DeLorean Motor Co. Inc. said it plans to unveil its new electric DeLorean Aug. 18 on the awards ramp at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
The company a teaser image was released this week a concept car that shows the taillight and left shoulder of the car.
The prototype will be shown three days before moving to Concept Lawn on Aug. 21, the company said. The name of the new generation DeLorean will also be announced in August.
While it will be a brand new car, it will have references to the classic DeLorean, such as a door with a seagull wing, said DeLorean Motor CEO Jost de Vries. Automotive news.
The company is aiming for mass production of the car and is looking for a place for its factory in North America. Despite this, de Vries said the company hopes to supply the first cars to customers by the end of next year.
For more than three decades, DeLorean Motor Co. LLC is run by Stephen Wynn in Humble, Texas, as a workshop for the maintenance and restoration of classic DeLoreans.
DeLorean Motor Co. Inc. is a new company with a new management based in San Antonio, which is focused on creating a new model.
The new company was fully funded by private equity, and de Vries did not disclose any specific investors. He will be looking for another round of funding sometime this year.
The company has just over 100 employees and will seek to hire more when production begins, with a target of at least 450.
“The public reaction has been impressive,” de Vries said. “We have an amazing brand; now we need to release an amazing product. ”