In the early 1980’s, DeLoreans were a popular and unique car in the United States. Priced moderately, the DeLorean included features unavailable on most vehicles produced during this time frame. In fact, the popularity of DeLoreans was so huge that the vehicle landed a key role in the 1985 blockbuster, Back to the Future. Unfortunately, the DeLorean craze was short lived. For this matter, the cars were only produced for two years. The first vehicle was produced in 1981, and the final production occurred in 1983. However, individuals fascinated with the vehicles have the opportunity to purchase a custom DeLorean to their own specification.
When DeLoreans were introduced, the vehicles were priced according to features. A basic model started at $20,000. On the other hand, buyers choosing to customize their DeLorean paid more for the vehicle. Additional featured on the DeLorean included automatic transmission, custom interior color, and so forth. Today, buyers seeking a refurbished DeLorean may also choose customized features. There is the option of an audio sound system with CD charger, speakers, subwoofer, and so forth. Moreover, buyers can choose a custom DeLorean with XM satellite radio. Appearance upgrades may consist of finished wheels, luggage rack, headlight kit, etc.
Refurbishing DeLoreans has become a popular business. Many auto companies across the country specialize in custom DeLoreans. Even though DeLoreans are not commonly seen on the roadways of America, these vehicles are often featured in auto shows. Individuals and companies who refurbish DeLoreans may keep the vehicle as a collector's item from the 1980’s, or sell the vehicles. Many features can be included on a custom DeLorean. For starters, there is the option of changing the color. Original DeLoreans were gray, with a stainless steel exterior. Painting the exterior is great for a quick and simple custom look. Furthermore, drivers wanting a distinct DeLorean may choose to convert the vehicle into a convertible. On a larger scale, some monster truck shows showcase 4x4 custom DeLoreans.