The DMC DeLorean, which was immortalized by the Back to the Future movie franchise, was famous for the Giorgetto Giugiaro-designed brushed stainless steel bodywork, but a red-painted one is currently listed for sale on eBay with a price tag of £27,500 ($37,563).
Even though the DeLoreans left the factory with unpainted brushed steel body panels, it is believed there are four or five gold-plated examples, one painted in red, one in yellow, and one in black. Besides those models, we can’t be sure if any of the owners chose to paint their car in another color – especially after an accident that would make the unpainted panels quite hard to repair.
This is probably the case with this specific example as the owner suggests they found filler on the front wings which could mean the car was involved in a collision. In case anyone wondered if this DeLorean could get back in its original condition, it is possible but it would require a serious amount of work and lots of extra parts.
While the paint has decreased the overall value of the DeLorean in the classic car market, driving it on public roads will surely attract a lot of attention. According to the listing, the vehicle is located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire in the UK. The seller suggests that the red DeLorean “is in fair condition” and “in running order” despite a few flaws and has