Turbo Powered: 1981 DMC DeLorean

John DeLorean made a significant impact on the car industry during his lifetime. Think of the cars that he had an influence on including the Pontiac Firebird, Pontiac GTO, Pontiac Grand Prix before he designed and developed his on… more»

Tidy Five-Speed! 1982 DeLorean DMC-12

Launching a completely new automobile company rarely goes according to plan. Having a great product helps, but it takes much more than an excellent vehicle to succeed. This 1982 DeLorean in Olympia, Washington still looks fresh today, some nearly… more»

Dealer Painted: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

For some people, the standard brushed stainless steel finish of the DeLorean holds no great attraction. With this in mind, DMC is reputed to have decided to provide a more tailored appearance when some of the vehicles arrived in… more»

Cheap Time Machine? 1981 DeLorean

Yes – Lucas, Prince of Darkness is associated with almost every British vehicle. We all know that Pintos blow up when a pine cone falls on them. Sedans have two doors too many. And, who doesn’t wonder about the… more»

1983 DeLorean With 1,218 Miles!

There were many different factors at play that resulted in the DeLorean being the sales failure that it was. However, if the buck must stop anywhere, it should probably land at the feet of John DeLorean himself. Indecision, poor… more»

Potential Daily Driver: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

Imagine for one moment that you are a Hollywood Screenwriter. You devise a script about a fictitious car company that is mired in uncertainty, confusion, bad planning, poor product development, major quality control issues, allegations of corruption, bankruptcy, and… more»

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»

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»