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Modified 1981 DeLorean DMC-12
Twin Turbo-Charged Blast from the Past
Let me introduce you to a piece of motoring history recently sold on BaT that's been tinkered, toyed, and turboed to the moon and back.
Behold, a modified 1981 DeLorean DMC-12. Here's where it gets juicy. Sometime in the mid-80s, someone, probably with a bit too much time, imagination, and money decided, "Why not slap on an Island Turbo twin-turbocharger kit?"
And just like that, this DeLorean got two breaths of fresh, forced air.
As if that wasn't enough, they lowered the suspension, giving it a stance that says, "I mean business."
Fast forward a few years, and this beast gets treated to an aftermarket exhaust system that probably roars louder than a lion in heat, a shiny aluminum radiator, and silicone cooling hoses that would make any modern supercar blush.
And let's not forget the ventilated front disc brake kit for those "oh shit" moments.
This twin-turbocharged classic spent most of its life in Maine, probably dodging moose and bad weather, before the seller decided to make it his in 2013. And now, some lucky buyer picked up this gem for a measly $47,500.
A culturally relevant blast from the past with a bit of modern-day oomph is now waiting for its next adventure with its new owner, who will hopefully drive it like he stole it. Just remember, it doesn't have a flux capacitor, so 88 mph won't take you back to 1985. Or does it?