 seconds @ 140 mph
K.I.T.T. limited production of one.
Veyron to be constructed only when ordered, to a maximum of 300.
K.I.T.T.'s driving modes: Auto, Manual, Ski, and Pursuit
Veyron's driving modes: "standard", "handling" and "top speed"
K.I.T.T.'s fuel economy: Classified, but 200 mpg is implied.
Veyron's fuel economy: 5.8 mpg city/10 mpg hwy.
K.I.T.T.'s braking, from 70 mph: 14 feet (only available data)
Veyron's braking, from 252 mph: 10 seconds (only avail data)
K.I.T.T. employs both left & right ejector seats.
Veyron - driver sits within a "survival cell"
K.I.T.T. must rely on either Bonnie or April for required maintenance.
Veyron can be serviced at any of the 20 Bentley dealerships throughout the U.S. Maintenance will be done by a flown-in mechanic, which the company promises to be available 24 hours a day.
K.I.T.T. can drive itself.
Veyron requires a human driver.
K.I.T.T has a microwave jammer.
Veyron costs the same as 9,461 Sanyo EM-Z2100GS microwaves.
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