Designed by John Z. DeLorean whom challenged the automotive industry when he rolled out his ethical sports car from hios factory in Northern Ireland. A series of court battles and limited sales of his car led to his eneviatble bankrupcy. This happened dispite the car being chosen for the film, although it was too late for John DeLorean's company it was just in time to save the car.
Today, because of the success of the film it is a sought after piece of memorabillia as only 8,583 DeLoreans were ever made, this was during 1981, 1982 and 1983.
2. The gull-winged car produced by the DeLorean Motor Company. Although the official name of the car was "DeLorean DMC-12", most people referred to the car simply as "The DeLorean". The futuristic car became even more popular after its usage in the "Back to the Future" trilogy.
2. "Are you telling me you built a time machine....out of a DeLorean??" - Michael J. Fox (Marty McFly)
"The way I see it, if you're going to put a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style!" - Christopher Lloyd (Dr. Emmitt Brown)
Known to most people via its use as a time machine in "Back to the Future." Ya don't think Doc woulda tricked out a minivan or a clunky SUV and sent that to another century, do ya?