DUDE, They're Gonna Start Making Time Machines Again!

For the first time in 30+ years, the DeLorean is back!

January 26, 2016

Ever since the time traveling escapades of Doc Brown and Marty McFly began in the mid 80's, nerd culture continues to obsess over the gull-wing doored DeLorean. The ones we get our hands on can't go back or forward in time - I'm not even sure they can actually pull off the 88mph required - but they remain oddly modern despite no new production in more than 30 years.

That's all changing immediately.

Thanks to some dumb federal law getting an update, the nerds at DeLorean Motor Company began jumping into the warehouse where original parts live to start producing the cars for the first time since 1982. Previous owner and namesake, John DeLorean got into trouble with drugs and went bankrupt, but all the pieces were kept. Now the DMC plan to build a factory new car starting at one-per-month with the goal of hitting the one-per-week pace in the near future.

Stephen Wynne, CEO of DeLorean Motors, gave us the best news:

"There's no need to change the appearance of the car." Excellent. I agree; don't change it!

Still waiting on those auto-lacing Nike's Air Mags which are due out... this spring... wait a second...

A refurbished DeLorean currently sets you back $50,000 - these new ones are gonna run somewhere near the $100,000 mark. Screw paying for college, I'm getting a DeLorean!

[via NBC LA]