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»

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»

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»

19k Mile: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

The 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 is an early production car that has traveled only 19,364 miles since new. It has been owned by the seller since 2010 and is equipped with the popular 5 speed manual transmission. The car is… more»

No Reserve 5-Speed: 1981 DMC DeLorean

I would hate to estimate just how many articles have been written over the years about the failure of DeLorean, but I suspect that the number would probably run well into six-figure territory. Like so many vehicles scattered throughout… 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»

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»

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»