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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

DeLorean will release the Alpha 5 electric-powered sportscar

~Time Busting~ Of course you still remember the DMC-12 that was very famous for its role in a Hollywood movie in the 1980s titled "Back to The Future." And at the beginning of the year the automaker DeLorean Motor Company in collaboration with ItalDesign, a well-known automotive design house from Italy planned to launch a modern version called EVolved, and powered by electric motor.
DeLorean Motor Company has revealed the first images of the Alpha 5 electric vehicle, which is set to be officially revealed this summer. (Picture from: TheVerge)
Well, some time ago, the DeLorean Motor Company shown the its newest electric vehicle image called the Alpha 5, on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. It is not known what the cause and connection with the old name was so it was replaced with a new name, possibly the old name was just designation for this new electric-driven model. 
The DeLorean Alpha 5 is assembled in the form of an environmentally friendly electric-powered vehicle with a larger body proportion. (Picture from: TheVerge)
In its release, the automaker said that the Alpha 5 intended to mark revival of the legendary DeLorean DMC-12 of 1980s. But different from its predecessors, in this latest version, the Alpha 5 is assembled in the form of an environmentally friendly electric-powered vehicle with a larger body proportion. As Troy Beetz, head of marketing for the DeLorean Alpha  5, said, it's like having a big responsibility to ensure the history of the DeLorean brand, but even more responsibility to manage its future.
The upcoming car seats four people, including the driver, with comfy-looking arm rests between the seats in both the front and back. (Picture from: TheVerge)
As reported by the Daily Mail, the Alpha 5 will be present in the global automotive market with slatted rear window and gull-wing doors so that it can accommodate in and out of the driver and passengers. By carrying the futuristic grand tourer design, the latest version of the DeLorean is designed with a length of 4,995 mm, a width of 2,044 mm and a height of 1,370 mm, through these dimensions the Alpha 5 can carry four passengers at once, and might be has similiraty of size to the Koenigsegg Gemera.
There are also two interactive displays to show the driver information such as speed and battery level, but otherwise the dashboard is clean and minimalist. (Picture from: TheVerge)
As previously mentioned, this sports car is powered by an electric motor equipped with a Lithium-ion battery pack with a capacity of more than 100 kWh, so that the Alpha 5 is able to go up to a top speed of 250 kph with a range of 483 km. As for performance, DeLorean claims that the Alpha 5 is far superior to the old version, where this gull-winged car can accelerate from 0 to 96 kph in 2.99 seconds.
The new vehicle will be able to reach 96 kph in about 2.99 seconds or 141.66 kph in 4.35 seconds, and as we all know 141.66 kph is the speed the modified car in 'Back to the Future' had to reach to activate time travel. (Picture from: TheVerge)
When viewed from the interior, the Alpha 5 presents a digital instrument screen arrangement complete with a central screen embedded in the floating center console. As for the Alpha 5's passenger and driver seats is deliberately designed with a sporty style. As You can see on the image released by DeLorean, there's the two rows of Alpha 5 seats are separated by some a kind of console that can function as an armrest.
The rebooted design features a slatted rear window and futuristic red tail lights, providing a fitting tribute to the original car, first released in 1981. (Picture from: TheVerge)
Although DeLorean has not divulged detailed specifications and official prices of its new sports car, according to the news circulating in its release this time, the Alpha 5 will only be produced in limited numbers of around 88 units. 
And later will be officially released for the global market on August 21, 2022, to be precise at the 2022 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance event. Well, let's just wait until the event arrives. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | DELOREAN MOTOR COMPANY | DAILYMAIL | THE VERGE ]
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