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DeLorean DMC-12 Pictures


The DeLorean DMC-12 was the creation of John Z. DeLorean, a former GM executive. He had in mind a supercar for the people, with gullwing doors and a low, low price of $12,000. It got the doors, but not the price, and the company eventually ran into trouble. And then it ran into even more trouble when Mr. DeLorean tried to drum up a little cash in a cocaine deal -- which turned out to be an FBI sting. The car returned to the spotlight a few years later in the Michael J. Fox movie "Back to the Future," where the DeLorean DMC-12 was, appropriately, a time machine.
  • Engine: 2.8-liter V6
  • Horsepower: 130 bhp
  • Top speed: 130 mph (est.)
  • 0-60 mph: under 8 seconds
  • Fuel economy: 18 mpg (est.)
  • Original price: $25,000
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