The Delorean Motor Company goes bankrupt and ceases production of its unique automobile. Its founder, John Delorean, is arrested (and later aquitted) of cocaine trafficking. (1982) Sports Cars, 80S, Guns, My Friends, Technology News, Memories, Dreams Cars, Roads, Delorean
Real(Advertisement) - What if you were already 30 minutes late to a meeting, but you hailed a cab that got you there an hour early? Wishful thinking? Not when your taxi has gull-wing doors and a Flux Capacitor, as New York fashion design company Nooka (via Mike Lubrano Advertising) has done in a new ad campaign featuring a yellow "Back to the Future"-style DeLorean cab. This is awesome.
The DeLorean time machine was Doctor Emmett Brown's most successful invention, a plutonium-powered time machine comprised of a DeLorean DMC-12 sports car that had to reach 88 miles per hour in order to time travel. On November 5, 1955, Doc slipped on his toilet while hanging a clock in his bathroom. When he came to, he had a vision of the flux capacitor in his head. It was constructed afterward and completed in 1985.