DeLorean DMC - 12 Time Machine (1:18, Sunstar)

  • DeLorean DMC - 12 Time Machine (from 1981)
  • Sunstar
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • Stainless Steel
  • ch2714
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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Iconic Movie Time Machine

The 1/18 scale model car, manufactured by Sunstar, is a detailed miniature of the famous DeLorean DMC-12 time machine vehicle from the popular "Back to the Future" movies. The original DeLorean DMC-12 is a sports car from the early 80s, designed by John Z. DeLorean. It featured a distinctive futuristic look, complemented by its stainless steel body and characteristic gullwing doors. The DeLorean DMC-12 experienced only one production generation, which lasted from 1981 to 1983.

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Technical Innovations and Design Features

The original DeLorean DMC-12 was equipped with a V6 engine developed in collaboration between DeLorean and the French automaker Peugeot-Renault-Volvo. This technical partnership provided the sports car with a unique performance and reliability. The engine had an output of 130 horsepower, enabling the vehicle to reach a top speed of around 175 km/h. The gullwing doors used in the DeLorean DMC-12 were another highlight, designed by the engineer Arthur H. W. Thompson. This technical marvel made the DeLorean DMC-12 an iconic vehicle.

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Film Revolution and Cultural Impact

The DeLorean DMC-12 became world-famous through its role in the " Back to the Future" film trilogy. In these movies, the car was converted into a time machine by the eccentric scientist Dr. Emmett Brown. It could perform time travel when it reached the speed of 88 miles per hour, thanks to the fictional "flux capacitor." Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the movies turned the DeLorean DMC-12 into a symbol of innovation and adventurous spirit in pop culture. This role significantly contributed to the car being recognized by many people to this day.

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Miniature Model: A Tribute to the Legend

This 1/18 scale model car by Sunstar perfectly captures the essence and details of the iconic DeLorean DMC-12. With a loving reproduction of the "flux capacitor" and all the electronic components seen in the movie, it is a gem for any collector and movie fan. The exact proportions and the detailed surface texture of the model showcase the high level of Sunstar's model-making skills. This 1/18 replica stands out with its faithful representation and attention to detail, offering a nostalgic look back at the era of time travel in Hollywood style.




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