81 Stainless Steel DeLorean LK 1:18 SunStar Die Cast Mint in Box (Very Rare)

  • Sold for: Start Free Trial or Sign In to see what it's worth.
  • Item Category: -
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 21, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
This auction is for a very hard to find 1981 Stainless Steel DeLorean DMC-12 LK Sport Coupe (Actual Stainless Steel) w/Gray Interior Model 1:18 scale Die Cast SuperCar

This 1981 Stainless Steel Delorean DMC-12 LK Sports Coupe is superb in actual Stainless Steelwith Gray interior.
Attention to detail inside and out is very high. See photos above.

The DMC-12 DeLorean LK Sport Coupe Story:

In October 1976, the first prototype DeLorean DMC-12 was completed by William T. Collins, chief engineer and designer (formerly chief engineer at Pontiac ). Originally, the car was intended to have a Citroen/NSU Comotor Wankel rotary engine , mounted amid-ship. The engine selection was reconsidered when Comotor production ended, and the favored engine became Ford's "Cologne V6." Eventually the French/Swedish PRV ( Peugeot -Renault -Volvo ) fuel injected V6 , was selected. Also the engine location moved from the mid-engined location in the prototype to a rear-engined installation in the production car. The chassis was initially planned to be produced from a new and untested manufacturing technology known as Elastic Reservoir Moulding (ERM), which would lighten the car while presumably lowering its production costs. This new technology, for which DeLorean had purchased patent rights, was eventually found to be unsuitable.

These
... read more