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The DeLorean is back from the past

Dr. Emmett Brown put it best.“The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?” said Brown, as played by actor Christopher Lloyd in “Back to the Future.”Even with the 30 th anniversary of the 1985 blockbuster film not due until 2015, a California car company is reportedly seeing an uptick in a very esoteric mode of automotive restoration.According to The Orange County Register, the DeLorean Motor Co. – the eponymous, modern-day successor to the original company founded in 1982 by General Motors executive John DeLorean – is doing brisk business transforming surviving DeLoreans into replicas of the time machine Michael J. Fox, or Marty McFly, used to travel 30 years into the past to save his family from oblivion.“‘Back to the Future' is getting bigger and bigger, especially among kids who watched the movie in 1985 and now have enough money to own a piece of it,” Danny Botkin, DeLorean Motor Co. mechanic, told the Register.“We've never adve...

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