1982 DeLorean DMC-12

Lot: 154

Sold for (£): 40,515
Offered for sale is a 2.8L 1982 DeLorean DMC-12 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 25 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 124 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

25 years ownership, RHD, manual gearbox and just 31,500 miles...


  • A lovely example of these ground-breaking, innovative, Anglo-American sports cars
  • Imported into the UK in 1990 and professionally converted to right-hand drive
  • Really well restored. Superb interior. Tidy engine bay
  • Desirable and rare five-speed manual gearbox 
  • 31,500 miles, original handbook. Fresh MOT prior to the auction 
  • "Are you telling me you built a time machine - out of a DeLorean?"



Lot Details

Registration: XBC 337X RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1982 Engine size: 2.8L
Make: DeLorean Odometer reading (miles): 31500
Model: DMC-12 MOT expiry: 2020-02-11
Warranted: No Chassis number: SCEDT26TICD010271

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 124 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Restored to original glory. Bodywork refinished to factory quality. 


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Must be seen to appreciate the quality of workmanship. Interior in excellent condition. Dashboard fully refurbished and rebuilt. Headlining refurbished and refitted. All in all in excellent condition and converted to RHD to an excellent standard.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Engine well maintained and runs well. 


Gears: Drive-shaft:


5-speed manual gearbox with 31K on the clock. 

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Running gear all in good working condition. Steering assembly rebuilt. Full brake caliper refurb plus new pads. Full brake pipe and flexible hose replacement. Chassis carefully inspected, refurbed, refinished and Waxoyled. Front suspension strengthening recall and modification performed and completed. All removable bracketry replated, refurbished or replaced. All nuts, bolts, and fastenings replaced as needed.


Minor: Major:


All electrics in good working condition apart from a faulty fuel gauge. 

Vehicle History


Imported from the USA and converted to right-hand drive. Original handbook. No service history when purchased. Self-maintained.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history