Used markets and shops sometimes hide small gems, such as a book signed by the author or markedly underrated jewelry. If you happen to be in Estonia, specifically in Kuressaare, Saaremaa, you catch a savings store called Insect, because the original DMC DeLorean is for sale.
The car he spotted Genius, is a rope like a museum object, and looks pretty well groomed. If it still lasts, it may be worth close to the asking price, which is the lowest 55,000 euros (NZ 93,540.70).
Although they are a massive icon of pop culture, it’s hard to justify paying almost six digits for DeLorean, especially considering they didn’t travel through time from the factory. Even the magical speed of 88 mph would be a bit of a feat, given that the top speed of the all-new DeLorean was 109 mph when its 2.85-liter V6 generated a full 130 horsepower (97kW).
Of course, as everyone knows, DeLorean in Back to future used a special twin-turbo V6 tuned by Legend Industries that drove the car to 97 km / h in 5.8 seconds and to a top speed of 150 km / h.
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The beautiful twin-turbo cars today seem to be worth about $ 80,000 (114,000 NZ), so based on the price there is a chance that this is a twin-turbo model, which would make it suitable.
Unfortunately, without peeking into the engine compartment we will never know. I’m not sure the DeLorean is worth nearly $ 100,000, regardless of its engine or pop culture status. I personally would take an air-cooled 911 for a similar price.