The DeLorean DMC-12 - We Film The Movie Star in South Africa

Yes, this is the rare DeLorean DMC-12 from the 1985 sci-fi movie Back to the Future!  

There are myriad examples of Hollywood turning cars into stars, and those cars becoming legends. The Mustang Bullitt is a classic example, but arguably the most iconic movie car at least of the '80s generation is this, the DeLorean DMC-12, and best of all, there’s one right here in South Africa. It lives at the fantastic Franschhoek Motor Museum outside Cape Town. The thing is, this car’s own story is worthy of a movie. Wayne Harley, the curator of the museum, takes us for a spin in this incredibly rare and original DMC-12, and simultaneously takes us through the difficult and controversial birth of this car.

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