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The DeLorean is coming Back To The Future as an EV

Great Scott! The infamous DeLorean is making a comeback (sort of) with the new Alpha5 EV.

The upcoming Alpha5 EV is being built by the DeLorean Motor Company, which a new company unrelated to the original manufacturer that made the DMC-12 as featured in the Back To The Future series.

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“There was this enormous responsibility to make sure we honored the history of the DeLorean brand, but an even greater responsibility in curating it’s future… I think we did both with the Alpha5” said Troy Beetz, Cheif Marketing Officer of the DeLorean Motor Company.

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The DeLorean Alpha5 will be an all-electric vehicle with a 100 kWh battery and offer up to 480 KM (300 miles) of range.

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The top speed of the EV is a estimated 250 km/h (155 mph) and a 0-88 mph of 4.35 sec and 0-60 mph in 2.99 sec. For comparison, the original DeLorean could to 0-60 in 8.8 seconds or so.

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Unlike the original DeLorean which was a two-seater, the Alpha5 is a four-seater but still has it’s signature gullwing doors.

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The interior styling of the Alpha5 is reminiscent of the newly launched Lucid Air.

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Information like pricing and actual launch date haven’t been revealed yet but more details will be announced in the coming months.

The Alpha5 will also be shown in-person at Pebble Beach in August.

Source: DeLorean 

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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