The iconic 'Back To The Future' car is going into production by 2017 and the first car could be ready by the end of that year. DeLoreans, a Texas based company which has restored the famous car has been given the green light for low-volume production, after the US government passed a bill. The car will be original and will not be a modern take on the icon.
CEO Stephen Wynne told local media that there are enough new old parts - originals which were never sold - to produce about 300 of them. He said, "There's no reason to change the appearance of the car. As we go into the program, we'll decide what areas need to be freshened up."
At present the company has many cars which are either owned by them and some have been shipped to be refurbished from around the world.
The gull-winged sports car has captivated people around the world based on the movie's time machine concept and the movie went on to produce three sequels.
The original came with Peugeot-Renault-Volvo (PRV) 2.85 litre V6 engine, the company claims it could achieve 0 - 60 miles (0 - 97 km/h) in 8.8 seconds with a manual transmission and an automatic transmission, it would accelerate from 0 - 60 miles (0 - 97 km/h) in 10.5 seconds as per Road & Track magazine.
Pricing of the new car could be around $US100,000, however, it would depend on the final confirmation on the power plant. The company has acquired DMC logo and trademark along with remaining auto parts inventory from the original company.