If I ever hit it big on the Mega millions there is only one car I would ever want, the 1981 DeLorean DMC-12. Now of course I wouldn't just want the car, I’d want to modify it. I’d want to drive around town in the same car that Mart McFly hit 88 mph in.

The DeLorean DMC-12 was the first, and last car manufactured by John DeLorean's DeLorean Motor Company for the American market in 1981 through 1982. The DMC-12 features gull-wing doors with a fiberglass "underbody", to which non-structural brushed stainless steel panels are affixed.”

Now of course it was a future-looking car in the 80’s but when you add the time machine element to it, sign me up. Back To The Future used the DeLorean as Doc Brown’s time machine. He simply explains if you’re going to build a time machine “why not do it with some style?”. And some style that car had.

Six DeLorean were used during the production, along with one manufactured out of fiberglass for scenes where a full-size DeLorean was needed to "fly" on-screen; only three of the cars still exist, with one having been destroyed at the end of Back to the Future Part III, two additional cars left to rot, and the fiberglass replica being torn apart for scrap. Universal Studios owns two of the remaining cars, occasionally putting them on display or using them for other productions, and the last resides in a private collection after having been extensively restored.”

Who wouldn’t want this car? This video is from the movie, has some language in it so be careful! Just remember, when this baby hits 88mph you’re going to see some serious………stuff.

 

 

 

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[via Wikipedia]