Back from the past: electric DeLorean DMC-12

The DeLorean firm lives a moribund life, but never really disappeared. 40 years after its conception, the company still has hope for a better future.

One of them is to get the DMC-12 back on the road. They will do this by starting a small series production via the Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act. As long as the company does not build more than 325 replicas per year, it does not have to meet all kinds of modern requirements.

However, the engines should meet today’s environmental requirements. This becomes difficult with a combustion engine, but it is possible with an electric motor. In 2012 DeLorean already built a prototype with an electric motor on board. The ‘Back from the PastDeLorean is reportedly going to cost around $ 100,000 each.

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