Dozens Of DeLoreans Packed Into Florida Facility As Hurricane Dorian Hits Shores

Dozens of DeLorean owners across Florida are storing their prized cars at the DeLorean Motor Company Florida facility as the U.S. braces for Hurricane Dorian.

The facility, which is one of four DeLorean Motor Company sites across the United States used to service, restore, and sell the iconic DMC-12, posted a couple of pictures on Facebook showing its warehouse with at least 18 vehicles sheltering from the storm. This isn’t something you see every day.

Ferocious storms like Hurricane Dorian aren’t uncommon in the Bahamas and mainland North America and sadly, often leave a trail of devastation in their wake. The hurricane has already caused widespread destruction through the Bahamas and it can only be hoped that the U.S. isn’t hit as hard.

Stacked and packed, DMC Florida is closing early today so our staff can prepare their homes for the upcoming Hurricane. We will reopen Tuesday or Wednesday once it passes. Be safe everyone.

Gepostet von DeLorean Motor Company Florida am Freitag, 30. August 2019

As for the DeLoreans, well they are cars that have become so iconic in the automotive industry that they simply must be protected. In June, a film starring Alec Baldwin dubbed Framing John DeLorean hit cinema screens and video-on-demand, recounting the life of times of DeLorean from an engineer at General Motors to the founder of his own automaker that built the car famously used in the Back to the Future franchise.

Also Watch: This Back To The Future DeLorean Replica Can Be Driven With A Remote Control

The company encountered a string of production delays and financial issues and DeLorean eventually found himself ensnared in a federal investigation targeting drug traffickers. Aiming to quickly get some cash, he conspired to traffic cocaine and while he was later acquitted on the charges, the company soon collapsed.

  • Bob

    1. Why? They don’t rust!
    2. They leaked when there was no rain.
    3. Who’s on saving the Ferraris?
    4. Only Florida would have that many DeLoreans
    5. Can’t they just travel to a week after the hurricane instead?

    I’m done. 😛

  • robotlogic

    They are a good looking cars but outside of looks they are 100% crap.

    • HollywoodF1

      I drive mine every day. I have a friend who drives his over 200 miles every day. I have many friends who have driven theirs since new. I have many frinds with more than 100,000 miles on theirs. I have a friend with more than 200,000 miles on his. I have another friend who has over 500,000 miles on his. 2/3 of them are still around after nearly 40 years! How many early 80s cars can say all this? Don’t believe everything you hear from non-owners. People like a good story more than a boring truth.

  • Alduin

    Hurricane Delorean.

    • alex.remsen

      got a good chuckle from that

      • Alduin

        🥁👍

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