Tag: DeLorean

Dealer-Painted ‘Ferrari Red’ DeLorean DMC-12 Shows Up on eBay

Here we have one of the most well know oddities in the history of the automobile. The DeLorean DMC-12—or just “DeLorean,” as it’s known more commonly since—is right up there with other 20th century icons like Edsel, Corvair, Gremlin and Fiero. The car was supposed to shake the foundation of the market, but instead, wound up being a financial disaster, despite getting a starring role in one of the greatest movies ever made. Continue Reading »

The New DeLorean Will Have More Horsepower Than Ever

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Your chance to own a new—yes, new—DeLorean DMC-12 is coming thanks to the Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act. This handy law makes it legal for the company that bought up all the leftover DeLorean bits to start building new cars again. And they plan to start next year. Continue Reading »

Hungry For Nostalgia? The Domino’s Pizza DeLorean is For Sale

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When you hear the name DeLorean, what’s the first thing you think of? Probably not Domino’s Pizza. But in 1981, then owner of Domino’s Pizza, Tom Manoghan, thought it a good idea to buy a brand new DMC-12 and use it as a spokesperson spokescar for the company. Now the alleged car is for sale on eBay with a starting bid of $19,000 (per this writing). Continue Reading »

Matt Farah is Selling His Super Clean DeLorean

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The DeLorean DMC-12 is an instantly recognizable car. It was made famous through the Back to the Future franchise and became sort of a symbol of the ’80s. This particular DeLorean is even more famous for belonging to The Smoking Tire‘s Matt Farah, who has recently put it up for auction. Continue Reading »

DeLorean’s Back: Now, How Do You Style Your DMC-12?

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Earlier this week, it was reported that one of the most recognizable movie cars of all time is becoming a reality for interested buyers. DeLorean Motor Company of Texas is bringing the DMC-12 back from the dead with never-used original parts. Continue Reading »

Man Crashes a Dodge Challenger Through a Building Attempting to Time Travel

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The thought of a time-traveling car might be the stuff of legend, or at least 1985’s Back to the Future. But for two Florida business owners, it’s no tall tale. Continue Reading »

Keep Your Hypercar, the 1975 Maserati Bora is the Business

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The 1970s are generally not remembered for their perfection in automotive engineering, what with the whole death of the muscle car. But you wouldn’t know that from looking at Maseratis of the decade, or rather, any Italian exotic of the ‘70s. They looked downright amazing.  Continue Reading »

The Bricklin SV-1 was Flawed, But Oh So Cool

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In dramatic contrast to the roaring muscle car days of the 1960s, the 1970s were hardly conducive to building performance cars, of any type. The ’73 oil embargo ensured that nobody had gas, and when gas could be found, horsepower had been strangled to piffling levels.  Continue Reading »

This “Back to the Future” Ford GT is Definitely Quicker than 88 MPH

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Two days gone from Back to the Future day, and we’re still nursing our nostalgia hangovers. Flying DeLoreans, hoverboards, self-lacing Nikes—the future is now, people. But one thing the future desperately needs is a Ford GT time machine to take us back to 1985. Continue Reading »

5 Cars With Gullwing Doors That Aren’t the DeLorean DMC-12

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Typically when you see the phrase “gullwing doors,” it’s followed soon after by a picture of the DeLorean DMC-12. Even more so today on this celebratory Back to the Future Day. But DeLorean wasn’t the first—nor the last for that matter—to put the famed gullwing doors to use. Here’s five of our favorite cars that use gullwing doors. Continue Reading »