electric dolorean goes back to the future electric dolorean goes back to the future
oct 18, 2011

electric dolorean goes back to the future

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 image © jalopnik

via jalopnik

  • Marty McFly: Wait a minute, Doc. Ah… Are you telling me that you built a time machine… out of a DeLorean?

    Dr. Emmett Brown: The way I see it, if you’re gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?


    Chris Woollett says:
  • it’s mine!

    it's mine! it's mine! it's mine! says:
  • amen

    coked says:
  • What… no flux capacitor?
    what a ripp off!!

    Nonnu says:
  • Steep price though.

    I imagine the Flux Capacitator will be available as a premium option, or aftermarket tuning add-on.

    Also: Top Gear (UK) will review it in appropriate style.

    Alex says:
  • Awesome!

    1 = electric

    2 = retro

    I want to buy one

    Jim says:
  • I believe its spelled DeLorean…just saying.

    Carolina says:

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