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DeLorean offers a first look at the revival of the gull-winged Alpha 5 EV

DeLorean offers a first look at the revival of the gull-winged Alpha 5 EV

DeLorean Motor Company The first pictures revealed The Alpha 5 Electric Vehicle (EV), the brand’s attempt to revive the DeLorean name in an all-electric form. Staying true to the ’80s classic DeLorean style known for its style in Back to the futureThe Alpha 5 comes with those iconic gull-wing doors and can hit 60 mph in about 2.99 seconds (or 88 mph in 4.35 seconds, if you’re curious).

Before we dive into the details, it’s worth noting that the company behind the Alpha 5 isn’t actually the same as the original DeLorean cars—that company discontinued in 1982. It’s an unrelated Texas-based company that supplies parts to owners of DeLorean cars. DeLorean antique, acquired the rights to the DeLorean brand and It sparked an all-electric revival in April.

The Alpha 5 can come with a 100 kWh battery, offering an estimated 300 miles of range and a top speed of 155 mph. DeLorean notes that these specs will belong to the “baseline” performance model, but there’s no word on other potential performance levels or pricing.

while alpha 5 Do Hinting its heritage on its gas-powered predecessor with gull-wing doors and a sloping design, it trades in its angular profile for smoother, four-seater curves instead of two. Despite some obvious differences, DeLorean partnered with Italdesign, the same Volkswagen-owned design team that helped develop the look of the 1981 DMC-12, and take it on the electrified version that heralds the future.

DeLorean plans to show Alpha 5 to the public On her website Tomorrow morning, but you can sign up for a sneak peek at photos and specs right now. We’ll have to wait a little longer to see the car in action, though DeLorean is set to reveal the Alpha 5 at Pebble Beach on August 21.

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