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1981 DeLorean DMC-12

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1981 DeLorean DMC12

Excellently preserved car, stored from new
879 actual miles

One of 9,200 examples made
Only two factory options a nocost manual transmission and a gray interior
MSRP of $25,000 when new
Fiberglass underbody
Brushed stainless steel body with gullwing doors and gray interior
Rearmounted 2.85L V6 designed and built by PeugeotRenaultVolvo under special contract and dual exhausts
PRV fivespeed manual transmission
Documentation includes original owners manual, owners manual cover, stainless steel car care kit, DeLorean Tech Owners Guide and Parts Manual and miscellaneous parts

MotoeXotica Classic Cars is thrilled to present yet another copy of the car made famous by the movie trilogy, Back to the Future, a 1981 DeLorean DMC12. This car has fewer than 900 miles on the clock, 603 of them accumulated over 28 years and has overall, this car has been excellently preserved, have been lovingly stored from new. With recent news that the DeLorean Motor Company in 2017 is going to reproduce a lowvolume of DeLorean cars with a price rumored to be around the $100k mark, now is your chance to obtain the original DeLorean with only879 original miles for much less than the up and coming reproduction

Under the rear hood is a 2.85L V6 engine designed and built by PeugeotRenaultVolvo under a special contract with the DeLorean Motor Company.

Dressed in gleaming stainless steel, the cars body is in fantastic shape. The windshield and other glass panels are clear and crackfree. The cars lights are in similar condition. The car rolls on Cooper Cobra Radial GT tires, size 235/60R15 and factory wheel covers. All of the cars body panels are straight, the rearmounted engine bay is tidy and the battery appears new.

The DMC12s suspension is the fourwheelindependent type withcoil springs and telescopicshock absorbers. The front suspension useddouble wishbones, while the rear was amultilinksetup. In its original development stages, the car is said to have handled quite well. Design drawings clearly show that the design met NHTSA minimum bumper and headlight heights of the time.

Steering wasrack and pinion, with an overallsteering ratioof 14.9:1, giving 2.65 turns locktolock and a 35foot turning circle. DMC12s were originally fitted withcast alloywheels, measuring 14 by 6 inches wide on the front and 15 by 8 inches wide on the rear. Because the DeLorean is arear engine vehicle, the DMC12 has a 35%65% frontrear weight distribution. The DMC12 features powerassisteddisc brakeson all wheels, with 10inch rotors in front and 10.5inch in the rear.

Inside, the gray seats are in excellent shape, as are the matching carpet, the headliner and dashboard. The factory threespoke steering wheel, door panels, mirrors, center console and gear shifter. Completing the interior is a factory AM/FM stereo with cassette.

TheDeLorean DMC12 was asports carmanufactured byJohn DeLorean'sDeLorean Motor Companyfor the American market from 19811983. The car featuresgullwing doorsand an innovative fiberglass body structure with a steel backbone chassis, along with external brushedstainless steelbody panels. The gullwing doors, when opening, only require 11 inches clearance outside the line of the car, making opening and closing the doors in crowded spaces relatively easy.

The first prototype appeared in October 1976. Production officially began in 1981 inDunmurry, a suburb of southwestBelfast, Northern Ireland, where the first DMC12 rolled off the production line on January 21. Over the course of production, several features of the car were changed, such as the hood style, wheels and interior. About 9,000 DMC12s were made before production halted in early 1983. In 2007, about 6,500 DeLorean Motor cars were believed still to exist.

Documentation includes original owners manual, owners manual cover, stainless steel car care kit, DeLorean Tech Owners Guide and Parts Manual and miscellaneous parts.

This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 879 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear title. GET OUT AND DRIVE

VIN: SCEDT26T0BD006940

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This 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 was listed for sale on 10-7-17 07:41:01. The vehicle color is Stainless Steel and VIN is not available . Kindly check ad for seller's location. Seller`s stock ID is motoe161013. There are other DeLorean cars currently listed for sale on our website. You may desire to see what other DeLorean cars are selling for by visiting our Sales Data page.

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