Re: [DML] DMC -12 Model Name Origin
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Re: [DML] DMC -12 Model Name Origin



Actually, you will not find the DeLorean sports car in official 
documentation referred to as "DMC-12".  It is simply a "DeLorean" (or "De 
Lorean" on some documents).

The original factory sticker and Owner's Handbook both call the car 
"DELOREAN" and make no mention of DMC-12.  I'm assuming that the "DMC-12" 
name was being used verbally inside the company and/or was on some 
engineering documents, and got passed around.


Gus Schlachter
VIN #4695 "DeLorean Sports Car, by the DeLorean Motor Company"
Austin, Texas


> DMC-12
> Many have heard the old story that the "12" in DMC-12 was supposed to 
> be the predicted initial sales price of $12,000 - finally started at 
> $25,000!
> 
> But I've also heard that the "12" was DMC's code for 1(st) car, 2
> (seater/doors).
> Stian Birkeland
> Norway
> VIN # 06759


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