DeLorean model cars. The DeLorean Motor Company (DMC) was an American automobile manufacturer founded by John DeLorean in 1975. It is best known for producing the iconic DeLorean DMC-12 sports car, which was featured as the time machine in the popular “Back to the Future” movie franchise. The DeLorean DMC-12 was known for its distinctive stainless steel body and gull-wing doors, as well as its futuristic design and innovative engineering. Despite its popularity, the company faced financial difficulties and was only in production for a short time, from 1981 to 1983. Today, the DeLorean DMC-12 remains a highly sought after collectible and is a symbol of 1980s pop culture. Browse our entire range of DeLorean Model Cars below or use the filters to narrow your search.