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New Grand Theft Auto Car Is Half DeLorean And Half 007’s Lotus Submarine 12
Posted by Brad Anderson in Delorean, Games, video on 12 12th, 2017

Grand Theft Auto has become synonymous for its use of cars clearly inspired by road-going vehicles. The following car, recently added to Grand Theft Auto V Online, could be the most memorable of them all.

The car clearly takes inspiration from the DMC DeLorean and looks like a spitting image of the famous sports car from Back to the Future, albeit without the flux capacitor. Like Doc Brown’s ride, it too can fly but that isn’t the only trick it has up its sleeve.

As Autoblog notes, the car is also a tribute to the Lotus Esprit submarine from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me and at the press of a button, its wheel can be folded up and it can drive underwater.

We’re generally hard to please when it comes to the cars used in Grand Theft Auto games. After all, the vast majority of them are nothing more than bland rip-offs of existing production cars. However, this vehicle is seriously impressive and does make us wonder, could the car of the future not only fly but also double as a submarine?


DeLorean’s Story Has A Little Bit Of Everything: Ambition, Time Travel And Cocaine 2
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Delorean, Offbeat News, video on 09 2nd, 2017

We all know DeLorean Motor Company; it’s those crazy guys who decided to build a futuristic sportscar with the engine at the rear, unpainted stainless steel body panels and of course gullwing doors.
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DeLorean Entering The Future With A Flying Car 15
Posted by Brad Anderson in Delorean, Flying Cars, Reports, Tech on 08 15th, 2017

The name DeLorean is almost exclusively associated with Back to the Future but now, the company is racing towards the future with its aim of creating a flying car.
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DeLorean Owner Gets Nabbed By Police Doing 88 MPH 2
Posted by Brad Anderson in Delorean, Offbeat News, Reports on 06 2nd, 2017

The owner of a 1982 DeLorean DMC-12 has been left laughing after being issued with a speeding ticket for hitting 88 mph.
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Is This Roasted 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 Worth Saving At $12k? 30
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Classics, Delorean, eBay, used cars on 03 30th, 2017

Buying a DeLorean doesn't exactly come cheap, which is why we're pondering if spending nearly $12,000 on this damaged example could make for a good deal.
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Man Caught Doing 89 Mph In DeLorean Tried To Convince Cops He’s Not A Time Traveller 16
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Delorean, Offbeat News, Reports on 09 16th, 2016

As if the DeLorean wasn't a magnet for bad “Back to the Future” jokes already, a man was caught doing 89 mph (143 km/h) in a DMC-12. Great Scott!
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Go Back To The Future With This Saab 9-3 ‘DeLorean’ Replica 6
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Delorean, Movie Cars, Saab, Saab 9-3 on 09 6th, 2016

If you're interested in owning what may at first appear to be a beat up old Saab 9-3 with a whole bunch of Back To The Future bits on it, rest assured that its £1,000 price may not seem too steep upon closer inspection.
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Girl Ecstatic After Dad Surprises Her With DeLorean 19
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Delorean, Offbeat News, video on 08 19th, 2016

Petrolheads usually start liking cars early in life, but this little girl absolutely loves them.
Forget about a puppy, give her a DeLorean instead!
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Euro 2016: What If Each Team Had Its Own Car? 25
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Bugatti Chiron, Dacia Duster, Delorean, Ferrari LaFerrari, Jaguar F-Type, Koenigsegg One:1, Lada, Mercedes AMG GT, Renderings, Seat Leon Cupra, Skoda Kodiaq on 06 25th, 2016

With the 2016 UEFA European Championship in full swing, teams have begun showcasing their talents on the pitch, with several contenders having already displayed some excellent football.
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This Is Matt Farah’s DeLorean And It’s For Sale 8
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Classics, Delorean, Galleries, used cars, video on 06 8th, 2016

The DeLorean DMC-12 had its drawbacks and quirks, with the Texas-based "DeLorean Motor Company" attempting to correct them with an upcoming, revised model in 2017. But for the hopeless romantic, there’s always the second hand market.
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Updated DeLorean DMC-12 To Get A New And More Powerful Engine 7
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Delorean, new cars, Reports on 06 7th, 2016

DeLorean’s rebirth is imminent, with the Texas-based "DeLorean Motor Company" preparing to unveil an updated DMC-12 for 2017.
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DeLorean DMC-12 Goes Back To Production 28
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Delorean, Reports on 01 28th, 2016

During the automaker’s short lifespan in the early 1980s, approximately 9,000 DMC 12s were constructed, but it seems it'll make a comeback in the not so distant future.
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Stanford Uni Just Built An Autonomous, Self-Drifting Electric DeLorean Nicknamed MARTY 23
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Autonomous, Classics, Delorean, DMC, drifting, Electric Vehicles, video on 10 23rd, 2015

This isn’t another cheesy “Back To The Future” reference, as Stanford University actually built a real autonomous electric vehicle based on the famous movie car.
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Back To The Future’s 30th Ann. Promo Features Doc Brown & His DeLorean 29
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in celebrities, Delorean, Movie Cars, video on 09 29th, 2015

Even though seeing Doc Brown and his time-traveling car on screen again should bring back awesome memories for most of us, some might feel a bit cheated that all we're getting is a Blu-Ray & DVD box set promo.
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Matt Farah Drives An Electric Delorean: Video 7
Posted by Kurt Ernst in Automotive, Delorean, Electric, electric cars, Kurt, Matt Farah, video on 08 7th, 2012

If you’re a fan of the Drive Channel’s “Tuned,” starring Matt Farah, you know this: the Delorean is the great white whale to Matt’s Captain Ahab. Try though he might, Matt has never been able to drive what he considers a “satisfying” Delorean. That’s all the more frustrating since he blames the original Delorean for sparking his lifelong car jones.

Deloreans were good to look at, but not much to drive. Their Volvo-sourced engines only produced around 130 horsepower in U.S trim, which didn’t provide a lot of thrust for the 2,700 pound car. Had production lasted longer than two years, it’s entirely possible that more performance-oriented cars would have been offered. Sadly, by the end of 1982, the Delorean factory in Dunmurry, Ireland was shuttered.

Enter Stephen Wynn, who purchased the leftover Delorean parts from the bankrupt company and started DMC in 1995. Originally a parts supplier for Delorean owners, DMC began producing updated versions of the Delorean for sale in 2008. Its latest endeavor is an all-electric version of the Delorean, which it hopes to bring to market in 2013.

The production version of the electric Delorean will come with a 260 horsepower AC electric motor and enough lithium-ion phosphate battery power to give it (up to) a 200 mile range. The motor will also be good for 360 pound-feet of torque, which is enough to yield a 0-60 time of under five seconds. Top speed is said to be over 100 mph, but we suppose that’s limited by the car’s lack of gearing.

Matt seemed to like the prototype driven, although it was clear that A/C is a requirement for filming in Houston in the summer. We would have liked a bit more video on how the car handled, but it’s important to keep in mind that one-of-a-kind prototypes aren’t meant to be pushed to the limit.

Look for a starting price in the $95,000 range when the electric Delorean hits the market. Want more info? You’ll find it on the DMC website.