Abandoned 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

I’m sure every one of us here has that one car we just dream of finding in a barn one day! Well, for BF Reader and star of Restored, Lance B, that dream recently came true. In the most… more»

Chevy-Powered: 1982 DeLorean DMC-12

One of the complaints about the DeLorean DMC-12 was that it was underpowered. The DeLorean has had engine replaced with a Chevrolet V6 that is reported to generate about 100 more horsepower than the stock engine. While the project… more»

Low-Mile 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

The DeLorean DMC-12 is sometimes described as a classic and sometimes as iconic. Tony found this car listed here on Craigslist for an asking price of $77,000. This DeLorean is located in Norcross, Georgia just northeast of Atlanta. It… more»

Only 4600 Miles from New: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

Late to market. Expensive. Underpowered. Difficult to repair. And yet, a cult classic. We’re talking about the DeLorean DMC-12 made from 1981 through 1983 – though that time frame was a fraction of the lifetime of DeLorean Motor Company…. more»

New Jersey Time Machine: 1981 Delorean DMC-12

Nearly all people agree that John Z. DeLorean had the best of intentions when he left General Motors to start his own automobile company.  However, millions of dollars and a felony charge later, the company he founded collapsed amid… more»

1981 DMC DeLorean With 3,495 Genuine Miles!

Although the photos may seem to tell a different story, this 1981 DMC DeLorean has led a sheltered life. Its original owner only drove it for three years before parking it in their garage. It remained there for decades… more»

5-Speed Project: 1980 DeLorean DMC-12

Restoring a DeLorean has gotten to be less of a tall task thanks to the support of a very devoted aftermarket and enthusiast owners groups. So, taking on a massive project like this 1980 DMC-12 is less of a… more»

Rare in Red: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 Project

Incredibly, this DeLorean DMC-12 was parked for 20 years in what looks like a storage locker. What’s not surprising is that it doesn’t run; what is surprising is the red paint job it sports, covering up the iconic stainless… more»

5-Speed Project: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

DeLoreans have seemingly weathered multiple storms in the collector car industry without issue and they almost always appear sought-after even in rough shape. This is a DMC-12 with the preferred manual gearbox that is described as a project the… more»

Massive 73 Lot Auction! “Car Crazy” Gary Kuchar Collection

Hearing the term “car crazy” can bring several different ideas to mind, everything from a passionate interest in a particular make or model of vehicle to hoarding to flipping.  But when it comes to 84 years young Gary Kuchar,… more»

One Family Owned: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

This rear engine 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 is reported to have traveled only 12,900 miles since new. It is located in Riverbank, California, and appears to be a rust-free, well-maintained car. There are two days remaining in the auction here… more»

Only One in USA: 1981 DeLorean Legend Twin Turbo

The tale of woe that is the DeLorean story is well known and does not need repeating on these pages. Despite his shortcomings, John DeLorean did have a vision for this car that seemingly foretold long-term success. The incredible… more»

Two-Owner Survivor: 1981 DMC DeLorean

Ah, the DeLorean Motor Company. Where to start? If you wrote a movie script revolving around a fictitious fledgling car company headed by a charismatic individual trying to create an exclusive sports car that was hurriedly designed, horribly engineered,… more»

Dealer Painted Example: 1982 DeLorean DMC-12

When it comes to DeLoreans, there’s not a lot of variation in the basic recipe. You have your stainless steel, gullwing doors, and aside from the choice between a manual or an automatic transmission, there’s not much that sets… more»

Flux Capacitor Included! 1981 DMC DeLorean

Whenever a DeLorean appears on our desks here at Barn Finds, there is an overwhelming desire to make references to the “Back To The Future” movie franchise. Although the temptation is sometimes too great to resist, our writers tend… more»

Exotic Project Car: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

It’s rare to find a DeLorean DMC-12 in project-grade condition, especially with the preferred manual transmission. This example was previously painted red and has been stripped back down to its original finish. The seller’s listing is good for a… more»