quinta-feira, 20 de maio de 2010

DeLorean DMC-12 - Back to the future

Marca - Sun Star Toys
Tamanho - 25cm (comp.)
The DeLorean DMC-12 is a sports car that was originally manufactured in Northern Ireland by the DeLorean Motor Company for the American market in 1981–1982. It is most commonly known simply as the DeLorean, as it was the only model ever produced by the company. The DMC-12 featured gull-wing doors with a fiberglass "underbody", to which non-structural brushed stainless steel panels were affixed. A modified version of the car became iconic for its appearance as a time machine in the Back to the Future film franchise.
The DMC-12 was featured and mentioned in many films and on television, most notably as the time machine designed by Dr. Emmett Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy. Brown's rationale for choosing the DeLorean was stated in the first film: "The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?" Doc also started to say something about the stainless steel construction being ideal for "flux dispersal", but he was cut off by the time machine's arrival. The choice of the DeLorean was actually for the purpose of a gag in the film that occurs when the car arrives in the year 1955 and is mistaken for an alien spacecraft due to its resemblance to the picture on the cover of the farmboy's comic book, as well as for its gull-wing doors. Six DMC-12s were co-opted for use in the making of the films. The DeLorean time machine has been considered an iconic feature in American film history and American pop culture as a whole.

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