Everyone knows the DeLorean DMC-12 time machine from the “Back to the Future” movies, but we'd wager that most, including hardcore fans, won't know the story behind the car and how the creators originally planned for the time machine to be a...refrigerator. You'll learn all that and more thanks to Jay Leno who recently met up with the creator Bob Gale. Gale wrote the original movie together with director Robert Zemeckis and then helped write and produce the later two films. He reveals funny insights like the DMC-12 being picked because DeLorean the company was in strife at the...
The tale behind the DeLorean DMC-12
The DeLorean DMC-12 is a curious case in the automotive timeline. It was eye-catching and promised great things. But in the end, it failed miserably. Thanks to a new video from Donut Media, we now have the whole story surrounding what happened to arguably one of the most iconic cars in modern...Sean Szymkowski
You can now pre-order a new DeLorean DMC-12
You’ll soon be able to buy a new DeLorean DMC-12 that’s virtually identical to the original of the 1980s. There’s a company in Humble, Texas by the name of DeLorean Motor Company that plans to build the cars and expects to start deliveries in 2017. It recently started accepting...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Here's an ad for a new DeLorean... in 2016
The Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act is truly a wonderful piece of legislation if you're a lover of all things automotive. It means that all of those kit, replica, and small batch companies have a nearly free path to create excellent motoring machines. It means a company like...Jeff Glucker
This Man’s DeLorean Delusions Are Simply Brilliant: Video
A monster truck, a six-gullwing limo, a convertible, and, naturally a Back To The Future homage. These are Rich Weissensel’s crazy creations. They are awesome. WATCH: 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Faces Off Against Viper T/A, Ferrari 458 Italia: Video The Chicagoan has no explanation for his rather...Nelson Ireson
DeLorean time machine replica captured in photographic glory
The DeLorean has become quite an icon in the automotive world. It has the gullwing doors, the stainless body panels, and, oh right, it was a star cast member in three "Back to the Future" films. There's a DeLorean fan base that is flung all over the globe, and seems to enjoy all manner of things...Jeff Glucker
Spies have captured the 2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur on video, showing off the big car as it runs up a tight and twisting mountain road. Tesla's "Get Amped" tour has hit 14 of the 16 cities it will pass through to give test drives to each of the 5,000 depositors on the waiting list, with just two left: Austin and Dallas. They'll be done with the tour this week. The NHTSA is launching new rules for so-called "black box" recorders starting September 1, instituting a federal requirement for black boxes to standardize the data collected for better comparison purposes. You'll find all of...
Crashed McLaren MP4-12C, Porsche Cayman Explained, Lotus: Car News Headlines
Today at Motor Authority, our car news headlines include a crashed McLaren MP4-12C and Aston Martin naming its one millionth Facebook fan car. Lotus fired up its IndyCar engine and Subaru is bringing two BRZ Concepts to the Tokyo Auto Salon. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Joel Feder
"Back to the Future" DeLorean time machine sells for $541K
Almost every one of a certain age, and even some youngsters we’re betting, will remember and cherish the "Back to the Future" trilogy starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. But perhaps it’s not so much the actors that people remember most but another star of the series, the...Viknesh Vijayenthiran