✕ View Video 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 Red Coupe 2.8L V6 1671 Miles
Stock #: 18GKM92 Exterior Color: Red Interior Color: Black Body Type: Coupe Transmission: 5 Speed Manual Engine: 2.8L V6 Title Condition: Clear Vehicle Description Painted Red by Delivering Dealer - Less than 2k original Miles - Original Documentation - Fully restored with parts being provided by DeLorean Motor Company in Texas
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...You don't see a Red DeLorean everyday! That's because they're aren't many, and even fewer that were painted by the delivering dealer, have less than 2,000 original miles, and have all the supporting original documentation, including the original one owner Georgia title, original window sticker, original owners manual, original sales brochure, and original drive out tag. These cars are becoming increasingly collectible and are almost impossible to find with this low milage and all the paperwork even near this asking price.
The body design of the DMC-12 was a product of Giorgetto Giugiaro of Ital Design and is paneled in brushed SS304 Stainless Steel. Except for three cars plated in 24-Carat Gold, All DMC-12s left the factory without paint or clearcoat. This is one of the very rare stainless steel body and plastic bumper DeLoreans that was painted by the selling dealer for promotional purposes. That dealer was Hub Ford of Atlanta, GA, who proudly displayed the car in their showroom after painting it. On August 4, 1987, the first owner, James Tolleson (also from Atlanta) purchased the car with 232 miles on the clock. The car was then driven occasionally for the next twenty years but mainly remained the staple of a private collection. With just 1,641 miles recorded in 2013, the owner did a comprehensive restoration is excess of $20,000. All parts and components were purchased from DeLorean Motor Company in Huble, TX. Everything was overhauled at no expense spared.
Today, the car has 1,671 actual miles and comes from our local clients esteemed collection. The original 2.8L V6 fires on command and the car runs strong. Power is transferred smoothly through the preferred 5-speed gearbox. All the original documentation has been preserved, which has been cataloged on a professional poster highlighting the car's history. This is an awesome vehicle and worthy of any enthusiasts garage. This is an investment car that will surely gain value over time. Be sure to check out all the photos and video on our main website: Garage Kept Motors. Call if interested or e-mail with any questions. Thank you for looking.
Photos About Garage Kept Motors Garage Kept Motors, LLC specializes in classic and specialty online auto sales.
For our consignors, we are the only auto brokers that offer a Transparent Sale Disclosure. This means, when a car sells, we provide an exact copy of the Bill of Sale. We do this so our clients know exactly who bought their car, where it went, and most importantly how much we sold it for. No funny business.
For our buyers, our vehicles are listed on the Internet, with over 100 photos, including undercarriage pictures, and walk-around videos of the vehicles running plus a narrative-style write-up of the cars history and features. Our international exposure allows us to sell cars across the globe, and we sell a majority of them out of state and overseas. We deliver honesty and consistency in our photos and descriptions, a “no surprise” approach, so buyers, both near and far, can invest with confidence sight unseen. We are not a gallery. Vehicles can be seen locally by appointment as potential buyers are given our undivided attention.
Terms and Conditions Payment Options We accept the following payment methods:
- Cashier's Check/money order
- Cash (in person)
- Personal check (once cleared)
Vehicle Pickup & Shipping General Terms Garage Kept Motors, LLC, and our brother company Kliffs Classic Cars, LLC, strives to represent each vehicle accurately and honestly. We welcome third-party pre-purchase inspections on all purchases in our indoor, heated showroom. We take pride in our descriptions, photos, and videos but we are humans and ultimately not perfect. Unless otherwise noted, all vehicles are sold AS-IS with No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales are final.
We do offer shipping within the continental United States. If you would like a shipping quote, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Thank you.
Fees and Taxes For purchases within the State of Michigan, we charge a $200 documentary fee plus sales tax (6%), license (depends on original MSRP and birthdate) or transfer fee ($8), and title fee ($15). For sales outside the State of Michigan, we only charge a $200 documentary fee on top of the sales price. A Bill of Sale will be provided so buyers can register the vehicle in their own state and/or country. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Thank you.

Used Year: 1981
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): SCEDT26T3BD003935 Mileage: 1671
Transmission: Manual Make: DeLorean
Body Type: Coupe Model: DMC-12
Warranty: Unspecified Trim: --
Vehicle Title: Clear Engine: 2.8L V6
Options: -- Drive Type: --
Power Options: -- Fuel Type: Gasoline
Exterior Color: Red For Sale By: Dealer
Interior Color: Black

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