last week we featured an article on the current popularity of cassette tapes and their various re-incarnations of late. well its seems that another 80’s icon should be back on the scene whilst the ‘retro’ craze is still bubbling.

earlier this month DMC announced that they plan to start producing the de lorean DMC-12 some time in the near future.

‘with 200 of the original 2.8-liter V-6 engines still in stock and facing a dwindling supply of cars suitable for rebuilding…within a year or so they’ll start making the cars from scratch…maybe 20 or so cars a year.

but it would be quite a comeback for a car that was given up for dead more than a quarter of a century ago.’

read the LA times article

designboom archive
see the designboom interview with the designer of the ‘DMC-12’, giorgetto giugiaro