Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment has announced that a new version of the Kuwahara bicycle that the character Elliot famously rode in 1982’s E.T. will be on the market later this year.
A new “E.T. 40” version of the bike is coming this fall to celebrate the movie’s 40th anniversary. Priced at $800 USD, the bike aims to be a faithful reproduction of the one that Elliot used to carry his alien friend in a milk crate. This bike, however, does not have the power of flight or a milk crate like the one in the movie.
The new bike has a 4130 chromoly frame, which is the type commonly used in bike competitions. It also sports sealed bearing hubs and Dia-Compe brakes known in the BMX world. Additionally, the bike has the E.T. logo printed on it, as part of Kuwahar’s partnership with E.T. studio Universal.
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