DeLorean

Gull-Wing Beater: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

For all of the pristine DeLorean DMC-12s that roll across auction blocks nationwide, there has to be the occasional beater. The seller emphasizes several times that this DeLorean on eBay will need some level of refurbishment, referring to it… more»

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Rebuilt and Parked: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

The seller describes this 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 as being a Texas car since new, bought at a dealership in Humble, Texas and remaining there ever since. It has a curious description, as despite the claims to it being rebuilt… more»

No Reserve 5-Speed: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

This 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 is listed for sale at no reserve and presents as a decent driver-quality example that has some minor sorting left to complete. It’s equipped with the preferred manual transmission, and the seller has invested about… more»

Bob Glidden’s Time Machine: 1981 DeLorean DMC12

This 1981 DeLorean DMC12 comes with an interesting history and some unusual (for a DeLorean) modifications. The one you might notice right off the bat is the lowered stance it sports (which, I might add, is a HUGE improvement… more»

Dealer Installed Turbo: 1982 DeLorean DMC-12

One of the most commonly criticized aspects of the DeLorean was the fact that for a sports car, it lacked performance. That may not be an issue with this particular example, as a dealer-fitted turbocharger installation holds the promise… more»

5-Speed Driver: 1981 DeLorean DMC12

The orange stickers on the back glass give this DeLorean the tell-tale signs of being an auction car, along with the numerous late-model vehicles parked in the background. It shouldn’t matter, of course, given that it presents as a… more»

5-Speed Equipped: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 Survivor!

This 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 is a stunning, all original example of what is probably, one of the most iconic cars on the road. Having only three owners since new, this time machine has clocked in 18,928 miles, hopefully not… more»

7k Original Miles: 1981 DeLorean

When you reflect back on the DeLorean, you start to wonder what it could have been if the cards had fallen favorably for John Z. DeLorean. The car was less than a sales success, but what few people realize… more»

Time Machine: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

By 1985, the production days of the DeLorean DMC-12 were well and truly over, and had it not emerged in a starring role in the 1985 film Back to The Future, there is every chance that the DMC-12 may… more»

Parked For 10 Years: 1982 DeLorean DMC-12

To me, DeLoreans are a conundrum. I get that there’s a loyal fan base, but their values seem to fluctuate greatly depending on whether there’s a buyer in the room who has decided this is the week to own… more»

Battered Time Machine: 1981 Delorean DMC-12

Damaged exotic or other high-end collector cars are always so strange to me, with their battle scars seemingly not real when you consider how rarely you see such vehicles damaged. Take this 1981 DeLoren DMC12, which features a right-rear… more»

Back to The Water: DeLorean Hovercraft

If the “Back to The Future”  movie franchise has taught us nothing else, it has taught us that the much-maligned DeLorean DMC-12 was a car capable of far greater feats than the illustrious Mr. DeLorean ever envisaged. Dr. Brown’s… more»

Museum Piece: 1981 DeLorean DMC12

On a recent vacation to the Pacific Northwest, I had the pleasure of visiting the LeMay – America’s Car Museum (post coming soon) in Tacoma, WA. The collection is massive, and of course, there’s an iconic DeLorean on display…. more»

Reader Find: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

Reader Nick P and his dad are DeLorean fanatics, with several parked in their garage. They recently found the barn find example above and in the process, they discovered why it never hurts to ask! I’ll let Nick tell you the story… more»

Gullwings in Gold: 1983 DeLorean DMC-12

The story of the 24K gold-plated DeLoreans is an interesitng one, and like so many of the “special edition” DMC-12s, there were a few originals created by the factory that sparked copies created by private individuals. This 1983 example… more»

Wrecked Gullwings: DeLorean Project Pair

While it’s not uncommon to see a dusty DeLorean DMC 12 come to light after years of careful neglect, we don’t often see wrecked project cars pop up for sale. This pair of DeLoreans is said to have just now… more»