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The Delorean Car Is Back In This Future

     
5:50 pm on Jan 28, 2016 (gmt 0)

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That famous vehicle is back in production, after 33-years.

The Delorean car made famous in the Back to the Future film trilogy is to go back into production for the first time in 33 years.

Plans to revive the iconic vehicle follow a change in US law, which affects small-scale car manufacturing.

The change to the law that governs low-volume auto manufacturers will allow the Texas-based company - which has been selling refurbished versions of the sports car since 1995 - to build replica versions of the winged sports car, without having to comply with modern safety regulations, as long as production is below 300. The Delorean Car Is Back [independent.co.uk]
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Hope they put a decent engine in it, engine. :)
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I saw a guy on the expressway here with an old stainless DeLorean on a flatbed a few years ago, and saw the same car being driven later that week. (It had a dent, easy to spot) Not close enough to find out more, but it was a sight. ;)
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The engine will be better.... to skirt the current Clean Air Act (which they must comply with) the new builds will be use certified engine(s) already being made. The company is about 40 miles from my house and I visited there in 2000 (I think, might have been 2001) when a buddy had some work done on his 1982 DMC-12,

Cute car, horribly underpowered, but comfortable. Years later, when a marital crisis occurred, the wife demanded the Delorean in settlement. My friend went out and wrapped it around a tree then handed the keys to her.

(edit: Nobody was injured or in the car.... but that was an odd $55k gesture!)
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Id never seen one of these untill 2014, then saw two in about a mile up the road. Freaky !
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Never seen one, I live in hope
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I used to work with a guy who had one. he drove it to work regularly.
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When I lived in Southern California and Deloreans were in production, I would see them regularly, but not so much that they were commonplace.

The little window within a window on the door panels always bothered me, I've always felt ventilation could have been accomplished a little more gracefully.

Always had a soft spot for Panteras, but I don't think I'd ever buy one.