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Tamir's DeLorean Site: Houston 2001

Houston 2001

Popular Mechanics May 1982

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With regard to price, one self-employed Californian confided that he'd paid $5,000 over sticker for his DeLorean and then aped, "...but where else could I go at the time?" Most other owners paid retail or just above it, and many waited patiently for delivery.

full article Tamir

"Many thanks to friend and web-site correspondent, Rich Weissensel, for the pictures and information regarding this DMC Houston open house that took place in August. This building is the current location for this vendor, but by next year a new headquarters should be finalized. Press here to see the waiting room."

N.Y. Times Oct. 28, 1979

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DeLorean left GM but GM has never quite left DeLorean. Its specter has continued to hover over his infant motor company. In part, this mystery is fueled by a book DeLorean wrote, with former Business Week reporter J. Patrick Wright, called "On A Clear Day You Can See General Motors: The confessions of a $650,000-a-Year Executive."

full article Rich

"The event was held between the DMC grounds and the very nice Hotel Sofitel. The highlights of the weekend were seeing all the DeLorean parts, test-driving the high performance engine cars, and the Concours and People's Choice Competition. Press here for a shot of some SS work being done."

Look April 2, 1979

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The cars, which will sell for around $15,000, are designed to last much longer than most cars. Material are corrosion-resistant; tires are sized for a car weighing three times as much. Taking less energy to produce, the vehicles will also save energy.

full article Ilan

"Here is a nice example of a DeLorean pontoon. There was also a frame on display for those who may be having rust problems."

Sports Illustrated Dec. 15, 1969

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"My personal life is my own business, " DeLorean said. "I do what I think is right. I am myself." This means he often seeks his own friends and pleasures outside the industry's tight social circle in the posh suburbs of Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, and Grosse Pointe."

full article Rich

"Wow, look at how clean this car is. The councours was held in the hotel. Notice the DeLorean.com parking rugs underneath the car."

(England) The Guardian Nov. 13, 1980

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Certainly the speed at which the Belfast plant has been brought into being is impressive and reflects as much credit on the local contractors and the predominantly British suppliers involved as it does on its American promoters and planners.

full article Tamir

"Another view of the tent that housed the first day's activities. I heard from Rich that the air-conditioner was the popular place to be. Those Houston afternoons in August are blistering hot!"

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