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Ten Cars of the 1980s You Still Want to Drive

10 December 2014

9. DeLorean DMC-12

Ten Cars of the 1980s You Still Want to Drive
Ten Cars of the 1980s You Still Want to Drive #9 DeLorean DMC-12 [Image Source: avidall.com]

 Next on the list is a car that all of you will recognize, it’s the famous DeLorean DMC-12 .

The DeLorean was the only model ever produced by the company, and is a sports car manufactured by John DeLorean’s DeLorean Motor Company for the American market in 1981–1983.

Even though was the only model to be produced, in 2007, about 6,500 DeLorean Motor cars were believed to still exist.

The DMC-12 features a number of unusual construction details, including gull-wing doors, unpainted stainless-steel body panels, and a rear-mounted engine.

And was fitted with a Peugeot-Renault-Volvo 2.85 litre V6 engine, which was designed and built under special contract with the DMC Company.

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