DeLorean Motor Company (DMC) was founded in 1975 in Detroit. Then, for financial reasons DeLorean had to move to the Irish city of Belfast. And there was born the famous sports car DeLorean DMC-12 known in the film "Back to the Future," where he played the role of a time machine. The distinctive feature is, doors, fenders and rear engine and a body made of stainless steel of excellent quality. The car cost 28,000 dollars in the first year and enjoyed the "frenzied" popularity, which then began to decline sharply. Then DeLorean suddenly accused of drug trafficking, and although it later became clear that the case was fabricated, the company soon went bankrupt and since then DeLorean led a solitary life of the farmer in the state of New Jersey.
In the United States in 2005 at the age of 80 years died designer cars, the company's founder, John DeLorean Motor Co DeLorean. Its not the most outstanding avtokonstruktorom twentieth century, although he has worked with companies such as Packard, Pontiac and Chevrolet. But he managed to create perhaps the most famous car of the second half of the twentieth century - the legendary "time machine", where American teenager Marty McFly famously drove American history - DeLorean DMC-12.
Machine DeLorean DMC-12 was a two-seater coupe. It was mounted 6-cylinder engine PRV-(PRV: Peugeot, Renault, Volvo) central location, with a working volume of 3 liters. The model comes with both an automatic and a manual transmission. All wheels have independent suspension. With a weight of 1300 kg DeLorean had a top speed of 175 km / h in 10.5 seconds, it accelerates to 100 km / h.