1981 DeLorean DMC-12

Lot: 590

Sold for (£): 24,250
Offered for sale is a 2.5L 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 10 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 98 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

"Are you telling me you made a time machine out of a DeLorean!"...


  • Step back in time and enjoy this wonderful left-hand drive DMC-12
  • Desirable and rare five-speed manual gearbox and just 6,716 miles indicated
  • Ten years of current ownership with much expenditure recorded 
  • MOT until May 2020 issued with no advisories
  • Great Scott. Slide yourself back into 1985 and re-live those heady times




Lot Details

Registration: TBF 889W RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1981 Engine size: 2.5L
Make: DeLorean Odometer reading (miles): 6716
Model: DMC-12 MOT expiry: 2020-05-21
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: SCEDT26T0BD001690

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 98 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Excellent history file. Very interesting. Extensively Restored Items include, New Tyres. Brakes and Cylinders. Wheel Bearings. Radiators and Fans. Radiator Pipes Front to Back. Injectors. Injector Pumps. Clutch. Slave Cylinder. Steering Rack. Poly Bush Suspension. Spax Adjustable Shocks. Headlights. Fuel Tank. Electronic Engine Temperature Guage. *SPARE WHEEL*(very rare). And Much More

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