We all know the iconic DeLorean DMC-12 from the Back to the Future trilogy.
But did you know that there are plenty of interesting stories behind one of the most famous cars in movie history? We delve deep into the BTTF archives to unearth some surprising facts about the real car behind everyone’s favorite time machine … There’s nothing says ‘1980s’ quite like the DeLorean DMC-12. Who doesn’t love a tour down 80s memory lane?
1The Most Famous Car Of The ’80s Comes From … The ’70s!
Did you know that this iconic product of the decade that gave us Ghostbusters, the Sony Walkman, the Gameboy and this radical dude…
… was actually designed in the disco-tastic decade of sideburns, flared trousers and Afro haircuts? The clue’s in the shape of it. Just take a look at the DMC-12’s angular design. Designers loved them some angles back in the ’70s, as can be seen in cars such as the Aston Martin Lagonda:
The Lotus Esprit:
And, of course, the mighty Delorean DMC-12: