the all-electric dolorean ('DMCEV') is planned for commercial production in 2013
at the annual international delorean owners event in houston texas, delorean motor company (DMC) presented
a prototype electric model of the iconic vehicle, called the DMCEV and planned for commercial production in 2013.
the company is collaborating with electric vehicle manufacturers epic EV to realize the project.
in the dolorean, a DC-type electric motor with front-weighted battery achieves 0-60mph (0-100km/hr) in 4.9 seconds,
with an alleged top speed of 125 mph (201 km/hr). DMC plans to offset the extra weight of the electric system
by manufacturing the vehicle's underbody with a lightweight resin-infused composite.
rumors estimate the price of the car at 90,000 to 100,000 USD.
interior view, with iPod dock and GPS unit
view of electric system
trunk, view of electric system illuminated
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