Us Aug. 15, 1983
"The cocaine association has hurt the car a bit," says Janet Shipman, secretary of DOA. "The jokes are OK at first, 'What's the sound of a DeLorean horn? Toot-toot.' 'What's the most expensive part of a DeLorean? The snow tires.' But we're proud of our car, and we get tired of having to go under a cocaine logo."full article
"Check out this rare DeLorean. The owner does not have the use of his legs, so he has converted the gas and brake peddles into the handlebars coming from the steering column."
GQ Jan. 1982
"The British papers were asking, 'How come we're giving money to these Americans? We should use it on our own car industry,'"DeLorean recalls, looking discreetly amused. "The truth is they couldn't use it. They could have given British Leyland another two billion, and it would still have gone down the tubes."full article
"This DeLorean engine is very sharp and clean. A lot of the parts have been polished and specially made, including the mirror lining around the engine. Press here to see the custom throttle cover."
Road & Track Nov. 1978
Unfortunately, the switch from the previously determined location in Puerto Rico to the new site in Northern Ireland has upset a number of people, including the government of Puerto Rico, which thought it had the whole thing sewn up, and also the investors and potential investors.full article
"For added security and perhaps for looks, this owner made custom reflective stickers that matches the cube designs found on the license plate holder."
Motor Feb. 21, 1981
One of Dunmurry's facilities is a tiny, 800-yard mickey-mouse circuit (provided for production shake-down testing only) with a banked turn around which I drove a DeLorean DMC-12 for a few laps. Under these restrictive conditions - it was barely possible to exceed 50 mph - I could learn little about the car.full article
"I always thought my 170 mph speedometer was a pain to read, but look at this 300 km/h speedo. The needle ends' thickness itself ranges between 10 km/h. I guess it is a good excuse to get out of a ticket! :-)"
Esquire June 19, 1979
DeLorean knows the auto business, all right, but as an engineer and manager, not as a financial man. He knew as much about raising money as the average investment banker knows about overhead cams.full article
"Unlike other SS letter inserts I have seen before, this one seems to be applied using industrial grade fasteners. I will "stick" with my kind, excuse the pun! ;-)"