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Experience the thrill of out-the-front automatics with the Kershaw Livewire, the eagerly anticipated creation from in-house designers and renowned custom knifemaker Matt Diskin, now available at After meticulous research, thoughtful development, and rigorous testing, the Livewire stands as Kershaw's first OTF auto—a true testament to innovation and quality.



The Livewire boasts a premium CPM-MagnaCut blade that opens and retracts with commanding authority. The spear point design, finished with a stonewash treatment, not only enhances performance but also conceals use scratches for lasting durability. The black-anodized aluminum handle is both lightweight and robust, featuring textured surfaces that provide a secure grip in any situation. The curved, staircase-like button ensures comfortable thumb deployment, adding to the knife's overall ergonomic design.



Designed with user convenience in mind, the Livewire is a joy to carry, thanks to its light weight and a reversible deep-carry pocket clip for adaptable left or right-side carry. This OTF auto is a result of fan demand, and it is every bit worth the wait.




  • Made-in-the-USA out-the-front automatic; Kershaw Original and Matt Diskin design
  • CPM-MagnaCut steel for superior blade hardness, corrosion resistance, toughness, wear resistance, and top edge retention
  • Stonewashed finish for enhanced durability and scratch resistance
  • Black-anodized aluminum handle for lightweight strength; texturing enhances grip
  • Deep-carry pocket clip is easily reversible for left/right carry




  • Blade Length: 3.30" (84 mm)
  • Closed Length: 4.80" (122 mm)
  • Overall Length: 8.10" (206 mm)
  • Blade Material: CPM-MagnaCut Stainless Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.125" (3.2 mm)
  • Blade Style: Spear Point
  • Blade Finish: Stonewash
  • Handle Material: Black Anodized 6061-T6 Aluminum
  • Handle Thickness: 0.48" (12.2 mm)
  • Locking Mechanism: Slide
  • Pocket Clip: Deep Carry (Tip-Up, Right/Left Carry)
  • Weight: 3.00 oz. (85 g)
  • Designer: Matt Diskin
  • Made in the USA
  • UPC Code: 087171064550


Don't miss the chance to add the Livewire to your collection—an exceptional out-the-front automatic that blends cutting-edge design with top-tier performance. Explore the excitement of OTF autos, meticulously crafted and proudly made in the USA.

Kershaw Livewire 9000 Knife OTF automatic

SKU: 087171064550
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