DeLorean Motor Company

The sports car gained fame in Back to the Future, even though the motor company was bankrupt in 1982, three years before the film was released, and after just 9,000 cars had been produced.

DeLorean Back to the FutureChristopher Lloyd and Micheal J. Fox in Back to the Future, image credit.

DeLorean logo

“I got my 15 minutes of fame when I designed the logo for John DeLorean’s car company.”
— Phil Gibbon

Quoted from this piece about Phil Gibbon.

I remember a customer driving his DeLorean into the depot back when I worked as a tyre fitter in Belfast.

DeLorean logoPhoto via Wikipedia

It was all about the doors.

DeLorean panelDeLorean instrument panel photo by Trevor Eiler

According to this article, when John DeLorean died in 2005 at the age of 80, “he was buried in blue jeans and a black motorcycle jacket, playing the rebel to the end.”

The mark is featured in the excellent Logo R.I.P.

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