Back to the Future: The DeLorean DMC-12 November 5, 2008Posted by starsandcars in Uncategorized.
Tags: Christopher Lloyd, Delorean, DMC-12, Marty McFly, Michael J. Fox
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The DeLorean DMC-12 is today best known for being the time machine in the famous “Back to the Future” trilogy and is forever linked to Michael J. Fox’s character Marty McFly.
Marty is aided by a mad scientist played by Christopher Lloyd who transforms the DeLorean by adding a “flux capacitor” which is activated when the car hits 88 miles per hour and generates the necessary 1.21 “jigowatts” to time travel.
Physicists my roll their eyes, but the movie was a lot of fun as well as a commercial success which spawned 2 sequels.
The company collapsed, and there are less than 7,000 of the vehicles left today. However, a Texas businessman named Stephan Wynn has jumpstarted the company’s fortunes, and is planning on producing the car once again…