The DeLorean Paradox, How it Failed and Became a Legend

The DeLorean was supposed to be the car of the future. Then they stopped making it. Though many today know the car through the movie Back to the Future, DeLorean has its own incredible story to tell. John Z. DeLorean is at its center as the founder and namesake of the company. His path through the upper echelon of General Motors seemed to have set him on course for that company’s Presidency — but he dreamed of starting his own company. The result was the DeLorean Motor Company, which was established in America and eventually planted a factory in Dunmurry, Ireland, near Belfast and during the sectarian civil war known as “the Troubles.”